Anubis

The countdown has begun! D: Two more posts until IoaC is no longer posting. If you missed my announcement last week, click on the link. If you haven’t then two posts in a row should only be a slight surprise as I had said I’d like to post every week this month if I had … More Anubis

Announcement

Hello dear readers! As the title of this post suggests, I have an announcement! As of the end of this month, I am done blogging. I know, I know. I’m pretty bummed about it. There was a lot I had planned to share with you guys. Beginning with more Egyptian mythology and The Little Prince and other … More Announcement

Kodama

HI. It’s Thursday, and since you’re here, I’m sure you know what that means! It’s post time. And today –given last week’s post on Hisaishi and Miyazaki– I felt inspired to talk about the tree spirits known as kodamas. If you’re familiar with Miyazaki, you’ve probably seen or heard of the film Princess Mononoke. It is … More Kodama

Joe Hisaishi Performs Music from the Films of Hayao Miyazaki

HI SIT SIT SIT SIT I HAVE SOMETHING TO GUSH ABOUT. OK *ahem* Ok. So, back in September (on the twenty-first to be exact) my brother and I were fortunate enough to see Joe Hisaishi– THE Joe Hisaishi, conduct the music he wrote for Miyazaki’s films. I KNOW, RIGHT?! This was a dream come true, … More Joe Hisaishi Performs Music from the Films of Hayao Miyazaki

Jack-o-Lantern

HelloOOOOoooOOOooOOoOo! If you read my previous post on A Brief History of Faeries, you’ll know I talked a bit about jack-o-lanterns, better known as will-o-the-wisps. This week, I’m talking about Jack-o-lanterns as we know them– the pumpkins we carve for Halloween. HALLOWEEN! The most magical time of the year! Take a seat kiddos (dunno why … More Jack-o-Lantern