Dark Faery Horror Lovers

For today’s post, I have decided to discuss how my love of horror actually fits well into my Faery lifestyle.   I realize that many people may interpret my testament of living the Faery life as just being all about the light and sparkly things in the world. In truth, when we learn about the…

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Twilight Faery Living

For today’s post, I have decided to discuss how to live in the twilight, as well as how this applies to my Faery lifestyle!   The twilight is the realm between the light and the dark.   Interestingly, this is where many of the Faery Goddesses and Gods reside, as Faeryland is a land of…

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The Morgan le Fay and Circe Connection

For today’s post, I have decided to look at Morgan le Fay in her connection to the Greek mythological witch Circe.   The first writers featuring the story of Morgana le Fay were Christian clerics who would have been schooled in the classics and aware of The Odyssey, making it highly plausible that the connection…

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My Top 5 Royal Historical Fiction Books

For today’s post, I have decided to do a countdown of my five favorite historical fiction novels.   These are in particular about Queens in the late medieval and Tudor periods.   The reason they are my favorites is that it is my favorite time period. Number 5: The White Rose by Jan Westcott ~This…

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Cerridwen, Welsh Celtic Goddess of Inspiration

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to write about Cerridwen, the Welsh Celtic Goddess of Inspiration.   I would like to give a brief note on the Welsh pronunciation of her name.    Her name is pronounced Ker-id-wen.  She famously had a connection to the great Welsh Bard and Poet Taliesin.   …

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Maeve, the Morrigan, and Aine

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at three of the most important Irish Faery Queens.    Maeve, the Morrigan, and Aine are all powerful figures in the Irish pantheon of Gods. Maeve’s name means “she who intoxicates” which is a reference to both her association with mead and her ability to…

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Morgan le Fay and Banshees

For today’s post, I would like to take on the connection between Morgana and banshees.   Morgan le Fay is often credited with having been another face of the Morrigan.   The Morrigan is the Queen of the Banshees, hence the connection. Banshees are also known as the bean-sidhe or the wailing woman.   That…

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Cerridwen’s Chase Poem

For today’s post, I would like to share a poem I have written about Cerridwen and Taliesin. Cerridwen’s Chase by Maranda Wabik Ancient Sorceress Wielding magick Cauldron bubbles Boiling a brew The potion of  AWEN Servant boy Stirs the pot Splashed fingers Lead to tasting The potion Cerridwen gives chase To Gwion in this race…

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Morgan le Fay’s Connection to The Vampire Diaries

For today’s post, I will be taking a look at Morgan le Fay and how she can be connected to The Vampire Diaries.   In particular, she is connected to the character of Katherine Pierce.   This is something that may seem a bit tenuous until you dig a little deeper, or watch further on…

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The Elizabeth Woodville and Morgan le Fay Connection

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at the connection between the Arthurian figure Morgan le Fay and the late medieval Queen Elizabeth Woodville.   In the past, I did a post about the connection between Elizabeth Woodville and Guinevere.   That one had some obvious connections with both being Queens married…

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