By re-imagining Welsh dragons in a new way, a way which makes them more plausible to an informed and sceptical 21st century audience, the project aims to re-awaken people’s love for dragons and the natural world they inhabit.
Whenever a bear shows up in a folktale, we know something wonderful, and maybe a bit scary, is about to happen
Paul Watson speaks to Dee Dee Chainey about the inspiration behind ‘England’s Dark Dreaming’, his second book of myth and folklore inspired artwork, available August 2018.
In Buddhism and Hinduism, the mandala is a symbol of devotion representing the transformation of the Universe from a state of suffering to one of enlightenment.
Writers have long retold folk tales just as musicians have reinterpreted folk songs. But when writing Folk, I aimed not to tell old tales but to imbue the world of the novel with folklore, both real and imagined.