short story – Nim of the Loch

They named her wrong. Humans always get names wrong. Her mother threw herself from the flat-tired car and stumbled to my loch. She and the baby were craving the feel of water and she collapsed in the banks with her feet submerged. A man followed, yelling that it was too dark, too dangerous. She was [...]

Icelandic folktales

So I've just come back from a little adventure in Iceland! it is an absolutely beautiful and inspiring country, full of stories and myths and magic. Plus, did you know that the literacy rate there is 99%? Impressive! So I thought I'd share one little tragic story and another sweeter folktale that I was told there. [...]