Becoming Dangerous : A Book About Ritual And Resistance

I received word this morning about a forthcoming book. A very fucking important forthcoming book - Becoming Dangerous : A Book About Ritual And Resistance. I swiftly went to investigate - meant I was late for work, but it didn't mater though because books are everything - and it immediately dawned on me that Becoming… Continue reading Becoming Dangerous : A Book About Ritual And Resistance

6 Books Of Deep, Dark Poetry That I Need

I always need more poetry in my life. Always. I do read poetry online, and I'm immensly grateful for poetry online. But it can't give me that same strong sense of deep satisfaction that holding a book and reading from it does. It used to be easier to indulge my curiosity when there was that… Continue reading 6 Books Of Deep, Dark Poetry That I Need

Special Things For Your Little Shadow

Ever since I discovered out I was pregnant, I've been finding it really, really hard not to spend hours at a time browsing the astounding range of meticulously handcrafted goods available for little shadows on Etsy. Once I get started, I think of another search term, then another, then another... Sometimes I just let myself… Continue reading Special Things For Your Little Shadow

I Am Going To Be A Mother

I'm currently 14 weeks pregnant with my boyfriend Hravn's baby, and today had my first ultrasound. Up until now, I haven't really been able to believe that there was anything in there, because my stomach is still relatively flat and I've had minimal morning sickness. (Guess I'm one of the really fucking lucky ones, huh?)… Continue reading I Am Going To Be A Mother

Writing In The Dark : 3 Prompts For Short Stories

I am reading a lot of short stories right now...but the majority I'm abandoning half-way through because they're not satisfying me enough. Nowhere near in fact. And it's really bloody disappointing. A good, strong, memorable (ideally terrifying) short story can be as nourishing as a hot meal after a hard day. Dissatisfied with my reading… Continue reading Writing In The Dark : 3 Prompts For Short Stories

4 Wyrd Crates I Want To Subscribe To Today

How late am I to this crate subscription thing? I have the feeling it's been quite a long while since it kicked off, at least a couple of years. But like usual, I'm late to the party and scrabbling to catch up. My first introduction to the craze was via Witch Casket and Wioleth, who… Continue reading 4 Wyrd Crates I Want To Subscribe To Today

Reading In The Dark : Library Haul

My Sacred Spaces Libraries have been an invaluable resource for me from since before I could walk. They have been my go-to safe and sacred spaces, my own little universes. The world could throw whatever it wanted at me, I always had libraries. I can walk into a library feeling horribly depressed, and within a… Continue reading Reading In The Dark : Library Haul

Everything You Need For Halloween At Home From Creative, Small Businesses

Halloween is 61 days away. I swear I thought it was sooner. Much sooner. Probably because I'm raging with excitement for it this time around. I'm spending about 12 of the 24 hours I get in a day on Pinterest, finding worthwhile Halloween DIY projects and gathering inspo for decorating the apartment. When I'm not… Continue reading Everything You Need For Halloween At Home From Creative, Small Businesses

Wyrd Words & Effigies Guide To Autumn Part II : Quotes, Folklore & Superstitions

While winter is my favourite season, autumn is a very close second. When I was a child, and it was time for September to swing around, life would shift into another dimension and I would wake up every day feeling thrilled for what lay ahead. As I mentioned in my previous post, I went to… Continue reading Wyrd Words & Effigies Guide To Autumn Part II : Quotes, Folklore & Superstitions

The Wyrd Words & Effgies Guide To Autumn Part I : Wyrd Crafts To Do In The Autumnal Months

The leaves are starting to shiver. Nests are falling from the trees (I picked one up and brought it home...then the SO then wrote about it and I got laughed) and there is a bite to the air, a familiar bite, a bite the majority of us wyrdos ache for through all spring and summer.… Continue reading The Wyrd Words & Effgies Guide To Autumn Part I : Wyrd Crafts To Do In The Autumnal Months