Oxford Story Museum launches fund appeal

Image Credit: Steve Daniels (CC BY-SA 2.0) Friday 19th October will see the launch the 1001 Stories Quest, a project aimed at collecting 1001 of the world’s greatest stories. The project costs £6 million and aims at creating 10 new spaces, including the Enchanted Library, Whispering Wood and Treasure Chamber, which will be open for […]

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Fiction. Remembering in Winter

    A country house in winter is something which brings to mind a rather romantic picture. But the glittering frosts always come later than expected, and are always accompanied with such an unanticipated, biting bitterness from the cold that the crystals fade half-forgotten on the dull brown leaves.      The cold inside the house staunches […]

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Fiction. Snowflakes

Reaching one arm from the bathroom window, Mary watches snowflakes lighting on the fine, raised hairs of her skin: they perch for a moment in perilous, lacy wetness before retracting into even more miniscule droplets. The fan rasps its endless breath. Last night, with the shape of her own breath above her in the silent […]

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