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The Three Dwarfs

This is the tale of three brothers who live in Honningsvag, near North Cape, beyond the Arctic Circle, the northernmost town in Europe. Their parents named them Magnus, Markus, and Marius. They spend their time building things, as dwarfs are … Continue reading

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An Ode to the Library

We entered the extremely cute cafe, and saw a mysterious sign over the warm hearth It told a tale of ancient history, when humans were slaves, and aliens ruled the earth They were an advanced race, technologically, and due to … Continue reading

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The Miner and the Princess

  They were two bodies but one soul. He was poor, just a miner, who worked in her father’s diamond mines in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, the northernmost town in the world. She was a princess, daughter of the Troll King, no … Continue reading

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The Troll Prince Vanishes!

Narrator’s Note: This is a story tied together by pictures, so do not judge it just by its cover (picture)! Read on… Tinku was the son of a king, and while all sons are precious, this one was even more … Continue reading

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The Frost Giants vs. The Whale

Tens of thousands of years ago, the Frost Giants ruled over the lands beyond the Arctic Circle. They were cruel, they were ruthless, they ruled with an icy fist….and then, they disappeared. Some say they were finally vanquished by Odin … Continue reading

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The Last Princess of The Lost Castle

It was a castle like no other in the world, magnificent, imposing, and for Astrid, the most wonderful home in the world. She was all of seven years old, was Astrid, and as the only child of King Lars and … Continue reading

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The Witch & the Conductor

“The cheek of that person,” Baba Yaga grumbled and mumbled to herself while preparing a more-potent-than-usual magic potion. “Stealing the bicycle of Baba Yaga, the greatest, most-awesome, most-fearsome witch in the world,” she continued in a tone reeking of disbelief. … Continue reading

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The Magic Bench

I was sitting peacefully on the cute wooden bench on the beach Happy like everything I’d ever wished for was well within reach The reason for this was not far to seek, for, against all odds I had unknowingly managed … Continue reading

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The Fallen Samurai

The sudden sighting of a Japanese hut in the middle of Hamburg city Led, within us, to a great amount of wonder, and not a little curiosity Is it the retirement home of the last Samurai, I wondered aloud Living … Continue reading

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How the Eider Ducks Found a New Life

Note: Originally published on Facebook on June 17 Not all legends are old. Some are recent too, for heroism and love might not be in fashion today, but they are far from dead. This is such a legend, from the … Continue reading

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