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Tough Travelling: Minions

Every month, Fantasy Faction explore a different fantasy trope as inspired by Diana Wynne Jones' The Tough Guide to Fantasyland. This month it's minions: Minions of the DARK LORD can be male or female, though he tends to favour males (who seem to be more susceptible to the Evil One’s wiles). They can take many forms: BAD… Continue reading Tough Travelling: Minions

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Tough Travelling: Dragons

On the first day each month, Fantasy Faction take a tour of a particular fantasy trope. Last month was Strongholds, this month it's Dragons! Inspiration for each trope comes from Diana Wynn Jones' The Tough Guide to Fantasyland. Accordingly; The Tough Guide advises that Dragons are ‘very large scaly beings with wings and long spiky tails, capable of… Continue reading Tough Travelling: Dragons

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Sunshine Blogger Award

I've been tagged in a thing! I have to... do things? Answer things? Tag other things? Let's see! Firstly, thank you Marianna for awarding me the Sunshine Blogger! What is the Sunshine Blogger Award? Good question (Apparently) The Sunshine Blogger Award is given to those who are creative, positive and inspiring, while spreading sunshine to… Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award

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Tough Travelling: Strongholds

The lovely (and apparently sweary) Laura M Hughes from Fantasy Faction has captured my imagination with this month's Tough Travelling theme, Strongholds. Now, I have always had a love for strongholds (castles); as nurtured by my father and grandfather. Living in a country with over six hundred of them, that's more per square mile than any other… Continue reading Tough Travelling: Strongholds