Fly Away Home & Meeting Marina Warner

Last week, I travelled to the University of Chichester for a talk and book signing with Marina Warner, hosted by the Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy. When I saw this event being advertised I knew I had to go, because Marina Warner. Enough said. Instead of reading from her new short story collection,... Continue Reading →

Summer 2015 Fairy Tale Book Haul

Summer means travelling, and travelling means great excitement in the form of new bookshops! I've managed to acquire some interesting fairy tale books over the last few months, which I'd like to throw into the fairy tale blogosphere.   So without further ado, here is my summer 2015 fairy tale book haul (and yes, that... Continue Reading →

Travel: Dragon Hunting in Norwich

In the East of England, there is a Medieval city composed of cobbled streets, secret gardens, and flint churches. Its castle stands on a hill, one of the only ones in the region, for we are deep in big-sky country. If you go left, you will find yourself in Chapelfield, a gleaming, glass shopping centre... Continue Reading →

An Evening with Kate Forsyth

Last year I encountered a novel called Bitter Greens (some of you may recall the review of it I posted on here). You know those books that you just cannot put down? The ones that you end up walking down the street holding in front of your face, or sneakily reading by the light of... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Witch Light by Susan Fletcher

For some reason, when I edited my blog this review disappeared. Can't have that, since it's my favourite book EVER. And I mean EVER EVER EVER, out of ALL THE BOOKS. EVER. So, I've written this new review. Which is actually borderline incoherent gushing about witches and Scotland and all of the awesomeness that this book... Continue Reading →

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