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 filmĀ Princess Mononoke. It is … More Kodama


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