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Bearskin, by Jamie Robyn Wood, is a book I almost put down. Now, that may sound like a bad start to a review, but hear me out. 1,285 more words


Robin McKinley-The Door in the Hedge

Themes Explored: fairy tale retellings, fiction, faerie tales, short stories, magic, elves,  dual realities, spells, curses,  fantasy, changelings, romance, princesses, falling in love, mysticism, legends, mythology, lore, ancient customs… 1,194 more words


Love Story

He wasn’t charming like the heroes in fairy tales. He didn’t stand out or wear fancy clothes, and he didn’t meet the requirements I’d made from the fictional characters in books. 164 more words


Egg & Spoon

Egg & Spoon

Gregory Maguire
Candlewick Press, 2014

Do you remember reading Mark Twain’s The Prince and the Pauper? Well this fantasy novel is a take on that theme – a poor Russian peasant girl trades places with a girl of privilege on her way to be introduced to the Tsar. 360 more words

Book Review

Creative City: Copenhagen

The instant you step off the train, you know that there’s something about Copenhagen. From the clock that sings in the same key as Greensleeve… 535 more words

Practical Tips

Mirror Mirror

Michelle found our flat on Realestate.com after Schoolies and we moved in on the 15th of January. On the 18th she bought the mirror from the Vinnies down the road… 1,449 more words