Thursday, June 2, 2011
Why? Because it’s based on elements of Welsh mythology, specifically, The Mabinogion, which I find fascinating. And it has the very best characters...
There’s a wise pig – Hen Wen
An even wiser keeper - Dallben
There are three witches who are oh, so much more - Ordu, Orwen, and Orgoch
There are heroes – Gwydian
There are villains – Arawn, Queen Achren
A Bard with a magic harp - Fflewddur Fflam
A girl with her own crystal ball and a whole lot of attitude - Elionwy ( I used to to want be Elionwy)
And Taran, an orphaned boy who …but no, I won’t say any more. Best you read it yourself.
Who has influenced you?