Posts Tagged: Grimm

On faded fairytales

Anyone who has been reading this blog for a while will hopefully know that I have a bit of a soft spot for fairytales. I find them fascinating – how they’ve evolved, which ones we remember, which ones fade into

On faded fairytales

Anyone who has been reading this blog for a while will hopefully know that I have a bit of a soft spot for fairytales. I find them fascinating – how they’ve evolved, which ones we remember, which ones fade into

On the fairy tale kiss

I’ve just finished the second book of Grimm’s Fairy Tales that I’ve been reading this week, and something has struck me – there is a distinct absence of the Fairytale kiss! Disney has taught us that all good fairy tale

On the fairy tale kiss

I’ve just finished the second book of Grimm’s Fairy Tales that I’ve been reading this week, and something has struck me – there is a distinct absence of the Fairytale kiss! Disney has taught us that all good fairy tale

On what makes a fairy tale

  You have heard of Cinderella, Rumplestiltskin, Little Red Riding Hood, and The Shoemaker and the Elves, but have you heard about The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage? How about Farmerkin, or Thousandfurs, or Gambling Hans? Or the Boy

On what makes a fairy tale

  You have heard of Cinderella, Rumplestiltskin, Little Red Riding Hood, and The Shoemaker and the Elves, but have you heard about The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage? How about Farmerkin, or Thousandfurs, or Gambling Hans? Or the Boy