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Doors, windows and an open path

My walls are filled with doors and windows.

By that, I do not mean three-dimensional wood and glass versions, but rather paintings and photographs of doors and windows. 361 more words


'The Witch' - Home and Hearth

The Witch*

I have walked a great while over the snow,
And I am not tall nor strong.
My clothes are wet, and my teeth are set,
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Time to catch up!

It’s been a whirlwind couple of months, as evidenced by our distinct lack of presence here, but luckily it’s been for a most exciting reason – we bought our first home! 103 more words

Moments Of Life

Catching Up

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks – I went back to work temporarily, we had a whole heap of visitors one after the other, and – most exciting of all – we bought our first house! 65 more words

Moments Of Life

Property rights (and wrongs)

Rather than chance being mistaken for Helen Collins and Doug Bruce, Herself and I decided we (meaning Your Humble Narrator) should dash up to Colorado to check on our vast real-estate holdings, make sure they hadn’t been turned into meth labs, crack houses or empty, boarded-up, Collins-Bruce-style blights on the community. 345 more words


Aurealis Awards 2015

See that photo above? That has brought BIG smiles to us here at Chateau Spectrale, as well as a huge boost – Angela Slatter’s Spectral chapbook¬† 97 more words


The Thing About Grey

It pulls me in from the crowd, makes me go weak in the knees, colors my dreams. Out of a thousand things in rainbow shades, I am extremely likely to pull out the grey. 241 more words