Reading used to be considered a dangerous practice. If the ‘lower classes’ started doing it they might begin questioning the social order, and young girls would get ‘ideas’. How right they were to worry. No doubt you give consideration to
This post is linked from the main post for A Biography of Story, A Brief History of Humanity Pasted below is the introductory section to Story’s ‘biography’. (Unfortunately, I do not have here the beautiful Aldine type that we chose for
Anu Paulose giggles with nerves, waiting to perform her story. She will explain the gist of the tale in English before telling the story in her native language – Hindi. Like all the storytellers at this festival, Anu is a
No guarantees this will work for you, but if you’re stumped for a story idea, or plain ‘stuck’, you have nothing to lose. And if you’re here by mistake, thought this was a foodie blog and it has never occurred
This is the tale of how Wilhelm and his brother Jacob came to write the fairy tales that fed our childish imaginations, and that of earlier generations – their first published collection appeared in 1812: Children’ and Household Tales (Kinder-und Hausmärchen).