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foxglove summer

Here is the fifth instalment in the Peter Grant (or Rivers of London) series by Ben Aaronovitch. Thus entitled Foxglove summer, which meaning only became clear (to me) by the end of the book. 371 more words


Guisers: Small Mercies

So, my psychic mentor and sometimes life coach Auntie J.J. got me a foot in the door to her yoga studio company. Despite my tenth grade education and my ambivalent hostility towards another partner in the company due to a rocky personal history, the accounts manager recommended me for hiring and requested that I come in as soon as possible, both date-wise and crack-of-dawn timewise for the first couple of days. 879 more words


Guisers: Rafflesia, Again

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I wanted to write fairy tales this weekend. Fairy tales about fairyland that set up the demonstration of why I not only appreciate it as a language for numinous experiences and the conceit of wishcraft, but as a metaphor for the model on which my personal ethics are based. 985 more words

Gated Ways

Mum's arrival in Wellington

After 6 months of planning, and 15 months of distance, my mum and I are finally reunited. And what an exhilarating feeling it was to see her walk through the arrival gates (10 hours late), at 2am on Thursday morning. 445 more words

The 700 Year Old Cold Case That Finally Got Solved

There is nothing better, I say, than a good, old fashioned, murder mystery. A whodunnit. It’s even better when it’s a cold case. And they don’t get any colder than the case I am going to tell you about. 1,120 more words


Foxglove the Fairy

Brandon bought me a new fairy for my collection today! She’s from the Faerie Poppets collection and is officially named ‘Fair Foxglove Faerie’, but I’ll call her Foxglove. 264 more words