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The Willow Pattern Story

Name: Courtney 7th May 2013
Name: Kara 7th May 2013
Very good !!!
Name: Charlie 27th May 2013
Name: Shirley 25th August 2013
A nice story but the first sentence of the second paragraph doesn't seem to make sense: "The king...decided to pay an old lord..."Surely the old lord was to pay him for his daughter. Perhaps you mean 'pay attention to...'. The name sou-yang needs a capital 'S'
Name: Shirley 25th August 2013
Comment cont. You could do with a couple more stops and new sentences too, and commas here and there.E.g. "...old lord named Sou-yang. Sou-yang was rich...". Also "...Chang had plans of his own. Dressed as a bus boy,..." Shouldn't the 2 lovers marry first and then live happily...? Or is this meant to be modern behaviour? Commas would help in "So, as you would think, it was in the king's impure nature to agree."
Name: Bob 21st January 2014
Name: Bob 21st January 2014
The no one speaks is a bit scary
Name: Milly 21st January 2014
great story used it for my work!
Name: Milly 21st January 2014
used it for my work!
Name: Ella 27th June 2014
Great story I used it for work
Name: Dani 20th November 2014
Amazing story guys πŸ˜„πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜€πŸ˜Šβ˜ΊοΈπŸ˜‰πŸ˜πŸ˜˜
Name: Ben 17th January 2015
fab story but what is the history of the willow pattern
Name: Mol 17th January 2015
loved it
Name: Valerie 9th February 2015
Please give more detail - relate the story to the willow pattern. What is the significance of the willow tree?
Name: Lewismostyn 9th February 2015
Name: Hazel 22nd June 2015
I remember my Nan telling me the story from 70 plus years ago and always believed it to be true, thats childhood for you.
Name: Keith 22nd June 2015
I've forgotten most of the version I learnt but it said that the father chased the lovers over a bridge hence the three figures, that the two were changed into birds in order to fly free together and that their intended home was set on fire.
Name: Muhammad 3rd November 2015
My grandma was telling me this story I said wow.really good story though it was brilliant
Name: Jane 8th November 2015
Awesome! I heard this story 1 year ago. It's very fun to read it.
Name: Kevin 8th November 2015
I love it this story for a year.
Name: Richard 21st November 2015
My Nana told me this story over 40yrs ago-recently my wife bought a set of them. Brings back good memories
Name: Mary 22nd November 2015
I enjoyed the story, thank you.
Name: Leah 15th January 2016
Name: Oliver 2nd March 2016
Very interesting. Read to my brother
Name: Sandra 25th March 2016
Love this story. My grandmother used to tell it to my mother. She had the complete crockery of the willow pattern. Absolutely precious. Thank you.


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