Seven Podcasts for Fairy Tale Lovers

If you're anything like me, you use podcasts to get you through the day - out walking, in the car, cooking dinner: all the stuff where sometimes it's great just to have some else's voice in your head for a while! I also spend a lot of time at the computer working with images and,…Read more Seven Podcasts for Fairy Tale Lovers

Twice Upon a Time: books that will make you rethink Fairy Tales

We hope that Vasilisa the Wise and Other Tales of Brave Young Women will encourage people to rethink the fairy tales they have always known. Many people think of princess tales as the standard, but looking back through the history of fairy tales, you'll find many stories of women who slayed dragons, rescued princes and…Read more Twice Upon a Time: books that will make you rethink Fairy Tales

The Illustration Process

When you look at Lorena's illustrations, do you see paint? Ink? Paper cut outs? Her work is certainly inspired by the incredible pen and ink illustrations of Arthur Rackham and the watercolour and cut-out works of Jan Pienkowski, but she uses an altogether different method. In an extract from a conference paper she recently gave…Read more The Illustration Process

10 gift ideas for folklore & fairy tale lovers

Inspired by Vasilisa the Wise and Other Tales of Brave Young Women, we've trawled the Internet to seek out a range of gifts for the folklore and fairy tale lover in your life. From the stunning to the quirky, we're sure there's at least one thing here that will thrill its recipient. 1. Baba Yaga…Read more 10 gift ideas for folklore & fairy tale lovers