Top 5 Summer Solstice and Midsummer Tales

The longest day of the year, the Summer Solstice, as well as the St. John’s Eve have passed this week and I hope you enjoyed it. Maybe you took part in some of the celebrations? Ever since prehistoric times summer solstice has been a day of great importance. Rituals and traditions have evolved in many…

Top 5 toughest women in fairy tales (inspired by Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls)

Recently, when browsing through some  online newspapers, I stumbled accross an article promoting the childrens book Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls on the Guardian. The founders of the whole project Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo started a kickstarter campaign to create, illustrate and publish the book. By now (June 2017) they raised more than € 675.000 with more  than 13.000…