Pouque Stories

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Summer holiday Shenanigans

The places on Guernsey where all the adventures take place in the summer holidays

Week 1

Midsummer shenanigans

It’s 21st June, the longest day of the year, and the fairy folk on the island are competing for the Solstice Goblet for the best trick on the Humans.

Week 2

Summer Camp

P’tite Jeanne causes chaos at Rue Maingy  where both the Duke of Edinburgh expedition groups and the Cubs are camping.

Week 3

Fort Grey and Lihou

P’tit Jean causes chaos on Lihou stopping on the way to cause mischief at the shipwreck museum at Fort Grey.

Week 4

Trip to Alderney

P’tit Jean goes  to Alderney and gets himself in trouble by destroying the breakwater protecting the harbour.

Week 5

Visit to Great Grandma Betty

The children’s great grandma Betty tells them stories about how the pouques helped her when she was a child in the occupation.

Week

The North Show

P’tit Jean changes into a donkey and causes chaos at the North Show.

Week 7

Visit to the Eden Project

P’tite Jeanne goes with the children to Cornwall. She visits her aunty, Joan the wad, Queen of the piskies, and they cause mischief at the Eden project.
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Not published yet

 The Invisible Invasion

Nano-occupation 2020 (E-book and audiobook)

Working with Guernsey Seaweed and the States, the pouques help the people of Guernsey control the coronavirus.

Interceltique conference

Read all about the fairy folk conference.This involved talks from experts and an update on how the fairy folk of various Celtic countries were keeping their humans safe from the virus. Click on the Image
Not yet published

Christmas Chaos

The Twelve days of Christmas

A play by the Guernsey Fairy folk.

Advent

The fairy folk decided to go green this Christmas and they produced an eco advent with hints about lowering your carbon footprint for each day of ADVENT.
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Pouques and the Politicians

Politicans in Guernsey are called Deputies. The Pouques were delighted to write a pantomime for the Deputies. They have assigned characters but haven’t yet written the story.

SPORT

Fairy folk at the Olympics

The fairy folk enjoy sports and through the lens of the pouquecam you can see them competing in the games.

Fairy folk at the Commonwealth Games

The fairy folk enjoy sports and through the lens of the pouquecam you can see them competing in the games.

Fairy folk at the Island Games

The fairy folk enjoy sports and you can find out all about the categories for the fairy folk island games to be held next summer in Guernsey.

Other Adventures

Forest Pouques (E-book)

P’tite Jeanne and P’tit Jean cause chaos in Year 1 at Forest Primary School

Pouques and Liberation Day

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

The pouques have enjoyed helping the humans celebrate the Queen’s platinum Jubilee

Sammy and Jacob Robillard

Introducing the human children whom the pouques join up with and have lots of adventures.

Wombles visit Guernsey

The wombles pay a visit to Guernsey on their way to Alderney, their ancestral home.

Pouque Tweets

Guernsey Gwen has a twitter account and regularly tweets about the fairy folk and world events. 

Queen Elizabeth II RIP

September 2022

Peter Rabbit and Squirrel Nutkin

P’tit Jean would love to meet this mischievous bunny who ran rings around Mrs McGregor in this new story about the Walled Garden at Lingholme.

Soil Shenanigans

P’tite Jeanne and witch Guernsey Gwen, have an adventure at school involving a broken trailer of soil.

The history of the Broomstick

Guernsey Gwen takes you through the history of the broomstick from Neolithic to modern times.

The Pisky who lost his laugh

Read a complete version of the story retold by Donald R. Rawe, that the story teller told in the Eden project in the Pisky and the Pouque. The pisky who lost his laugh.

Picture from Donald Rawe’s book “Traditional Cornish Stories and Rhymes”

There are many versions of the traditional tale about The pisky who lost his laugh.

Guernésiais

(Guernsey French)

Although the Island pledged allegiance to Britain at the time of William the conqueror, the ancient Normandy French that the islanders spoke lasted until well into the 20th century. After the World War two evacuation, the language started to die.