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Literary

Farewell to the Liturgical Season of Christmas–macabre Victorian style

Okay, I am well aware that this post may have been far more apropos earlier on. But I didn’t think of it till now and I didn’t want to wait another year to do it because I really want to share these with you guys. But also Christmas is not quite over, liturgically speaking (it […]

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folk music Literary

Liturgical Season Vs. Seasons in General–feat. a handful of folk songs, some rambling about Ember Days, and a rant about the secular perception of Christmas

Okay, this is gonna be what the kids might call a ‘smol’ post, guys. Because I simply don’t have time for more. But I really wanted to talk about this. So here I am talking about it. Um…that’s the intro. Tallyho. Disclaimer: a lot of this will be kinda meaningless to my non-Northern Hemisphere friends, […]

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folk music Literary Writing

‘There’s More to Life Than Pretty Things’–General Updates and Rambles, feat. new discoveries and old enthusiasms

Tallyhi my friends! So WordPress has this annoying new feature called ‘prompts’, and today when I tried to type something it suggested I answer the question ‘what is one thing you would change about yourself?’ I don’t really intend to answer that question, but knowing how very rambling and random this type of post tends […]

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Literary

Some Advent Meditations–as sketched out by the hand of the Artist in those surrounding me

Hey friends! I’m sorry I was absent this week. It was more or less intentional. I’ve been working really hard, and socializing really hard (cuz holidays), and I’ve been kinda sick on top of it, so I decided to let blogging go in order to catch up on writing posts in a leisurely fashion, and […]

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Literary

An Interlude of Riddles

Hello friends! If the title and the fact that it’s Wednesday isn’t clear enough, I unfortunately have no time for a full post this week. A bit ill, with a lot of irons in the fire and a lot of real life things I am invested in. But I’ll be back posthaste on Monday. In […]

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folk music Literary Remember, O Thou Man Writing

Here’s A Health–Life of late, feat. rediscoveries, an anniversary, a ballad sing, and a festival

Hello hello my friends and how doth thee?! ^that is too enthusiastic a greeting for this blog for sure. Ahem. Good afternoon. Or good evening. Or should I say Guten Nacht… Um yeah so I’ve been up to stuff lately and I’m here to talk about it. That’s the intro. Tallyho. A Book I’ve Been […]

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folk music Literary

Tolkien and Folk Music–A Very Higgledy-Piggledy Entry in the Tolkien Blog Party

Yes, I just posted. Yes, I will be back on Monday per usual. Yes, this is my first time ever being an active blogging vegetable (I know people tend to say bean but I think vegetable has so much more character) while the 10th annual fantabulous Tolkien Blog Party hosted by the fantabulous Hamlette is […]

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Literary

Autumn–A Meditative Sketch

This is a companion to my posts on Spring and Summer. This sketch and the character of Autumn was inspired by St Dorothy, as well as a variety of folk songs. I’d like to dedicate it to all of those in this world who have not yet set foot upon the Royal Road. Summer, move […]

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folk music Literary Remember, O Thou Man Writing

Strange Trails–new delightful media discoveries and some bittersweet life discoveries into the bargain

Hello, my friends! I hope you’re well. I am managing. It’s been quite the week, to be honest. All my coworkers suddenly had health or family emergencies and had to dip out as a result, so I’ve been working ten hour days. I mean, I’m happy to do it, because of course they need to […]

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Literary

A General Ramble On Life and Things–feat. Studio Ghibli, L’Angelus, and Thornrose Cemetery, among other things

‘Sup guys. How’s your lives been? In no particular order, mine has been chaotic, dreadful, and splendid all at once. The dread and the chaos I will not be explaining in any real detail, but the splendid bits I’d like to tell you about. I think this post is just going to be a general […]