Announcing Poetry Week

Hello my Lovely readers! I wanted to do a bonus post today to announce that this coming week, beginning tomorrow, will be themed as Poetry Week! I will share a new poem each day that I have written. Friday will also have a Femme Fatale Friday post about a famous poet! I have recently realized…

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How Ancestral Mythology Explains My Love of the Arthuriad

It is likely quite obvious to those reading this blog that I am obsessed with the Matter of Britain, or as it is commonly known the Arthurian legends.   This is something I believe can be partially explained by the idea of ancestral mythology.   I have written about ancestral mythology in the past, but…

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Kathryn Howard: Doomed Tudor Queen

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday I have chosen to look at the story of Henry VIII’s infamous fifth Queen!   Kathryn Howard was just a teenager when she caught the eye of the aging monarch.   She is most noted for being the second Queen that he beheaded.   I feel much empathy for…

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The Fascination with Doomed Queens

For today’s post I have chosen to look at why so many of us are fascinated with doomed Queens.    I am certainly someone who is endlessly fascinated with any and all doomed Queens!    I sometimes wonder why it is that so many people love to revisit the stories of these women. In my…

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The Villain Redeemed? Fairytale Origin Stories

The villains of fairytales have been being re-examined a lot as of late.    We get films from Disney like Maleficent and Cruella that give us a back story of the villains of their classic films.   I personally love to see the story from the perspective of the villain.   Many have complained that…

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Crows and Ravens as Symbols of Deities, and in Popular Culture

Crows and ravens are birds that evoke much in the way of emotions and passions in people.    This is likely because of the fact that crows and ravens are both associated with deities in multiple cultures.   This would lead to their inclusion in Aesop’s Fables, and later in literature.    In Arthurian legends,…

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My Top 5 Favorite Historically Inaccurate Period-Pieces

I am sure that by the title of this post most of my readers have figured out that I will be talking about period-piece television series.    I am especially focused on the very historically inaccurate ones.   These are chosen because they are very fun, if totally unrealistic!    I may adore the real…

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Three Aspects of the Morrighan

For today’s post I would like to discuss the three main aspects of the Morrighan.   The Morrighan is a triple Goddess of the Irish Celtic lore.    She can either be seen as a trinity of sisters that are in unity called Morrighans, or more often she is a single Goddess that embodies all…

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