The children were allowed to carve a building out of stone provided they would say
who lived there and what they did in the story. There was no plot so together with
their teacher Christopher Bird they had to work out what was happening.
The stone village gave them an opportunity to make something in stone and also sparked
their literary imagination. In the end the village was inhabited and had a history
and geography of its own all created by the students and their teacher.
“All a long, down a long, out a long time ago, in another age, at another place,
the swirling shores of the Great Glastonbury Sea – and the Isle of Mists that shielded
its many secrets - this story of enchantment and dark magic took place. “