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Episode 73: Down The Rabbit Hole

The metaphor of going down the rabbit hole is defined in the dictionary of idioms as: to enter into a situation or begin a process or journey that is particularly strange, problematic, difficult, complex, or chaotic, especially one that becomes increasingly so as it develops or unfolds. 464 more words


Snake as Familiar

Meditation and White Foxes

Recently I have began to meditate and communicate with Inari-Okami more often. In a recent meditation she approached me and told me to be ‘more careful’. 526 more words


NEW STORY: Ms. Rosa's Home for Foundling Familiars and Misplaced Magical Animals

Unusual new arrivals are a daily occurrence at Ms. Rosa’s, luckily only some of them require a cross-town trip at lunch time.

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My Strongest Quality (Short Story)

Inspired by a writing prompt on Reddit. 

The world is a wonderfully confusing place. There was so much mystery surrounding the human race and the universe that we inhabit that sometimes, it felt as if we would never have all the answers. 1,478 more words


Sounds Around Town :16th - 22nd March

It is always a treat when bands such as those to be found at The Victoria tonight come along, if for no other reason than even in something as straight-forward as this gig guide, I get to break out the box market “pretentious words, use sparingly.” For as much as it is fun to find new ways to describe the sonic muscle of a classic rock band or the commercial cool of the latest young indie outfit, I am most at home when using words such as dreamscaping, ethereal and sonorous to describe music. 916 more words

Swindon goes POP!

In serious, beard strokey, musical circles (like SoP team meetings) Pop has become something of a tainted concept. Sullied by the modern obsession with shallow, repetitive, style over substance, flatpack music that won’t challenge or offend and that has rolled off a TV show or major label production line, the term Pop Music does not appear to have the same shine it once did. 309 more words


Spells and Scones - REVIEW

4 out of 5 stars.

Spells and Scones is the sixth book in the Magical Bakery series by Bailey Cates. I think this is my favorite in the series so far. 520 more words

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