“Her skin was white as snow, lips red as blood, and hair black as ebony.”
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, Snow White
A classic story about beauty and monstrosity, kindness and jealousy, innocence and hatred
A story about the girl with pure heart and her cruel stepmother, who couldn’t bear being worse in any way. We all know that story, of course. But what if it was totally different?
Continue reading ➞ Victorian Snow White at Liberton Kirk
… or how to never grow up!
This post is closely related with my 30th birthday and some thoughts, which have been with me that day. It was almost 3 months ago, but I’ve decided to prepare it anyway because of one important reason: this blog was supposed to be some kind of my own birthday gift to myself. I started to think about it in Decemeber, then in January I asked about that idea on Instagram. And then I just thought: now or never!
Continue reading ➞ About keeping your inner child alive
“A cold wind was blowing from the north, and it made the trees rustle like living things.”
George R. R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
Spring? What spring? It’s time for second winter!
When I am writing these words, snow is already melting behind the window and all I can hear is the rain, silently tapping on the window sill. But only 5 days ago we had really strong blizard here, which lasted almost 3 days! If I lived in a castle, I could totally feel like in Winterfell 😉
Continue reading ➞ Winter has come to Ediburgh!
A short photo story about some nice discoveries
25 February was almost like the first day of spring to me, although not long after that winter has come again to Scotland (more about that here). That day I decided to go for a walk in search of snowdrops and had really magical time, wandering along Water of Leith.
Continue reading ➞ Magical walk in search of snowdrops
A villain is just a victim, whose story hasn’t been told…
In a far away land, long ago, lived a fairy who was cruelly hurt.
Her wings – the most important thing determined her being – were taken from her. Without her true self, the only thing remained was to turn against her torturer to make him suffer as much as she did. But one day she met this little princess and suddenly everything changed…
Continue reading ➞ Maleficent in gothic version