On New Year’s Eve Harrison Grieve always dines on oats. ‘I do so because,’ he told his cuz, ‘it keeps away the goats.’ ‘How does that work?’ asked his cousin, James Burke, a skeptic from the west. Harry replied, ‘I keep closed one eye and dab mustard all over my vest.’ Not being a dunce, […]
Once long ago a jolly round little man with a snow white beard and a twinkle in his eye went for a walk across the tundra with his equally round little wife. Roaming through the reindeer, they discussed the upcoming trip in detail. After all, it would be the first such trip, and they wanted […]
See the witch flying over the Blue Hills up there at the top of the page? See the tops of those black trees? They are part of the Charborr Forest. Soon there will be a story about snow and the Charborr Forest. Dangerous snow. Silent falling, yes, but steady and perhaps unstoppable. Will all of […]
Once upon a time in France there lived a family. On a special night in 1930, the Mama, Cecile, made up a bedtime story for her boys about a little elephant. The boys were enchanted and went to their Papa, Jean, who was an artist, and begged him to make pictures for the story. Papa […]
Zootch was a young Prince of Blossom His cleverness fell just short of awesome He hid it, you see And used it to flee The terrors of marriage. He saw some.