Into the Cauldron

A round-up of everything I'm loving this week:   Howl:   This short film is just beautiful and raw and exquisite.   HOWL from Jaime Jhilmil Gianopoulos on Vimeo.     Sabat Magazine:         I'm excited that the second issue...

7 Places You Must Visit in Salem

I'm currently on a two-week holiday around the USA with my husband and our first trip was to Salem, also known as the Witch City. I first heard about Salem when I was a teenager studying The Crucible in English class. I went on to be cast as an elderly lady accused of...

Are You a Highly Sensitive Person?

In my ongoing quest of self-improvement  I decided to explore the various personality tests online. I was hoping to learn more about my personality traits so that I could tailor my routines and working day accordingly. One of the most famous personality tests is the...

Into the Cauldron

      I used to call this 'Weekly Round-up' but I think that title sadly lacks romance and imagination.   I've fallen in love with a lot of things over this past week, and I'd like to share them here with you. Sit, brew a tea and curl up. Be still,...

Summer Wonderland

    Wow, a lot has happened since I last posted here. The big change is that I moved house. Our new place is a beautiful house in the countryside and there's a summer house in the garden which can only mean one thing...writer's den! I really dislike moving...

The Craft 20th Anniversary

    On May 3rd, 1996 a film called The Craft was released. I was 14 at the time and when I saw the film advertised in one of my teen magazines I knew instantly that I would absolutely love it. I've always had this sixth sense about movies, but this cult film...

Writing prompt – Time Travel

    Every since I was young I've been fascinated by the thought of time travel. Not travelling to the future, however, but to the past. I always wanted to solve certain mysteries, like how the pyramids were built, or who Jack the Ripper was. I also wanted to...

Creative Types vs Procrastination

      I'm pretty sure that I've been a procrastinator since my high school days, but maybe it started earlier. Homework was always a drag, especially at the end of a particularly tiresome school day, when I'd get home and just want to relax and read a...

The Witch: Thoughts

    I first heard about the film The Witch last summer while I was writing a thesis on the depiction of witches in modern film and television. I wasn't sure what to expect from this film since critics clearly adored it, yet the trailer showed an all too...

Weekly Round-Up

  I decided I should start doing these again, and I should probably call them something snazzier, but all in good time!   WARNING: DO NOT READ IF YOU ARE ON A SUGAR BAN!   This week was my third week sans sugar. I'm doing the 'I Quit Sugar' 8-week...

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