Serendipity

A few months back a friend was telling me a delightful tale about how she meets with her friend online once a week to do some creative work. This struck me as very, very wise. So I promptly suggested to my writing group that we do the same. They happily agreed, we picked a day,… Continue reading Serendipity

Samhain: Listening to your ghosts

After a glorious summer, full of fresh air and bright late nights, Aotearoa puts another blanket on the bed and gets ready for winter. And so it's samhain (southern hemisphere). The end of one year and the start of a new one. Time to reflect and contemplate, dream and plan, make sparkles in the dark,… Continue reading Samhain: Listening to your ghosts

Fucked up fairy tales

I love fairy tales. They fed my childhood with stories and pictures. I never believed them. I knew they were stories. I didn't want to meet a prince (like I've previously said, I'd rather have been the prince, finding myself a sweet maiden) and I was never really into the happy ever after. It seemed… Continue reading Fucked up fairy tales