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A Nearer Moon

A Nearer Moon

I read this magical tale called A Nearer Moon for children by Melanie Crowder over the weekend and thought I would share. Luna's challenge Luna is a young girl who lives in a village raised on stilts alongside a river and dam.  All of her life she has heard stories...

Solstice blessings from the fairies

Solstice blessings from the fairies

Happy solstice blessings from the fairies and I! To celebrate the shortest day of the year in Australia and also the rebirth of the Sun, my fairy friends enjoyed a picnic under my thuja tree yesterday. Among the party were the fairy sisters, Amelia, Eilidh, Daisy,...

Fairy Houses For Winter

Fairy Houses For Winter

  Last week, a magical idea for winter popped into my mind, thanks to a beautiful book I found at a local bookstore. The book is called A Flower Fairies Journal: Return of Old Friends. It features Cicley Mary Barker’s letters, sketches and illustrations. They are...

Verbena, the fairy

Verbena, the fairy

In my garden live six fairy sisters, called Verbena, Daisy, Mabel, Elidih, Violet and Lily. The sisters spend much time looking after my plants. They also love to play magical games like throw the wand and seek. Verbena, the Fairy Verbena, the oldest sister, is named...

Painting Augie’s Wombat

Painting Augie’s Wombat

Recently I painted in my fairy journal an image I have called Augie’s Wombat. The painting features afairy baby and a wombat, an Australian marsupial. I love Nature and spend much timewatching wildlife as well as reading about them. In my fairy journal, I then like...

Create a fairy journal

Create a fairy journal

Over the past several weeks,  I have set time aside to create a fairy journal. In a  previous post, I shared that I was inspired to do this after reading about Cicley Mary Barker’s art process. I decided to make the journal instead of buying one. There were two main...