A Note of Explanation
The Folio Society - Vile Bodies
The Folio Society - Seven Gothic Tales
The Folio Society - The Olive Fairy Book
City & Buildings
Kula Shaker K2.0 Album Cover
Illustration for the Spectator's Christmas short story, 2013, by Susan Hill
"The strange young-old boy-man stood and in standing grew in stature and brightness and in a sort of majesty.”
The Threee Kingdoms
From a collection of Russian Fairy Tales "Ivashko, sit on the thongs; I will lower you, then you will come to three kingdoms, and in each of them you will see a maiden."
Eurynome and Ophion
Foma and Erema, the Two Brothers from a collection of Russian Fairy Tales
"Three years they sank but could not drown…"
The Fox Physician from a collection of Russian Fairy Tales
"The old woman thought for a while, then seated herself in the bag. The old man took the bag in his teeth and began to climb to heaven.”
If You Don't Like It, Don't Listen from a collection of Russian Fairy Tales
"A duck built a nest on my head. Then a wolf took to coming to the bog to eat eggs. I somehow managed to reach a hand out of the mire and seized the wolf's tail while he stood beside me..."
Aliosha Popovich from a collection of Russian Fairy Tales
"And Aliosha cut off Tugarin's rash head, and carried it to Prince Vladimir."
Illustration inspired by The Peregrine by J. A. Baker