A While in the Woods

Fairy tales & folklore. Fiction & far away.

Not a Book Review – Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie

I loved this book. So. Hard.

Mr. Abercrombie is a wonderful writer – dark and witty – and I adore his flawed yet endearing characters, his grittiness, and his attention to detail. He also wields a verb like no one’s business. Continue reading “Not a Book Review – Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie”

Happy Winter Solstice 

This year, for the first time since 1967, the winter solstice coincides with a full moon.

Pretty special, wouldn’t you agree?

Let’s celebrate with some beautiful, wintery poetry by Emily Brontë…

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      Magical m(i)stical morning.

I looked out my kitchen window this morning to see the backyard shrouded in fog. It was all sorts of magical, and after I took my kids to the school bus stop I rambled on, down to the beach, which was silent, empty, and eerily beautiful.

Continue reading ”      Magical m(i)stical morning.”

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