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The Stockton & Darlington Railway - The fairies of Myers Flat

During the building of the Stockton to Darlington railway, engineers ran into trouble at a marshy spot called Myers Flat. The area was fenced and navvies poured hundreds of tons of rubble into the marsh with little effect other than to cause the boundary railings  to constantly shift. 228 more words


Fabric fairies.

It’s amazing how the fabric fairies work! Two weeks ago I went to a garage sale up here on my mountain. I don’t normally go to garage sales, I would put that down to laziness but this one advertised linens and a 9am start, now that is better time than those early bird ones! 128 more words

(Tooth) Fairy Stories

Poor Amber, having suffered with multiple wobbly teeth for the last month, making it very difficult to eat anything but soup!

She then lost three of those teeth in just seven days, leaving her with a mouth like… Well, like this! 267 more words


The Shadow People, Francis Ledwidge

Laughing faces in the wild… Some of the images are so lovely.

The Shadow People


Old lame Bridget says to me,
“It is just your fancy, child.” 228 more words

Review: Wildwood Dancing

Title: Wildwood Dancing
Author: Juliet Marillier
Published: 2007
Length: 407 pages

My star rating: ★ ★ ★ ½

Jena and her four sisters have the ability to visit the “Other Kingdom,” a fae realm, every month on the night of the full moon, where they dance and rub shoulders with an assortment of non-human creatures. 1,390 more words

Book Reviews

The Feylands by Peter Meredith

Where I Got It: Review copy

Narrator: Fred Wolinksy

Publisher: Peter Meredith (2015)

Length: 10 hours 40 minutes

Series: Book 1 The Hidden Lands

Author’s Page… 862 more words


The Elves, fascinating supernatural beings

An elf (plural: elves) is a type of supernatural being in Germanic mythology and folklore.[1] Reconstructing the early concept of an elf depends almost entirely on texts in Old English or relating to Norse mythology.[2] Later evidence for elves appears in diverse sources such as medical texts, prayers, ballads, and folktales. 905 more words