As I mentioned last week, my Mom was taking me to see Aladdin The Musical. It was amazing! One thing I really miss about city living is the opportunity to go to shows. I love the theatre, and musical theatre especially. I also miss being on the stage, but I think that ship has sailed. … Continue reading Aladdin The Musical
There is some debate on the origins of the fairy tale of Aladdin. It is commonly believed to be one of the stories Scheherazade tells in One Thousand And One Nights. I certainly thought it was. The copy I had growing up was definitely in a compilation of Middle Eastern stories including Aladdin, Ali Baba … Continue reading Do you really know Aladdin?
This week I wanted to share a poem with you. In my last year of Uni I had to produce a photobook. I decided to write a poem based off my own experiences with Anxiety and Depression which was then illustrated with the photographs I took. Here is the poem. I’ve found that Anxiety and … Continue reading Poem: Technicolour
I had a marvellous weekend even though I was ill. I took the weekend off writing because I was ill for most of last week and just needed some down time. I hit up my local library Saturday morning, returned the books I had out, and picked up some new ones; and oh my gods … Continue reading Sci-Fi Fairy Tales and Goddesses
Have you read The Kingston Chronicles and wondered which character you're most like? Now you can take a short quiz and find out! https://uquiz.com/iGpB4b I'm still trying to figure out how to embed the widget in the side panel on my page. For some reason copying and pasting html never works for me...
Spring finally sprung down here in the southern most tips of Western Australia. Yesterday was an absolutely lovely day. It was perfect weather to celebrate Ostara. I spent the day with my husband and our lovely hound exploring some local markets and just enjoying each other’s company. Today is a public holiday in Western Australia … Continue reading Ostara
Wow! Over the last few days life really decided that my plans were unimportant. I had hoped to post this on Sunday as per my usual schedule but like I said, the universe had other plans. One of the things I’ve been discussing on my blog is fairy tales and the impact they’ve had on … Continue reading Fairy Tales: The Red Shoes