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Fairy Tale Tuesday No.101 - The Valiant Little Tailor

In this Grimm brothers story, a tailor purchases jam. That doesn’t sound like the beginning of anything other than lunch, but it’s summer and the tailor, having incautiously left his bread and jam unattended, finds the party crashed by a swarm of flies. 1,390 more words

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The Seven Swabians by the Brothers Grimm

This week I have been reading a lot about Germany, the culture, heritage and of course … fairy tales. This is how I came across the Duchy of Swabia, a region covering  Alsace in north-eastern France, Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria in southern Germany, Lichtenstein, and parts of Switzerland and northern Italy during the high middle ages (around the 10th to 13th centuries).   1,108 more words

Musings

An apple a day!

I’m currently playing with a series of pencil illustrations inspired by the Brothers Grimm fairy tales princess series this one’s Snow White.

*Obviously I own neither the Brothers Grimm or Disney.

Colour

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo!

I’m currently playing with a series of pencil illustrations inspired by the Brothers Grimm fairy tales princess series featuring this one – Cinderella,

I really like the bodice detailing on this, it could be lace mixed with tiny, delicate pin tucks. 9 more words

Colour

UnEnchanted (An Unfortunate Fairy Tale #1)

Unenchanted  by Chandra Hahn was the latest book on my reading list.

Mina Grime is a quiet, clumsy, unpopular, and extraordinarily unlucky teenage girl drifting through high school trying not to get noticed.  493 more words

Books

Pucker Up

If you ever read the Brothers Grimm,  who popularised folk tales such as Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel, Rumpelstiltskin, Snow White, you may also know the story of The Frog Prince. 72 more words

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Play: The Three Snake Leaves

A Brothers Grimm adaptation on 31 July 2014, 1 August 2014, 2 August 2014 by Grim North Theatre.

A young man wins recognition in battle and is granted the princess’ hand in marriage, so long as he agrees to one rather odd condition…he must be buried alive with her if she dies first.. 113 more words

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