Flambards taught me, like no other books I read in my childhood, that people and relationships are complicated things…
The Stuff of Nightmares!
What’s the first nightmare you ever remember having? The first time you woke in a cold sweat, pulling your covers up to your nose and staring around your dark bedroom, completely terrified? This was mine…
The Long Lost Secret to Good Fairy Cake
Why you’ll never be able to perfect that recipe, no matter how hard you try…
Alternative Fact #4 from ‘Blackwood’
“Just one question,” asked Mab. “Where will I be?” “You will be looking after my horse,” replied Lady Christina, briskly. … More
Begging Letter #2: The Wrong Type of Mushroom
There are hundreds of petitions from the villagers to the Lord of Blackwood (via his Castellan), begging him do something to make their village a safer place. The Castellan does not even pass many of them on.
Begging Letter #1: A Spooked Horse
In the 15th Century, Blackwood is plagued by faeries, as everyone who lives there knows. Everyone except the Lord of Blackwood, that is, who refuses to believe there is such a thing. This is the first of a series of petitions to the lord from his villagers.