The five photos of the Cottingley Fairies, taken by Elsie Wright and Frances Griffiths, the first two taken in 1917, and the rest taken in 1920. Although both Elsie and Frances admitted the photos were faked, Frances always insisted that the fifth and final photo was genuine, but Elsie maintained it was a fake, just like all the others. In an interview given in the early 1980s Frances said: It was a wet Saturday afternoon and we were just mooching about with our cameras and Elsie had nothing prepared. I saw these fairies building up in the grasses and just aimed the camera and took a photograph.
I finished reading The Brothers Lionheart by Astrid Lindgren - it was so beautiful, and sad, but full of hope. One to treasure.
I’ve just bought Jane, the Fox and Me by Fanny Britt and Isabelle Arsenault. It’s a children’s graphic novel about shy, bullied Helene, who finds solace in the pages of Jane Eyre. I can’t wait to start reading!