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Once upon a time (English)

A long, long time ago it was – Fadó, fadó, fadó a bhí ann (Irish)

It’s an old story – बहुत पुरानी बात है – … 138 more words


A Week in Review (Pt. I)

To all my dedicated readers, of which I know there are several, I deeply apologize for my lack of posting of late. But when you hear the sheer volume of things I’ve done over the last seven days, you’ll understand. 1,064 more words


Den lille havfrue (The little mermaid)

The little mermaid is a major landmark in Copenhagen, attracting thousands of visitors a year. H.C. Andersen’s little mermaid is said to “embody the spirit of the city.” It is much maligned for being much smaller than people expect and the statue has undergone her fair share of decapitations, demonstrations, and vandalism incidents. 643 more words


Denmark is the twilight zone

Sorry to disappoint those of you who are big ‘Twilight’ fans. There are no vampires or werewolves in Denmark. Well none that I have seen anyway. 1,376 more words


Featured Fairytale Friday (#5) -- The Phoenix Bird by Hans Christian Andersen

~Featured Fairytale Friday~
It’s Featured Fairytale Friday here at YA Indulgences. :) This is a weekly feature done by me where I spotlight one fairytale and share my thoughts and any retellings I find. 835 more words

Disturbing Disorders: Sirenomelia (Mermaid Syndrome)

Disturbing Disorders: Sirenomelia (Mermaid Syndrome).

From one of the most fascinating blogs around, The Chirurgeon’s Apprentice   One of the first stories I can ever remember reading, found in a collection of tales at my grandmother’s farm, was Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid.

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Michael Sweet and George Lynch Honor the 13-Year Anniversary of 9/11 with “September”

Today marks the 13-year anniversary of 9/11 – one of the most painful days in U.S. history for countless Americans.  To honor the anniversary of 9/11, Michael Sweet and George Lynch have teamed up to create a powerful, inspiring hard rock anthem entitled… 322 more words

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