Review “The Red Shoes” (1948)

In 1948 The Red Shoes was released, a story about passion warping into obsession. Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, collectively known as the Archers, directed this film. ‘The Red Shoes’ is a Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, which they used as the inspiration for the plot. Briefly the story revolves around a ballet company, the…

Once Upon a Time

Once upon a time There was a castle, a palace, a kingdom There was a beautiful princess, a handsome prince There was a king and queen, wicked, or benign A wizard counsellor, a fairy godmother A dark forest, a magical tower A witch, an elf, a dwarf Mystical creatures and charmed artifacts Once upon a…

Daily Magic

Looking for magic in faraway places In myths and lore and legends of old Seeing the wonder in everyday spaces The mystical in the mundane Follow the lure of the eldritch other Dancing with witches under the moon Gleam of starlight shining so gently Beauty in windswept night Immerse yourself in the fairy tale places…