Category: adventures in fairyland

Outings, adventures, people and places.


A magical evening in Haworth

Ursula Holden Gill was introduced as a “shape-shifting scalliwag” by our hosts, the Worth Valley Storytelling Guild, and that is exactly what she was. At first she appeared as an ordinary woman wearing a pair of clogs, but then she was a deer in the forest, and then a witch, and then an ogre’s wife.


Fairy Tale Friday with Angie Rega

Angie Rega and I discussing fairy tales in her Fairy Tale Friday series. It’s not just me, though. She’s asked a whole host of authors the same five questions and their answers are delightful. Won’t you join us?

Hansel and Gretel by Arthur Rackham

A Magical Feast

Over on John Barleycorn Must Die, the blog started up by Rex Van Ryn and Howard Gayton concerning the process involved in the creation of their graphic novel, there is a magical, movable feast happening right now.

Vasnetsov Flying Carpet

Myths and Fairy Tales in Film and Literature

A two-day event that brought together fairy tale scholars from around the world to reflect upon the fairy tale as it has been expressed in the 20th century to the present day.

An Evening in York

Attending a poetry reading at the York Speakers’ Corner with Amal El-Mohtar and Adrienne J. Odasso.