(January 2008) u.f.o. NEWS
a sorta bloggish spot
||U.F.O. (Urban Fairies Operations) is much like the fairies themselves ~ neither here nor there.
I am currently (temporarily) working out of a make shift location. It is difficult to get anything accomplished without a work space.
There have been fairy droppings and e-mail reports of fairies in a number of different locations. There has been damage to many of the Ann Arbor urban fairy constructions... and some repairs. The fairy tickets at the Ark have been jammed up for quite some time now.
My book "Who's Behind the Fairy Doors?" sold pretty well in 2007. It was #12 on NIcola's Best seller list for 2007, just behind "The Golden Compass"... not too bad especially considering that there is no major motion picture assocaition, my book was only available for 3/4 of the year and not nearly the publicity (or controversy).
||Finally added a note about offering signed and/or dedicated books on the "stuff to get" page.|
If you would like your copy signed and or dedicted, after placing your order through PayPal, pleased e-mail me at
subject line : Signed Book Request
any pertinents (eg "To my nephew Ghengis"
|On a happier note:
I received a report that their has been a sighting of urban fairy type activity in Jackson, Michigan. Perhaps the faires ARE looking for a safer city? I have not yet been there to see it & take my own pictures, but I did get a few pics in the e-mail. I hope to add those pics soon, as well as some other better news.
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This is where it (fairy doors) all began the concept, the phenomenon. This site is all about the Fairy Doors in Ann Arbor, Michigan (the original fairy doors) and what illustrator, Jonathan b. Wright , certified fairyologist, discovers about them. It includes photographs of the Fairy Doors, comments in the Fairy Journals, Observations and speculations about the Fairies. Tiny Doors, Urban Fairies®, Faery, Faeries, Fairy, Fairies, miniature doors, tiny doors, little doors, tiny fairy doors, little fairy doors, little faery doors, tiny faery doors, weensy doors, Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea, Peaceable Kingdom, Jefferson Market, The Ark, The Ann Arbor Framing Company, Selo Shevel Gallery, Lakewood Elementary Kindergarten, Fairy ticket window, Found Gallery, Mott Children's Hospital, The Michigan Theater, Google Offices, Nicola's Books, Found Gallery, Flying Pumpkin Cottage, fairy entrances, fairy windows, fairy spaces, fairy store, fairy shop, Flat Fairies, Clarence the Bridge Troll, fairy droppings. The site will be updated frequently with new excerpts from the Fairy Journals, New fairy sightings, Specifics about each location a fairy map. Any new knowledge of the fairy activity will be passed along by Jonathan. Also on this site are some hidden fairy surprises and a list of Frequently Asked Questions about Fairies. There is a brief history of how Jonathan became involved with the Urban Fairies®. There are links to local publications about the Urban Fairy® phenomenon. Jonathan is currently writing several books on the fairies in collaboration with his wife, Kathleen, who coincidentally has found a fairy door in her kindergarten classroom. Hopefully it will be fun and informative to come back and see what's new with the Urban Fairies of Ann Arbor.
THESE ARE THE ORIGINAL FAIRY DOORS
of the turn of the (last) century