Nalu, the Firefly Faerie.

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We are so excited to show you our new art picture. We made it to introduce you to quite an extraordinary wee faerie that we recently met. Her name is Nalu. She spends most days collecting wee bits of strings, tiny treads and even small snippets of yarn and ribbons, which is not a strange thing for faeriefolk to do, most of us love collecting strings and things…but it’s what she does with these that’s quite amazing.

You see...She’ll keep gathering these until she has just enough (we asked her exactly how much enough is, to which she just smiled and said “enough is not a number, enough is knowing”) and then carefully tie each one into a wee little bow. They look similar to shoelaces, but we tried to make one and it’s a lot more complicated to do than a lace of a shoe.

Making these can take her anything from a few hours to a few weeks depending on how many bits of string she has…but she always has just enough which means it will take her exactly the right amount of time to do. When the very last one is tied, a full moon should be just about halfway through its climb up into the evening sky, under which she’ll sit and wait. She will whistle for the wind and wait some more…her hands like a wee cocoon around the bowties. And then, as the breeze arrives she slowly opens her hands like a flower in bloom, letting them drift off with the wind into the night skies…and one by one, with a wee bit of magic and a whole lot of moonlight they turn into fireflies…

Lindee-Mae the moon-time faerie.

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Lindee-Mae the moon-time faerie.

Hello everyone…we would like you to meet our wee friend Lindee-Mae. She is one of the moon-time faeries that live in the wee woodlands near our house. The moon-time faeries do all the little jobs to get the forest and the woods and all the wee gardens ready for night time. For instance, Lindee-mae’s job is to collect all the wee bits of left-over sunlight at dusk before it gets dark. She then keeps it safe until dawn so that it can be used as wee shimmers and glimmers on the dew drops the next morning ~:D

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