Storytelling – getting the pictures from my head into yours

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Rapunzel’s Tower – not IRL!

Rapunzel's Tower - not IRL!

So – is it poverty of imagination? Or the ability to see the fairytale world in reality? Sleeping Beauty, too, has a real-life, semi-overgrown castle as her model in Ubbelohde’s world. But then the Grimm stories DO take place in sleepy old Germany… and the interiors in Schmidhammer are just as real…


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Rapunzelturm

Rapunzelturm

Lustschlößchen in Amönau (Hesse, Germany) – template for Rapunzel tower – this, in some ways, is what storytellers do: when they describe some fantastic scene or other they usually have something real in their head. Or do you disagree?


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Ubbelohde’s Frog Prince

Ubbelohde's Frog Prince

which is a Frog-King in German and Slav languages…
Ubbelohde also chooses real buildings as the models for his fairytale settings.