|Posted by Once Upon A Fan on April 16, 2012 at 2:05 PM||comments (1)|
|Posted by Once Upon A Fan on March 11, 2012 at 9:25 PM||comments (0)|
Diane J Reed's latest article for the fan site is now online and explores the history of one of our most mischevious fairy tale characters. Just how did Rumplestiltskin go from naughty imp to the hottest property on TV. Diane guides you through his chequered past.
You can access the article here: Rumplestiltskin
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|Posted by Once Upon A Fan on March 7, 2012 at 3:20 PM||comments (0)|
From The Guardian Newspaper
A whole new world of magic animals, brave young princes and evil witches has come to light with the discovery of 500 new fairytales, which were locked away in an archive in Regensburg, Germany for over 150 years. The tales are part of a collection of myths, legends and fairytales, gathered by the local historian Franz Xaver von Schönwerth (1810–1886) in the Bavarian region of Oberpfalz at about the same time as the Grimm brot...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Once Upon A Fan on February 26, 2012 at 7:20 PM||comments (1)|
Wanted to share this news story. It was first reported a while back but since they are starting to dig around the amphitheatre over the next few weeks, and since we all love myths and legends, I thought it would be of interest to members.
Incidentally, this is also the city I live in so it's great for tourism.
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|Posted by Once Upon A Fan on December 30, 2011 at 10:05 PM||comments (1)|
As a Brit living on an island steeped in centuries of mystery and folk tale, love of classic fairy tales ran through my blood from a very early age. I would like to share with you one of those tales. I am actually lucky enough to live on the England/Wales border and the tale I am about to retell is said to have occurred in a village that is less than an hour from me. I have visited the site many times and have included some pics. It's one of those short tales you hear as a kid and, for whatev...Read Full Post »