Telling Tales



"Now, who'll tell us a story?"

The fire's warmth and the scent of burning heather filled the room... lamplight ran in shimmers along the blades of clacking scissors and needles glinted as they stabbed in and out... "A story! Come on, a story!"


Three women: three generations.


Day by day, they prepare others for the most telling moments of their lives.


On the eve of her wedding, they tease a bride with tales of love and courtship.


A young girl about to leave home is encouraged with stories of fate and fortune.


As they prepare a funeral feast, they scare each other with talk of ghosts.


A new mother is soothed with stories of babies and naming.


Twelve telling tales, full of truth and tradition.


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