The Foxglove

Good Thursday, readers! Since I’ve written on the legend behind the Chinese Lily Lycoris Radiata, I’ve wanted to look into more myths and legends surrounding flowers. This week, I thought I’d focus on the British Isle’s foxgloves. A sign and symbol of the fae, foxgloves have a few different nicknames that nod to the flower’s … More The Foxglove

Culture and Diversity in Avatar the Last Airbender

GOOD MORNING EARTHBENDING STUDENTS! I’ve debated on whether or not to make this particular post a series, touching on each element separately and then it occurred to me that I can’t talk about diversity in the whole of the show if I split everyone up! Silly me! Let’s dive right in, shall we? The Water … More Culture and Diversity in Avatar the Last Airbender

Goblin Market

That’s a fantastic title isn’t it? And I’m not saying it to pat myself on the back. The title actually belongs to Christina Rosetti’s poem, Goblin Market. Written in 1862, Goblin Market is a tale recognized for its religious content. Many an academic journal and college paper will expand on Goblin Market‘s religious themes and messages, concluding them … More Goblin Market