who’s afraid of the big bad wolf?

Company of Liars by Karen Maitland My rating: 4 of 5 stars 'You won't like the ending', said the friend who lent me the book. Multiple reviews complained about the build up that led to a not-very-spectacular-revelation. But good stories aren't always about the twist. They're about the Truth. Those big, timeless, human truths. And … Continue reading who’s afraid of the big bad wolf?


gifts & curses

Storytellers are always suspect. They are exotic strangers, swallows who stay only for the heady days of sunshine. Where they go after that is a mystery. They're welcomed for the tales that will be told again through dark winter evenings. They have an honoured place by the fire, but like any guest who knows his … Continue reading gifts & curses