Thursday, 31 December 2009
Sunday, 13 December 2009
Today, the 13th dec., the door of the Christmas Calendar was opened to Meinepuppen.
Just today at Brunnengasse 71, 1160 Vienna.
An artistic collaboration from people from different parts of the world.
Of course Meinepuppen came to represent Portugal. And give the Merry Christmas... and hope for stopping global warming!!!!
Tomorrow someone else is exposing... so you have still until tomorrow morning to pass by!
Saturday, 12 December 2009
Fairies are generally described as human in appearance and having magical powers. Their origins are less clear in the folklore, being variously dead, or some form of demon, or a species completely independent of humans or angels.Folklorists have suggested that their actual origin lies in a conquered race living in hiding or in religious beliefs that lost currency with the advent of Christianity. These explanations are not necessarily incompatible, and they may be traceable to multiple sources.
Much of the folklore about fairies revolves around protection from their malice, by such means as cold iron (iron is like poison to fairies, and they will not go near it) or charms of rowan and herbs, or avoiding offense by shunning locations known to be theirs. In particular, folklore describes how to prevent the fairies from stealing babies and substituting changelings, and abducting older people as well. Many folktales are told of fairies, and they appear as characters in stories from medieval tales of chivalry, to Victorian fairy tales, and up to the present day in modern literature.
Although in modern culture they are often depicted as young, sometimes winged, humanoids of small stature, they originally were depicted much differently: tall, radiant, angelic beings or short, wizened trolls being some of the commonly mentioned. Diminutive fairies of one kind or another have been recorded for centuries, but occur alongside the human-sized beings; these have been depicted as ranging in size from very tiny up to the size of a human child. Even with these small fairies, however, their small size may be magically assumed rather than constant.
Wings, while common in Victorian and later artwork of fairies, are very rare in the folklore; even very small fairies flew with magic, sometimes flying on ragwort stems or the backs of birds. Nowadays, fairies are often depicted with ordinary insect wings or butterfly wings. (wikipedia)
Wednesday, 9 December 2009
Sunday, 6 December 2009
Friday, 4 December 2009
Tuesday, 1 December 2009
... Vamos fazer de novo a nossa tão esperada Feira de Natal de los angels...
Dia 5 de Dez. entre as 15h e as 23h na Rua Andrade 48- 3 andar.
Nao percam ... vai ser um dia de convivio com chazinho, bolinhos e vinho quente e muitas novidades das meninas.
Para fugir às loucuras pré natalicias dos centros comerciais e passar uma tarde animada e acolhedora.
Passem por favor a menssagem!!!
da Carlota, Margarida, Catarina e Gina Frazao