THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

Hapoel1503 April ~ Some characters in folk tales are there to scare children into staying within their boundaries. The witch in Hansel and Gretel warns us not to stray into the forest (here, the forest stands for pretty much anywhere outside the garden gate, including the kindly woodcutter's). Rumpelstiltskin warns children to avoid getting into a zero-hour contract with a sadistic king who has been advised by your father that you can spin straw into gold. Read more

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