Tickled Pink Easter Eggs, Bunny Lovin’ Goddessness

Yes, simultaneous to mourning Christ’s death (proper sad) and resurrection (believe what you will), Easter is also a pagan festival — a time to honour Eostre, the Great Mother Goddess of the Saxon people in Northern Europe; Goddess of fertility (hence the bunny and egg symbolism, and the ambience of spring — a season for mating). Is it a coincidence that such superpowers are attributed to a Goddess and not a God?

A Letter To My Sister: The Magic In Reading

Although she is 12 years my junior, my sister is one of my heroines. Recently diagnosed with  asthma, scoliosis and turner syndrome, this young superhero continues to remain optimistic and upholds a zeal for life that some adults would find a challenge if they had her struggles. Rhyanne loves to dance, play piano and like…

The Lenny Henry Enlightenment?

A friend of mine shared this with me a few days ago. Seconds after reading the synopsis, I had my reservations. I huffed and puffed at the thought of this being yet another much to do about nothing – a tick box initiative which allows for us to think we’ve solved a problem with all…

Her Friend…Until Further Notice

This morning, I felt inspired to write the below. It stems from one of the biggest lessons I’ve learned in my adult life…I think it’s a poem…but I’m not sure yet. However, I can confirm that it is a Lament. I call it ‘Her Friend’…Until Further Notice. …and in all things, consider what it means…

Beddow and Battini’s Latest Success

After countless meetings, endless phone calls, frequent emails and a tube of sticky glue we did it! We finally held our Fictitious Town Exhibition! Many thanks to the HUNDREDS who came along. For those who missed out, the Beddow and Battini Art Collective recently held an exhibition inspired by the intriguing characters of our fellow…