Fairy Tale Fridays #8: The Little Mermaid | Hans Christian Andersen

Fairy Tale Fridays #8: The Little Mermaid | Hans Christian Andersen

I started drafting this over a month ago but it's ended up being quite topical, so apparently being far too busy to finish this in time had a silver lining! Disney's The Little Mermaid is a love story about a mermaid who is granted humanity (though personally, I think Ariel comes across as giving up [...]

13 Fictional Witches I Love

13 Fictional Witches I Love

Traditionally, witches have been depicted as evil women who are either haggard and old, or young and seductive (and often secretly haggard and old underneath). In European fairy tales, witches are almost always evil but modern witches are thankfully a little less black and white. They are a staple in fantasy fiction, in folklore and [...]