A short fairy tale about how the peacock came to be the glorious and respected symbol it has been in folklore and legend.
Norse Mythology has many giants, big and small. Sometimes cast as villains or heroes, these deities played a pivotal role in Nordic mythology and literature. Here's a brief history of giants.
There are many moon superstitions and myths, many of them very ancient. We are fascinated by lunar lore, so come and explore how our ancestors saw the Moon and the stories they created around it
The Goose Girl is a fairy tale written by Jacob and William Grimm. It's a story of a stolen identity, the power of a given word and the justice winning over injustice.
I have been a professional storyteller for over 20 years and organise a major UK storytelling festival, so the question: 'what makes a good story?' is an important one for me and all storytellers.
If you've read the comic books or seen the Thor films, you'll recognize the Aesir. The God of Thunder was one of them. Here is an overview of one of two groups of Norse Gods.
King Arthur is this ex-biker, ex-soldier, ex-builder who had a brainstorm back in the eighties and decided he was King Arthur, after which he donned a white frock and a circlet, and has been causing various kinds of...
Baltic myths are filled with intriguing and captivating stories about laumes the fairies.
The Story of Cinderella is probably the most universal on planet. It seems sooner or later we all can relate with her position in the fairy tale to some degree. Let's explore some possible reasons ...
Born in New England, John Chapman was real man with a vision to plant apple seeds every where his feet touched in the Midwest. His legion lives on in a festival celebrated annually in California