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  • Sunshine Blogger Award from Lotus Laura

    July 6, 2020 by

    Thank you to Lotus Laura for nominating me for my 5th Sunshine Blogger Award! If you haven’t visited her lovely site, I suggest you take a look. She brings a thoughtful, warm outlook to topics of spirituality, health, and life in general. Articles are often grouped by themes tied to days of the week–Self-Care Sunday,… Read more

  • Sunshine Blogger Award from Anshika and Sakshi

    June 22, 2020 by

    A big thank you to Anshika Shukla and Sakshi Tiwari of The Little Dreamland for nominating me for a Sunshine Blogger Award! This young duo together remind us to “Dream it till it comes true,” each striking their own balance between deep reflection and lighthearted whimsy in their posts. They ask pointed questions and frame… Read more

  • Red Thread Reblog: Chinese Dragons — Olivia’s Blog

    June 13, 2020 by

    Welcome to Red Thread Reblog, a feature that pairs a post about media inspired by mythology with a post about the mythology shown in the media. The dragons in Eon and Eona are based on Chinese mythology, so an overview of that makes it easier to grasp their world. Olivia’s Blog, maintained by Olivia or… Read more

  • Red Thread Reblog: Eona: Review — Average Nicole

    June 11, 2020 by

    Welcome to Red Thread Reblog, a feature that pairs a post about media inspired by mythology with a post about the mythology shown in the media. As promised, here are the dragons! Alison Goodman’s YA duology of Eon: The Last Dragoneye and Eona came out nearly ten years ago, but these books remain among the… Read more

  • June 2020 Updates And Beast Suggestions

    June 5, 2020 by

    Hello, everyone! I’m doing my updates post a little early because I’ve got a few special posts coming up this month. First up, Red Thread Reblog is back! If you’re not familiar with this feature, Red Thread Reblog reaches out into the blogging community and ties together two posts, one covering media inspired by mythology… Read more

  • Ride the Wave or Run?: A World of Water Horses Part 2

    May 29, 2020 by

    Welcome to Part 2 of my exploration of mythical creatures known as water horses. In Part 1, I shared a list of kelpie-like water horses in Europe. It’s amazing how many variations on the tempt-and-drown water horse exist, but they are far from the only kind of aquatic equines out there. This time, I’ll range… Read more

  • Liebster Award

    May 18, 2020 by

    Erika of Geeky Mythology nominated me for my first ever Liebster Award! In case you haven’t met her already, Erika runs a blog with reviews of books and movies plus more general pieces on media and personal reflection. One of her recent posts uses lessons from Princess Mononoke to consider the current pandemic situation. All… Read more

  • Quarterly Bestiary: Kelpies: A Dive into Scottish Water Horses

    April 13, 2020 by

    Many dangerous creatures haunt the mythical landscape of Scotland. Kelpies, horse-shaped water spirits, are among the better known, and they even have connections to one of Scotland’s most famous monsters. They are fairy horses, though if you’re thinking of innocent winged ponies, you’d best think again. Kelpies are fierce flesh-eaters. Yet like many fairy beings,… Read more

  • Sunshine Blogger Award from Erika

    April 4, 2020 by

    I’d like to thank Erika of Geeky Mythology for my third Sunshine Blogger Award nomination! If you like book bloggers with a snappy wit and an eye for character nuance, check out Erika’s site! She primarily reviews books and movies, often in the YA vein, as well as covering larger pop culture phenomena. Some of… Read more

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