Simon Hughes


My name is Simon Roy Hughes, and I was born in London in 1970. At the age of 21, I ran away to Sweden, then moved to Norway, where (in no particular order) I have earned my education, raised my kids, and settled down. I currently live in Bodø, a city about 100 km north of the Arctic circle.

I am interested in all kinds of Norwegian folklore, and I post final drafts of all of my translations to the web, where they are freely available to read.

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The Three Bears, or The Visit in the Bears’ Cabin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Children’s books » Classics
This clas­sic nursery tale, “The Three Bears” re­tains all the elem­ents you re­member from your child­hood, but cer­tain de­tails pe­culiar to this Nor­wegian ver­sion place the story deep with­in the ma­jes­tic Nor­dic for­est. First pub­lished in 1864, Peter Christen As­bjørn­sen’s text has nev­er pre­viously ap­pear­ed in Eng­lish.

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bears    classic    fairy tale    fairytale    folk tale    folklore    folktale    goldilocks    norwegian    three bears   

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