Lammas 2019

Blessed Lammas! My blog has now moved from WordPress to my website. Please see http://www.bforresterauthor.com/blog for future posts. http://www.bforresterauthor.com/index.php/blog/6-lammas-2019

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Poem: My Greatest Fear

Happy New Year! I missed posting last week because I’ve had internet connection issues this week. Everything is back to normal now (I hope) and I’m really excited to share another poem with you this week. I don’t normally write poems this long but to tell this story it really did need to be this … Continue reading Poem: My Greatest Fear

The First

What’s the first book you ever bought? The first book I remember buying was a paperback copy of A Little Princess by Francis Hodgson Burnett while on a family holiday to Singapore. I remember it clearly, partly, because it’s attached to another memory I have that happened in that bookstore. I was seven and it … Continue reading The First

This is Not How I Remember It…

Wow this weekend went in completely different directions than I expected it to, but that's ok. I think that the unexpected down time was necessary. 😊  It’s no secret that retellings and remakes have become really popular in film and literature. This coupled with a sense of nostalgia means that I've been watching a lot of … Continue reading This is Not How I Remember It…

Feminists and Rebel Angels

This is going to be a slightly longer post today. I condensed it as much as I thought I could but it's longer than my usual posts. During my undergraduate course I wrote a thesis entitled “Feminist Rebels” and Opening Pandora’s Box: The Sins of Female Angels”, and following on from my previous posts about the … Continue reading Feminists and Rebel Angels

Samhain – Why I Celebrate Twice A Year

I hope you all enjoyed a fabulous Samhain (or depending on your hemisphere, Beltaine)! Samhain, also known as Halloween, is my favourite holiday of the year! So much so that I celebrate it TWICE a year 😊. Even before I identified as a Pagan Halloween was a big celebration at my home. “But why do … Continue reading Samhain – Why I Celebrate Twice A Year