Beauty and the Beast: The Secret History

So what's the real story of Beauty and the Beast?This is a post from the first incarnation of my blog, back in October of 2002. In those days I was still creating the blog pages "by hand" rather than using software like WordPress, and my eldest was five years old. It was the first in a series I'd intended to write, entitled "Pedant Errant", but alas! it was the only post of its kind.As everyone with children already knows, Disney has just released Beauty and the Beast on DVD. My … [Read more...]