Lockdown story: Fairy tale in old bohemia

5 km lockdown, in Crumlin

took my mind back to an old Czech city, Telč

unlike Crumlin, it’s a dreamscape

Telč, Czech Republic – UNESCO World Heritage Site

a baroque layer cake

Telč, Czech Republic, border of Bohemia and Moravia

and Český Krumlov, a couple of hours away 

where there is a garret full of old marionettes

Marionette Museum, Latrán č.6, Český Krumlov

like the forgotten attic of a master puppet maker

they swing from the rafters

Telč, southern Czech Republic

marionettes – not quite of this world but with a quality that is very human




two hundred of them hang from the beams of St Jobst Church

in old Český Krumlov, deepest Bohemia

Marionette Museum, St. Jobst Church, Latrán No. 6, Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

2 thoughts on “Lockdown story: Fairy tale in old bohemia

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s