Interview : Nymla

The extraordinary, fantastical creations of multi-talented Swedish Craftswoman Caroline Eklund (Nymla) are inspired by legends and history, fantasy, nature and Scandinavian folklore. If I find myself under the influence of a depression, I spend a few moments browsing through her works. Her portfolio of trolls and elaborate masks, fantastical costumes and props helps to dislodge… Continue reading Interview : Nymla

Review Of The Rude Adventures Of Trenchfoot And An Interview With The Author

When author Reuben Dendinger contacted me about his debut novel The Rude Adventures of Trenchfoot, I leapt at the chance of being able to review what he described as a raw, dark, weird fantasy story, weaved with magic, peril, strangeness and satire. A week or so later, I had my hands on a copy and,… Continue reading Review Of The Rude Adventures Of Trenchfoot And An Interview With The Author

Behind The Little Door

These little doors from Tinker Forge are perfect for the small ones in your life who still believe in the fantastical. I was a firm believer in the little people as a child, and I think it's a shame that technology is increasingly taking over the worlds of our children, impinging not only on their… Continue reading Behind The Little Door

Wood Splitter Lee

When the day comes that I bring a child into this world, some of the first things It'll see when it opens it's eyes, will be a gathering of fantasy creatures from Wood Splitter Lee. You know when you find something I get so excited that you want the rest of the world to see… Continue reading Wood Splitter Lee

Book Review: Enchanted World – Seekers and Saviours

If you’re a regular reader of  this blog you’ll know that I’m an enormous fan of the fabulous Enchanted World books, published by Time Life Books in the 1980’s. In the past, I’ve reviewed Night Creatures and Ghosts and have done so with lashings of praise. Seekers and Saviours is the final book in my… Continue reading Book Review: Enchanted World – Seekers and Saviours