Tag: short story

Portugal: The Cape of Zé Povinho

José wanders the street of Porto. He knows every single district. Delicious fragrances are spread all over the town. He can sense though the Nortada wind breeze is different today.…


20 November 2018 0

Greece: Memories of a Windy Monday

Crafting a kite is part of the Clean Monday festivities in George’s village. But that night, the Greek wind tricks not only the kite, getting lost but also his memories.…


20 November 2018 0

Belarus: the River of Love

Legend has it Svisloch the mermaid princess could not stand the men who came to have her hand in marriage, so she turned them away with her rudeness, and her…


20 November 2018 0

Denmark: What Once has been

In front of her the marsh stretched out as far as the eye could see…but the fog slithered above the water like a white snake. Lost, scared to death, the…


26 October 2018 0

Croatia: The Black Queen’s Gifts

The people of the mountains cried out in vain for the gods Perun and his wife Prporuša to grant them rain, placing rich offerings at empty springs. The young shepherd…


26 October 2018 0

Slovenia: The Nature’s Guardians

Protecting the immortal being the Goldhorn Chamois, leader of the white goats and the one who holds all the treasures of Triglav, the fairies in the Triglav (Threehead) mountains dance…


23 September 2018 0

Georgia: Under the Golden Wings of Life

On St Mary’s day, in Georgia, Eprasia bares witness to the bird Oriole, perching on an oak tree by her room window. She observes the mountains peaks, still covered with…


23 September 2018 0

Hungary: The Big Oak and the Turul

Eszter is sitting by an oak tree, in the need to think things through. She seems lost in her sense of life, wondering what the future might hold for her.…


4 September 2018 0

Poland: When Water Meets Fire

Wars kayaks down the Vistula River. The moist, cool air makes him happy, dreamy. A song, coming from nowhere, bewitches his mind, every night. It’s not the stork. It’s not…


4 September 2018 0

Northern Ireland: The Salmon of Knowledge

You may have seen for yourself the intriguing beauty of the Giant’s Causeway. Have you ever heard about Fionn mac Cumhaill? Which knowledge do you really have about Irish Mythology?…


4 September 2018 0