Vættekin A term from old Nordic folklore. A or The vætte [vɛdə] is an unspecified creature, that often acts as a guardian spirit. It may protect an area of land, or even [...]
A little story and art teaser for my upcoming book Montague Mouse: “You have me and I have you, so we will never be alone. Not truly anyhow. No matter where we go and what will befall us, we will always be friends.” The frog brightened in a smile as Montague spoke, he pulled the little mouse in for a great big hug (...)
A little boy, who wouldn’t grow up, once said: “To die would be an awfully big adventure.” And that is how this story began; everything died.
“There are witches?” Montague asked as he gave Svea an incredulous look. “Of course there are witches! All the best woods always have witches!” “But don’t witches wish you ill?” “Yes, that’s why they are witches.”
"Carry on! We aren't fully lost yet!" It sounded from underneath the cat skull. Arthur responded with a ribbiting chuckle which momentarily agitated Montague. He suspected the frog didn't comprehend how serious the situation was, but what did it matter?
“In that moment on that day, the sun washed away the darkness from their mind and spirit. In that moment on that day, all that existed was the gentle wind of spring which caressed their faces as they tumbled through the fields of heather, euphoric with the scent of the fair flowers. In that moment on that day, everything was as it should be.” – Montague Mouse.
Brand new illustration and story teaser for Montague Mouse: Marten’s gaze traveled from the owl to the fox, somewhere inside him a glimmer of hope sparked that Fox would volunteer himself but Fox looked away, frustration and pain evident on his features. He always prided himself on being an animal of action (...)
(Montague Mouse Teaser) Winter had come as it did every year; draping the woods in a beautiful carpet of snow that induced a quiet, content slumber among the woodland animals.
Montague Mouse is finally ready to tell his tale and I hope you will enjoy following along with the process as the project develops.