White Magic [Afternoon Reading]
Five stories from Wales with a magical theme
|01||A Year In Porth Nant||20030901||20040725||by Sian Preece.|
The discovery of an old spell has unexpected results.
Read by Sara McGaughey.
|02||The Blackberry Season||20030902||20040801||by Jo Mazelis.|
According to superstition, blackberries picked after 6th October are poisonous because the devil spat on them.
What better fruit to serve to an enemy?
Read by Siriol Jenkins
|03||The Notorious Daughters Of Venus||20030903||20040808||by Ceri Jordan.|
A writer is persuaded that two local spinsters are practising black magic.
How else will the village become famous? Read by Eiry Thomas.
|04||Auntie Shar's Reasoning||20030904||20040815||When a Goan mail-order bride drops in at a women's centre, it isn't to take refuge but to offer assistance.|
Read by Clare Isaac.
Produced by Alison Hindell
|05 LAST||Mrs Picano's Bakery||20030905||20040822||by Celia Bryce.|
When Mr Picano loses his job, his wife's bakery business starts to suffer.
Until the arrival of a strange visitor in the garden.
Read by Kathryn Dimery.