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a novel take on a fairy tale

Well, it's Sunday, & time for something different. Very different...

... a novel take on Little Red Riding Hood - found via Graph Jam. Sort of science-y in a fun sort of way, in its use of graphics & cutaway diagrams. I'm always filled with admiration for the clever folks who have the skills & imagination to do this stuff.

But I still felt a bit sorry for the wolf. (Although the Pratchett version, in Witches Abroad, is an altogether more pathetic figure).

 

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Aha! You are a fellow Pratchett fan then? One of my class mates was giving a speech on the platypus, and I was looking in vain for another soul who was aware that the platypus was in fact invented by a group of inept wizards with the pencil-of-life, trying to draw a duck. Alas, they all looked at me like I was mad, which is possibly true but was not the point!

Oh yes, I love Pratchett's work. Though Rincewind is definitely not my favourite character! I much prefer Death, Sam Vimes, & Granny Weatherwax :)

Renee, wish I’d remembered that (I’m a Pratchett fan too) when I was writing my recent platypus article! Next time, maybe…

Death is a great character. Just discovered he even has his own wikipedia page :-)

You can - if you wish - find out which Discworld character you are: http://www.helloquizzy.com/tests/the-which-discworld-character-am-i-test (for the record, this time round I came in as Capt. Carrot. Actually, I think that happened last time I tried. Mind you, I was sort of trying to be sensible - I could have bent it to be Granny!)

I came out as Death's grand-daughter — that's who you should be! — despite saying I'm male. Whatever. Good character for all that.

(As a red-head I suppose I ought to be Capt. Carrot. Swop places?)

Okay!

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