IZM: Day 26 Garden

The prompt for my International Zine Month 2020: Zine A Day project for Day 26 was Garden. For me, that meant visiting a story I had written as a teenager… Faeries at the Bottom of my Garden was a reflective essay that I wrote for part of my creative writing classes at school. Our task was […]

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Illustration: Maleficent

Animated Maleficent fits the traditional “crone” archetype perfectly. I was so enamoured with the recent re-telling of the Disney classic, where her character becomes relatable, and is given great depth. We see her develop from an innocent child, through a bitter betrayal, to become the “Mistress of Evil” that she is touted to be. Yet, […]

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Magical Lantern Festival at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens

“The Magical Lantern Festival Birmingham is back due to exceptional demand with all new lanterns for 2018! This year’s Christmas themed Lantern Festival will illuminate the gardens turning it into a spectacular fusion of dual culture, vibrant colours and artistic sculptures. Prepare to enter a magical experience and discover life-sized and large-than-life lanterns in all […]

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