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January just makes me want to rant

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January is almost done and I’m so happy about it because January and February are just the worst in my opinion.

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My favourite books of 2018

2018 Books, the graphicsfairy

The title says it all ­čśë Those are some of the books I read and loved in 2018 (and obviously still remember enough to talk a bit about it).┬á

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It’s Halloween but it means a winter solstice snippet

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It’s the 31st of October already and it feels like the month everyone is waiting for then it goes by like crazy and it’s like autumn is over. And I’m a bad planner or I’d have had a Halloween story ready for you.

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Circe and plants magic

Circe and the magic of plants Picture Copyright Hannah Henry

Every summer, I try to find a book that I’ll remember later like being this book that encompassed the summer of that year.

Two years ago, this book was The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller. So of course, I knew this year this book should be Circe, set in Greece with scorching hot earth, cruel gods, plants magic and a woman trying to do her best to live her life.

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St John’s Wort and angry feminism

Copyright Robert Harwicke┬áLiving in the country has made me more attuned to the seasons, especially which wild flowers grow near me and how long before they die. It’s rather a good thing when you dye with plants. And of course, all these plants and their uses end up being intriguing for stories too.

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