|For the last ten years he has followed faithfully wherever this story has wished to take him. And it is only now, after hundreds of oral tellings, that he was put it into the written word.
And alongside this story and commentary are brand new drawings – scattered like seed throughout.
This book depicts an ancient story for troubled times, beginning with the longing of an old woman who, from the deep roots of a mare’s tail plant, births a girl who can rebuild culture, revive relationship between the centre and the edge, the village and the forest. But to do that, she has to have a voice first.