Day 19 | Advent Calendar Once upon a time, in a dark wood by M.L.Kappa Little Red fumbled at the door latch with clammy hands. It seemed stuck. Behind her she could hear panting as her grandmother struggled with the heavy blankets. She'd always hated the bristly old thing, who had doggy breath and long fingernails … Continue reading Once upon a time, in a dark wood by M.L. Kappa | Day 19 | Advent Calendar 2016
Today, is the first of May, a day that is widely celebrated and that has various traditions attached to it. I am happy to have M. L. Kappa as my special guest for Discovering Traditions. You can find a list of all guest post that have appeared on my blog so far here, and you … Continue reading Discovering Traditions: May 1st and the Making of the Wreath by M.L.Kappa
If we were having coffee, then as I do quite often, I would ask you to be quiet as a mouse. Little on is finally napping, it took ages to get there, so I don't want her to be prematurely woken. Would you like some tea? Or some juice? It's a bit cold in my … Continue reading If we were having coffee – 9 April 2016
D is for Dolphin In the summer during which I turned 13, I saw real, non-captive dolphins for the first time. They were far away at the edge of the horizon, but they were there enjoying their freedom. Up to then dolphins had been something I knew from TV and I did not even have … Continue reading D is for Dolphin #AtoZChallenge
Once a year I have the pleasure of celebrating Easter, a holiday, which I greatly appreciate, and looking back have always appreciated a lot. I don't think that I ever did go to an Easter service, but I sure did learn about the religious significance of the holiday. I guess the pagan traditions are the ones … Continue reading Happy Easter!