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Fairy Tale Friday- The Old Street Lamp

This week’s fairy tale was a short but interesting little fairy tale. The Old Street Lamp centres around a lamp who is terrified that they are going to be retired and melted down. 131 more words

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The Devil’s in the Details

I may have mentioned that I’m no longer young, but believe me, it doesn’t follow that I’m nostalgic for The Good Old Days. Sure, forty years ago I was better-looking. 793 more words


Fairy Tale Friday- The Little Mermaid

I’m sure I’m not the only one that when The Little Mermaid is mentioned thinks of Disney princesses and the beautiful Ariel. In Hans Christian Anderson’s tale, the little mermaid is a quiet, thoughtful girl although she longs to grow up quickly. 356 more words

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Top 5 Favourite Non Disney Films from My Childhood

Okay, so I know at the end of the blog post I uploaded on Monday evening I said I would potentially upload another that night, but to be writing another one less than 48 hours later is pretty impressive, right? 1,258 more words


Fairy Tale Friday- The Last Dream of The Old Oak

This week’s fairy tale was a short but not so sweet one. It’s a short Christmas tale about an old Oak tree. One Christmas Eve, the Oak tree dreams about all of the plants and animals it has known throughout its lifetime. 82 more words

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Fairy Tale Friday- Big Claus and Little Claus

This week’s Fairy Tale is one that I hadn’t heard of before, however once I started to read it, it became very familiar to me! It involves two men living in a village with the same name. 503 more words

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Nothing Fishy about Court’s Mermaid Tale

The Little Mermaid
At The Court Theatre as part of KidsFest 2016
13-23 July 2016

By Hans Christian Andersen
Adapted by Allison Horsley
Supported by Mainland Foundation… 393 more words

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