“Me fellow travellers, good evening. Welcome to a magical land, a world of myths and legends, of adventure and fantasy.”
We’re about to meet fantastic creatures and learn some whimsical stories straight out of a different realm. Are you ready to go with me?
The Giant Lanterns of China is a regular display in Edibnurgh Zoo, taking place every winter (from the middle of November till the middle of February). There are over 400 lanterns, lighting a magical trail through the Zoo. I was lucky to take part in the event this week and it was more amazing than I expected!
Continue reading ➞ Chinese Lanterns in Edinburgh. Myths & legends
“I’ll wait for you under the bluebells. I’ll be there always.”
Once upon a time in an old, forgotten cemetery lived a little bluebell fairy who was very lonely. As all her sisters, she was waking up only for few spring weeks every year, to take care of blooming flowers and paint them in the most enchanting colours.
Continue reading ➞ The Bluebell Fairy
“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