Elaine loved one thing above all others about being a widow: finally she could rant. Yes, there was nobody in the house since her kids grew up and her husband died (thank God!) but her habit of being out front in the garden gave her some opportunity to communicate. Just waving at passing cars was … More Ever learn?
I went to physiotherapy this morning with the intention of going shopping for Badger’s birthday as I had an opportunity of being alone. Unfortunately I learned there that one of my neighbours in the village had died so I went straight from the medical centre to the funeral home to say my goodbyes to him. … More No good deed…
… is also a beginning. I’ve lived by this all my life, it’s part of the pagan creed and just common sense. When something stops, something else starts because Nature abhors a vacuum. This has all come home to me in many ways recently. Facing up to Badger’s death has been a surprisingly positive … More Every ending …..
As some of you may know I used to be a language teacher and learning them is my hobby. I love being in a place where I’m not fluent because everything becomes more interesting. Just going to the supermarket this morning was a real treat. Picking things up and peering at the words to see … More Shopping? Vale!
Yes, misquote – “through a glass, darkly”. That’s how my version of “The Sight” works. It’s a common Scottish phrase for being able to see the future. I have it. Of course I do, I’m generations down on hereditary Scottish witches. Unfortunately my Sight is impaired. What do I mean? Well let’s take a couple … More Through an ass……
Phew! Thanks be November has started. Why? Because although I love the old Celtic New Year festival of Samhain (pronounced Sawane) on 31st October when we celebrate our ancestors because the veil between the worlds is thin….. despite loving that, I always end up getting cross and stamping my little foot around that date. Anyone … More Hoorah for November
October isn’t the best month to come over here by magic carpet but my guest today is one tough gal. Here comes Karen Little and some of her friends. Hello, you lot! Ailsa, I hope you don’t mind me bringing my dogs, Chicken and Noodles. I can’t go anywhere without them. They were fairly well … More A Little Bit of Karen
Dear Readers, Friends of Iamo and Riga, I can feel big changes coming for 2018. With Shaman’s Drum already disappeared and Alchemy going the same way soon, this will be a wonderful opportunity to clean, tidy and re-paint the Guild. I’m planning on knocking through some walls, enlarging space and completely re-painting the exterior before … More The Year of Change
I was chatting with my pal Isabella May about her latest release “Oh What a Pavlova” which includes the female lead being beaten up by her partner. I thought you might like to listen in to our thoughts. AILSA You look grumpy. Another “I wouldn’t stand for it” remark on your reviews? ISABELLA Yup. I just … More Wouldn’t stand for….
This isn’t the treat but you have to watch it to learn how to get it ……… There you go! Answer the competition question as a comment below or PM me on Facebook and on Samhain (Halloween) I will announce the winner……. No magic – just fun!