thanks to the generosity of a sweet gardener who sent me a link to
read The Waterbabies today I realized where my heavy influences came
from concerning my love and belief and attitudes concerning fairies.
I read this book several times in elementary school. that I was able
to even perceive this book is amazing to me, because I recall I was a
clueless child.......<g> but as I clicked onto the site and saw that
it was not only the book but the book INTACT and started reading the
pages in front of me, I realized that my love for fairies had sprung
from these stories. And I'm sure that I saw prints of Cicley Mary
Barkers flower fairies when I was a child. I am just happy that the
mystery of the influences has revealed itself. And I STILL have
fairies in my garden!! <g> My belief in magic in it's purest form,
the flowers and nature and all that is around me will never cease. To
let the beliefs die would be an end to my wonders as a child of the
And thanks to your post, Mad, I went to the Memoware site and
downloaded The Water-Babies in .pdb format so I can read it on my
Palm! I think I had that book at one point but can't find it now, and
now I've got to read it! <G> I'm responding to you also via e-mail,
I'll e-mail you later with better addresses.
Ann, Gardening in zone 6a
Just south of Boston, MA
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