Book Review: The Luminous Dead

Book Review: The Luminous Dead

June 25, 2019 by Maire in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Gyre takes a high-risk spelunking job in hopes of getting off the backwater rock she calls home, ideally to find her mother. Em is a stubborn controller responsible for Gyre’s well-being underground. When Gyre realizes Em is her only support staff, and the job isn’t quite as posted, it’s a no-holds barred adventure.

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Book Review: Silver in the Wood

Book Review: Silver in the Wood

June 22, 2019 by Maire in Book Reviews / 1 Comment

Not A (structured) Review aka: I read a thing. Tobias is a Wild Man of the Wood. Henry Silver is the new lord of the manor. When the two meet, magic happens. I just finished reading this little gem. On my Kobo, at my preferred font size, Silver in the Wood clocked in at a […]

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Once more into the fray

Once more into the fray

February 3, 2019 by Maire in Nerding / 0 Comments

I’ve been quietly working on the back-end of the website, gearing up for a redesign. Imagine my surprise when I checked the site yesterday to find..well…nothing. All the source code was present, but the site had gone *poof* into so much aether. I took this as a hint that maybe, while my host was restoring…

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Papa’s got a brand-new hat

Papa’s got a brand-new hat

November 12, 2018 by Maire in Hobbies / 0 Comments

I found myself a little behind on Christmas knitting time last year. After finishing my traditional socks and a couple of extras, the last item on my list was still outstanding: a hat for Dad. Dad had been hinting about a hat for over 2 years. I had knit stranded hats for my niece and […]

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Happy Hallowe’en!

Happy Hallowe’en!

October 31, 2018 by Maire in Hobbies, Whimsy / 0 Comments

Happy Samhain! We celebrated this year with three pumpkins: a real pumpkin carved with a black cat that sat on our porch, and two faux pumpkins for inside the house. The two faux pumpkins are, of course, Edgar Allen Poe and Vincent Price. All patterns, if I recall, were purchased from my favourite pumpkin pattern […]

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