PICCANINNIES BY ISABEL MAUD PEACOCKE

PICCANINNIES If your heart is pure, and your eyes are clear, And you come the one right day of the year, And eat of the fruit of the Magic Tree The wee Bush Folk you will surely see. In the green and woody places, Thickets shady, sunlit spaces, Have you never heard us calling, When…

THE PARSON (REYNARD THE FOX, 1920) by JOHN MASEFIELD

And with him came the stock which grew him— The parson and his sporting wife, She was a stout one, full of life With red, quick, kindly, manly face. She held the knave, queen, king, and ace In every hand she played with men. She was no sister to the hen, But fierce and minded…

Four Keys to Telling Stories

Since this week was the “Tell a fairy tale day” I thought it would be good to give you some advice on how to tell a beautiful story. “There’s actually a science to why stories matter. So when we hear a good story as human beings our brain lights up. It illuminates the city of…

The Shape of Water – Trailer

The Shape of Water  Before anyone starts complaining that this is not a fairytale of folk story, I know it’s a film. It’s made by Guillermo del Toro. Probably you all know more about films than I do, but just in case you don’t, he has made “Hellboy”, “Crimson Peak” or the series “The Strain”…