Samhain The modern celebration of Halloween is derived the ancient Celtic celebration of Samhain, which marked the end of Summer harvests and honoured the ancestors. It is believed that the veil between ThisWorld and the OtherWorld is the thinnest on Samhain. Witches, broomsticks, cauldrons, black cats, ghosts, pumpkins, full moons and dressing up in costumes […]

A Magickal Shoppe

The Witch’s Hat Shoppe The new moon was already rising as Esmeralda hurried away from the office. Having to stay late for the third time that week, most likely without anything extra forthcoming in her pay envelope, was rather disheartening. Crossing rapidly to the High Street to buy ingredients for dinner, she gazed up at […]

Share Your World 2016 Week 40

  Here is my post for Cee’s Share Your World 2016 Week 40: Why did you start blogging? To challenge myself.  I’m rather shy so I thought blogging would be a fun way to connect with people all over the world.  And also to show my artwork and do some creative writing. A piece of […]

The New Hat

The New Hat Miranda pulled her threadbare cloak closer, shivering in the cold autumn wind.  The sun was setting as she hurried to the market.  Not much would be left at this hour, but whatever she found would be less expensive. Everything started out well enough when they wed four years ago.  John was a […]