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
It’s the time of year when we tend to reflect on what we have accomplished in the last twelve months, and what we wish to accomplish in the coming twelve months. I used to be a firm believer in setting New Years resolutions but, like many people, even with the best intentions, I rarely ever … Continue reading 2019 Goal Setting
There is an exercise that is useful for generating writing that I sometimes use in my art practice. You listen to a song, or look at a piece of art and write what comes to you, inspired by the art.
Persephone has always been my favourite Greek Goddess and her tales are starting to become more popular, especially among neo-pagan witches. Lately, I’ve seen people making comments on social media discussing how Hades was the only Olympian King who was actually faithful to his wife.
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
If you’ve been following this blog, then you will know that I’m rather obsessed with Greek Mythology. Always have been. I am also semi-obsessed with Mermaids. It always puzzled me though that in modern art and literature the term Siren and Mermaid seem to be synonyms. The mythological Greek Siren’s are nothing like modern Mermaids … Continue reading My Myth of Mermaids and Poem – Siren’s Song
It should come as no shock to you that I’ve been working really hard on the sequel to The Kingston Chronicles; Samhain Sorcery. My goal was to launch it this Halloween (for the Northern Hemisphere Samhain/Halloween) but realistically there is no way I can have the manuscript finished in, and published, in time. I’m working … Continue reading Samhain Sorcery Cover Reveal
Today I wanted to share another poem. I had wanted to share an excerpt from Samhain Sorcery but I’m not where I wanted to be with it yet. So instead I’m sharing this. I wrote this poem circa 2010. I’ve probably mentioned before now that I am pretty obsessed with Greek Mythology. This poem was … Continue reading Poem – Hades Halls
I popped into my local library today to return City of Ashes and saw this poster at the counter (see right). These criteria basically cover everything that I order in at my library, and I’ve ordered in something at least twice a month lately. Up till now we’ve been able to order in 60 books … Continue reading Changes At Our State Library
This is another of the poems I wrote during my Bachelor’s studies. This one was inspired by the body of fairy and folk tales I was studying at the time. It’s mainly inspired by tales such as Beauty and the Beast and myths such as Hades and Persephone, Cupid and Psyche, and really any of … Continue reading Poem – Twisted