Tag Archives: Fairy Tales

Tall Tales in the Woods: Tempo of Storytelling

Huddled around the fire pit, a crowd of around fifty people sat silently, motionless in the dark. In front of us a storyteller was mid tale: a tale of a Bear King, with castles, golden scissors and a wicked Hag. … Continue reading

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Heading North: Folksongs and Fairy tales.

Travelling through the meandering channels between the Norwegian islands, i’m struck by the number of tiny fishing villages and remote towns. This really is a fractured landscape where travel has only recently been easy. Today, as a wealthy country, there … Continue reading

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