Tag Archives: Fairy tales

Once upon a time

Not many of us left, mused the troll, curled up in a ball beneath the bridge, desperately trying to ward off the cold and hunger brought on by the bitter and goat-free winter. And, you ask, is that surprising, what … Continue reading

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Armani Smiled

Once upon a time, in a country far, far away, in a magnificent castle, lived young, beautiful and wealthy Princess Cincilleta, unmarried but looking. Beyond¬†the stables, far from the opulence of the palace, lived a poor young blacksmith. Armani was … Continue reading

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Dirty Stop-out

It’s dangerous to snigger at the court’s royal ball; indeed, it’s death if you’re overheard. Consequently there were no signals for the Prince to pick up on when he inadvertently asked a passing¬†scullery maid for the last waltz. How he … Continue reading

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