Sunday, 5 February 2012

Magic and lilies

Lilies seem magical to me... I also like this Erin dress from Coggles.com by Emily and Fin.  Today I want to sit down and read some Eastern European fairy tales......
From: Russian fairy tales, part II

"Firebirds and firebrands, forests and fools, water and witches, puissant princesses and pulchritudinous princes: all of these and more are elements within the environment of Russian fairy tales. Many of these factors are similar to those found in fairy tales the world over, as are the history and structure of tales in Russia . However, the fairy tales of Russia also possess a number of characters who, though they have counterparts in other cultures, are unique to the Slavic tradition - including Baba Yaga, Koshchei the Deathless, and various spirits such as rusalkas, vodoniye, leshiye, and domovieye, to name only a few......"

Marie en el jardin- Peder Severin Kroyer

This painting is so rich and luscious. One can feel the warmth and the flowers, so beautiful. I'd like to be in that garden......