John is taking the week off. But don’t worry you can still get your weekly fix of Folklore goodness.
“The world is made of dirt. A rock doesn’t have feelings.” The flaccid man in the documentary glared out of the monitor at me accusingly, as if he suspected me of once being nice to…Continue Reading
As a suitable pairing with our review of The Wild Girl, this week we’re pleased to be giving away one signed copy of Bitter Greens, Kate Forsyth’s retelling of ‘Rapunzel’. Kim Wilkins called Bitter Greens…Continue Reading
Be it the spindles in Mother Holle and Briar Rose, or the wheels in The Twelve Huntsmen or Rumpelstiltskin, spinning is everywhere in the background of Grimm’s fairy tales. As Maria Tatar points out, there’s…Continue Reading