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Just Living Is Not Enough . . .

Two-tailed Swallowtail Butterflies — Grunge Art by kenne

“Just living is not enough,”
said the butterfly,
“one must have sunshine,
freedom and a little flower.”

— Hans Christian Andersen


Fairy Tale Friday- The Shirt Collar

I quite enjoyed this week’s fairy tale which was short and sweet. It was about a gentleman’s collar. Random, I know, but it made me smile. 73 more words

Fairy Tale Friday

Indie Spotlight: Princess of Undersea

Indie author promotion! Princess of Undersea: A Timeless Tale by Leslie Conzatti

Are you a fan of fairytale retellings? Do you love Little Mermaid? Check out this thrilling retelling of love and hardship. 239 more words


Kan en struds være racistisk? – om intralinguale oversættelser af ældre danske billedbøger

Af Sofie Boysen

Bør man genoversætte gamle danske børnebøger til en nutidig kontekst for at undgå utilsigtet racisme? For de fleste forskere i børnelitteratur er svaret et rungende NEJ! 3,405 more words

Oversættelsesteori Og -debat

Hardships for Success

Our early struggles often feed our future successes. They can provide opportunities for personal growth and creative inspiration. Such is the way with Hans Christian Andersen. 261 more words


To the Despairing Artist

When I’m discouraged or dismayed in my writing, I find peace and take heart not by studying marketing or how to skyrocket to bestseller lists, but by pondering the stories that have woven themselves into the human psyche throughout the generations. 974 more words


Meow Meow Seeks Love and Mermaids


If you're looking for love still, you may find yourself being pushed aside by Meow Meow. You see, this plucky Australian cabaret diva, whose proper name is Melissa Madden Gray, is also on the cat's prowl and has been unlucky thus far. 278 more words