Connecting with a piece of art is one of the finest pleasures in life. Connecting with a collection of art is an almost overwhelmingly glorious experience. Elise Mahan has rubbed stars, ice, forests and handfuls of northern light into the four chambers of this heart of mine.
'Come on over and check out my room. I have pillows with animal skeletons on them...' is what I would say if I had these beauties casually strewn across my bed. Who would have thought that someone would one day think, 'you know what? I'm going to make a pillow with the skeleton of a… Continue reading Animal Skeleton Pillows
I've had a long-term obsession with the poles, but it's only recently that I learned about Antarctica's Blood Falls. My heart loves new knowledge, just as much as my brain does. Don't worry, what you're seeing in the photo below isn't the blood of a hundred thousand penguins, sacrificed in some gristly ritual. It's water… Continue reading Antarctica’s Blood Falls
The first issue of Wyrd Words & Effigies magazine is focused on death and dying. I've tried to ensure it has a good amount of original takes on the subject, from as wide a variety of people as possible. What struck me with this piece of art when I stumbled across it on Facebook was… Continue reading Meanwhile In Antarctica
I came across Alicia Hannah Naomi last year while I was browsing Occulter. I was immediately taken with the stunningly raw nature of her jewellery designs, and have been obsessed with her work ever since. You're a successful contemporary jewellery designer and style blogger. How does it feel to get up every day and know… Continue reading Interview : Alicia Hannah Naomi
Crystals have played a role in my life for as long as I can remember. At seven, tiny pieces of tiger’s eye and amethyst were gifts from the gnomes. At eight, chunks of quartz were put under my pillow instead of coins from the tooth fairy. At nine, I received a rose quartz from an… Continue reading By Angeline