necromancy: a method of divination through alleged communication with the dead; black art OR magic in general, especially that practiced by a witch or sorcerer; sorcery; witchcraft; conjuration. Boo! Happy Halloween
When Holly Prints, she sure does print. I love her gentle and relatable style and minimal colour palette. Her cards and prints are super cute.
Kummerspeck (German), excess weight gained from emotional overeating, literally translated as grief-bacon. Yip!
Phycological: of or pertaining to phycology. And what is phycology you may ask! It’s the study of algae (including seaweed). The British Phycological Society are increasingly concerned about changes to the seaweed flora due to climate change, increase in non-native species and a range of other factors.
Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia: a fear of long words.
On Friday October 25 I went to the Odd Balls Life Drawing event at The Hepworth Wakefield with Beatrice. As I learnt from my last (and first) attempt at life drawing, I’m not very confident about making marks on paper, showing people my work, or figurative drawing, but I’d like to be! This pushed me …
I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made; Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee, And live alone in the bee-loud glade. And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow, Dropping from the veils …