Author: Anike

Anike lives in the dead centre of South africa, an area called the Bo-Karoo, where she looks for spiders for fun. She is a writer, illustrator, mother, wife, and nerd-geek hybrid. Anike enjoys all forms of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Well, almost all forms. Not romance. And loves stories from her home country. She is also one of the Mythster voices who may or may not go off the rails about something or another.

April 18, 2021 / / Dragons

What a fine day to greet clouds, is it not? Well, allow me to make it more interesting. A few months ago, the hydra decided on a dragon poster to celebrate the end of our first season of The Mythsterhood of Travelling Tales podcast. We’re not yet there, but that’s not going to stop us from making it a month-or-so celebration. The poster was recently completed and I, for one, cannot wait to share it with all our Mythsters!

March 27, 2021 / / Dragons

Anike and Jaz took a closer look at the dragons found in Central Europe. Of course our old pal, Saint George, had to make another appearance, but we also found a few interesting stories that certainly debunk the popular Western take on dragons, as being flying, flamey virgin eaters.

September 28, 2020 / / Dragons
September 22, 2020 / / Dragons

Hello, hello, Mythsters! We’re in China this week, and if you’ve missed the podcast episode covering the country, check it out here. Like everywhere we’ve been since we started, China…

August 27, 2020 / / Dragons

When you think of dragons, wings and flight pop to mind, don’t they? The image of a winged lizard soaring across the heavens has been deeply integrated into modern culture,…

July 27, 2020 / / Dragons

Welcome, Mythsters, to another blog episode! This week, following our episode 4 podcast, we’ll be taking a closer look at some of the dragons of Korean mythology. The ones we…

July 16, 2020 / / Dragons

The Neverending Story was a film that became a staple form of entertainment for many children during the 80s and 90s. A tale that took fantasy to new heights. But…

July 6, 2020 / / Dragons
July 2, 2020 / / Dragons
June 29, 2020 / / Dragons

This week we’ll be looking at the Aboriginal dragons of Australia, known by various names. Sit back, relax, and follow us along in our journey Across The World in 80 (or so) Dragons.