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The Girl Who Became Family With Ferns
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Four interwoven tales...

A policeman gets caught up in a storm so mighty that all he can do is cling to a lamp post for safety...

A hunter, up early to hunt the elk, finds himself unable to leave the house without taking some rather unlikely things with him...

A girl "with a storm in her head" takes refuge in the mountains, away from the rejection of people. But then she gets so lonely...

Faced with the young man with the intense desire to learn, the professor finds all his words coming out like cardboard, and gives up his job out of an intense desire to embody what he's been lecturing about...


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63:01 2011 Subscription info »
The Nurse’s Secret Pleasure
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Three interwoven tales...

A man, desperate for someone to talk to, thumbs through his address book and finds his attention arrested by the name of a woman he hardly remembers...

A nurse in Accident and Emergency, who finds a secret pleasure in seeing people's insides when they come to be stitched up, gets rumbled one time by a sly old man...

A man who finds his fiance increasingly reluctant to marry, takes to desperate measures to persuade her...


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55:56 2011 Subscription info »
An Old Pair Of Boots
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Three interwoven tales...

An old man wears an old pair of boots until one boot wears out, and he finds that wearing one boot is worse than wearing no boots at all, but that's not exactly fun either...

A sailor's wife offers him an ultimatum: "give up your life of the sea, or give up our marriage", because she finds she can't bear the waiting, the not knowing whether he'll ever come home from his latest voyage...

A boy discovers a hidden creature in the forest, banished and unwanted, and brings him home, with transformative consequences for his whole family...
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55:26 2011 Subscription info »
The Witch Who Rekindled Love
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Three interwoven tales...

A Wheelwright, struggling with a royal commision, receives a most unwelcome visit...

The middle aged man, no longer able to make it with the young women on the beach, decides to quit his job selling cold drinks there, when unexpectedly an especially beautiful young woman takes an interest in him....

The witch, famous for the effectiveness of her spells, discovers the secret of rekindling love....
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39:08 2009 Subscription info »
The Wedding Story
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Two interwoven tales...

A man rows out to the center of a lake brimming with one specific question...

A elephant wanders into a very serious discussion taking place in the middle of the forest...
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23:53 1998 Subscription info »
The Wan Princess
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Three interwoven tales...

A man, writing a letter to his mother, cannot finds words that do not blame and accuse...

A poor farmer, whose land goes from bad to worse in a severe drought, is dumbfounded to see his rich neighbour's crops growing abundantly...

A princess, pale and wan from a longing that no-one can fathom, finally finds what she is looking for in a most mysterious way....
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45:34 2009 Subscription info »
The Sheep That Did Not Want To Be Eaten
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A boy asks an old man why it is that he plays dice alone, whereas all the other old people in the street play dice together...

A sheep on its way to market refuses to believe that the farmer will sell it for meat, with suprising results...

An old woman discovers deep union with all life through a rather shocking practice...
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63:58 2010 Subscription info »
The Rabbit and the Wolf
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Three interwoven tales...

A young man finds himself frozen outside a newsagents, unable to tear himself away from the images of cover girls in the window...

A beautiful princess, tired of the unending attention of lovestruck suitors, gets drawn away from the palace and into the night by a mysterious man of light...

A rabbit finds herself at the mercy of a wolf, and finds an escapes by promising him something he is most yearning for...
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47:21 2010 Subscription info »
The Ogre and the Water of Life
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Three interwoven tales...

An old man rushes deliriously to the palace with a discovery that he is convinced will change the world...

A knight is disturbed by a mouse while preparing himself for battle...

An ogre meets a mermaid whose love transforms him...
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48:25 2010 Subscription info »