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Beyond the Yellow Brick Road

Folklore, legends, myths and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a wholesome and instinctive love for stories fantastic, marvelous and manifestly unreal. American novelist, L. Frank Baum, was born on this day in 1856 (died 1919). Like many American children, I grew up anticipating that one night a …

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And also with you

If I’m honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all. Belgian-English actress and singer Audrey Hepburn was born on this day in 1929. (died 1993) Star Wars may be the greatest fairy tale of our generation And I say that as a bonafied Tolkien geek who …

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