Fairy Tales: BalletLORENT’s Snow White

There's just something about ballet and fairy tales which go together, and BalletLORENT are really flaunting it! Two years ago, I was mesmerised by their production of 'Rapunzel.' So when I saw a new show listed in my local theatre's brochure, I was straight down to the ticket office.   This time, BalletLORENT chose to... Continue Reading →

5 Christmas Fairy Tales

Fairy tales are not something immediately associated with Christmas. At least, not anymore. Once, families used to sit beside the fire and read stories together, but this seems to have dissolved in the face of modern entertainment. Which is all the more reason to give it a go! One of the best things about the... Continue Reading →

Witches: In Fairy Tales and Reality

This is a bit of a re-hash of this post about witches from last October. Witches feature heavily in my writing, and I find them fascinating characters for may reasons. Witches are also common is fairy tales, and are usually depicted as evil within this genre. However, the term 'witch' is one of the widest and... Continue Reading →

The Swan Princess (& The Stupid Prince)

Have you ever re-watched one of your favourite childhood films and had that awful moment of realisation where you notice all the flaws? All the plot holes and terrible characterisation that you didn't notice when you were younger? This is exactly what happened to my friend and I when we decided to watch The Swan Princess.... Continue Reading →

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