Tagged with mythical creatures

On the Perils of Faerie…

“Faerie is a perilous land, and in it are pitfalls for the unwary and dungeons for the overbold…The realm of fairy-story is wide and deep and high and filled with many things: all manner of beasts and birds are found there; shoreless seas and stars uncounted; beauty that is an enchantment, and an ever-present peril; … Continue reading

On Dragons…

“Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” – G.K. Chesterton

The British Library Discovers A Unicorn Cookbook?

The British Library Discovers A Unicorn Cookbook?

On Sunday morning, coincidentally the first day in April, I came across this extraordinary news while scanning my inbox! The British Library had recently discovered a rare medieval cookbook in their holdings that had apparently been lost to the ages. Proclaiming that the book contains recipes for blackbirds, hedgehogs and even unicorns, the article went … Continue reading