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  • Epiphany Gift #4: The John O’London Fairy Letters! January 6, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary , trackback

    john o'london's weeklyl

    Welcome to the fourth annual Beachcombing epiphany gift: first there was War in Dollyland; then there was Scary Fairies; then there was New Frontiers and now, in cooperation with the Fairyist we offer the John O’London Fairy letters, an early twentieth-century cache of fairy encounters from a period when these things were not much written about. Note the presence of Marjorie Johnson, later secretary of the Fairy Investigation Society. Note too that we have also heard over Christmas the good news that Marjorie’s book, with much of the FIS archives, will be published in 2014 in part because of the efforts made by readers of this blog to track the manuscript down. Note finally that I’m an idiot and I accidentally published an extra post this morning on Nessie that I’m still thinking about. Please ignore if you saw it: the time for that will come…