Tales of Wonder

Luck or Fate would have it that I noticed and was able to attend an illustrated lecture by Jack Zipes last Thursday. Organised by the Folklore Society it took place at the Warburg Institute in London. “Fairy Tales with Wings: Reading Fairy Tales through Picture Postcards” was the title of the lecture  – obviously right […]

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It sounds prettily enough

I (almost, because I do love a lie-in) welcome being woken up at dawn by the chorus of blackbirds, robins and other birds in our garden – this morning music tells me that surely, Spring is finally here to stay. And don’t we all look forward to that after the winter? BUT I also treasure […]

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