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A Poem: At my Hearth


although I recognise you can still
arrive swift as flood or fire,
somehow, I think you come
more often through the back door;

while I seek out signs and wonders… 122 more words


Z-List Update

Its that time of the year.  Game of Thrones season.  I got my GOT beer and i’m ready to rock and roll through what seems like a terrible winter.   198 more words


Crafting a Magickal Home

Creating and maintaining a magickal space is what I had always dreamed of as a teenager. Back then I wanted little fairy houses and twinkle lights lining my room, an altar with a large black metal cauldron to burn resin in, and witchy decor strun about. 842 more words


When Wanderlust Calls

I have always lived within earshot of train tracks.

From the slice of suburban life that I called my childhood home, to the dilapidated balcony of my younger self’s great leap into independence; from the teeny tiny Californian apartment rubbing elbows with a new husband and a new name, to the solid brick ranch nestled in the vibrant green that is Tennessee’s cloak… 564 more words

Planets Move

Do it so, planets move

You teach me delight, my soul can choose

I know hearth and as my mind tumbles

Break away into the shadow… 64 more words

Written / Spoken

Thai Green Curry (Low FODMAP, gluten-free, dairy-free)

Some of my favourite dishes are Thai: Satay, Pad Thai, green curry, … you name it. While I’m still experimenting with pad thais (pads thai?), I’m getting pretty close to perfecting my green curry… Even the Northerner prefers it to restaurant curries. 283 more words


Banana almond bread (Low FODMAP, gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free)

Compared to the bready banana bread recipe elsewhere on Growing Up and Liking It, this is a a light, cake-like and extremely moorish version. As you can tell by the featured image, even though this banana bread is certainly satisfying by itself, I couldn’t help but top it with cream cheese and a hazelnut-chocolate spread to make it extra delicious. 138 more words