Fairytales for children

“Fairy tales since the beginning of recorded time, and perhaps earlier, have been a means to conquer the terrors of mankind through metaphor.” ― Jack Zipes I have always loved fairytales in all their incarnations. They are a mainstay in our popular culture from bedtime stories to movies, constantly being reinvented and reinterpreted. There are…

Introduction to this blog

I am going to be up front with my biases – I love fairytales. Always have and always will. I grew up on a steady diet of fairytales and folklore in a landscape where it seemed as if they really could happen. Oral storytelling is a strong part of traditional Irish culture and I was…