"When the first baby laughed for the first time, the laugh broke into a thousand pieces and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies. And now when every new baby is born its first laugh becomes a fairy. So there ought to be one fairy for every boy or girl."
Sir James Matthew Barrie (Peter, in Peter Pan, act 1)--" "
Where you believe there is magic...you will find it...
A little fairy dress form with a fairy scarf on a hanger.
Fairies's can be such mischievous little creatures. They love shiny things and have taken a prism from the chandelier. I see my Irish linen handkerchief is being used as a coverlet for the bed. She has also made off with my thimble and no telling what else.
I hope you have enjoyed this peek into my fairy world. I hope to show you more soon!
The book J.M. Barrie and the Lost Boys by Andrew Birkin is a most beautiful read full of letters. The photographs alone are well worth the cost.
"Do you know," Peter asked, "why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories."