Beauty and Her Beast

Beauty and Her Beast

What happens when two worlds touch? They kiss. And we find that love is not only felt in the hearts, it is known by the hands also. Beauty and the Beast by Angela Barrett The Wild Marriage is a narrative often explored in folk, tale and myth. Animal bridegroom stories...
Urban Wild, By The Canal

Urban Wild, By The Canal

I always write about the sea because, well, I just really love it. But today I was going over some of my old photos, from both Venice and back home in Sofia, Bulgaria, and started reminiscing about how much I love canals too. Particularly, how Venice was a love at...
Riverwalking

Riverwalking

I recently came across the book Riverwalking: Reflections on Moving Water written by naturalist and eco-philosopher Kathleen Dean Moore, which features twenty essays invoking a wide range of different waters and terrains. Each river essay she begins writing alongside...
Women’s Rites of Passage

Women’s Rites of Passage

… and i yearn for yarn to follow the braidsearching the truth of the cloth i just madewhere wild meets wise in my animal eyesbounding threads into clothes, so unseen they bind ~ poetry excerpts from The God-like Things by Lubomira Kourteva In the old days, rites...
The Secret Threads

The Secret Threads

Once when I was a little girl, we were renovating the flooring in our house and I gathered the leftover parquet pieces; I glued them together so that I’d make furniture for my dollhouse. My dollhouse was an empty cupboard in my room. Limits make you creative,...
What The Snow Queen Knows

What The Snow Queen Knows

Dear reader, This is part of my series on fairytales “The Story Threads” where I discuss the esoteric symbology and layers of wisdom found in famous tales, lore and myth, and how it all relates to our current times and the evolution of our consciousness....
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