“That’s the trouble with loving a wild thing: You’re always left watching the door.”  ― Edith Pattou, East Illustration by Anton Lomaev.

blissdreaming: Russian cover for East, by Edith Pattou(really really good retelling of the fairy tale East O’ the Sun, West O’ the Moon — recommended)Artist Anton Lomaev . This is the most beautiful thing I’ve seen all day.

This is a classic piece of design - Kiwi Anatomy by William McDonald.

kiwi kiwi - Is it a kiwi-fruit or kiwi bird? In NZ, kiwi is the bird, "kiwifruit" is what you eat. Kiwis (the people from NZ) love them both!


There are three wolves. One is Skoll, who is chasing the Sun and Hati- is chasing the Moon from beginning of the world. And cruel one, who was banished by the Gods into depths of earth- Fenrir.Ragnarok I by Exileden

White bear and woman with rosehips in a bowl

East Of the Sun , West Of the Moon . A collection of Norwegian fairy tales first published in 1910 . A white bear offers to help a poor family .

Katharine Pyle, Mother's Nursery Tales

Goldilocks And The Three Bears, by Katharine Pyle, from Mother's Nursery Tales.

the forest spirit

White deer hold a place in the mythology of many cultures. Celtic people considered them to be messengers from the other world, and other pre-Indo-European cultures, especially in the north.