Posted in Writing, Stories

Untitled, a Short Story

Author’s note: I’ve never been quite sure what to call this one, so it’s gone by “Untitled”; a story created out of past events and past feelings, but a story none the less.

“There are more truths in a good book than its author meant to put in it” – Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach Continue reading “Untitled, a Short Story”

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Posted in Everyday, Recipes

Rainbow Cake!

I’m a firm believer that you can never have too much colour in your life, especially now in the fall when the weather’s getting all drab (the trees get it, though, all the reds and yellows and oranges out there on their branches!). While this rainbow cake may not be perfectly in season, it is a ton of fun to make, and even more fun to look at and admire – and, of course, eat! So if you’re looking for an excuse to go a little baking crazy, follow this recipe and you’ll end up with a deliciously whimsical treat! Continue reading “Rainbow Cake!”

Posted in Everyday

Three More Books Everyone Should Read

I’ve been on a hot streak with books lately, reading a lot of really great ones, from magical to unsettling to the downright funny. I’ve picked out three from a rather long list of really great books that I’ve read recently, and while all the books are definitely worth a look, these three especially hit close to home for me, for a variety of different reasons. Continue reading “Three More Books Everyone Should Read”

Posted in Travel

Holyrood Palace AKA the Epitome of Beauty – Edinburgh Day 8

We spent a beautiful sunny day visiting the beautiful Holyrood Palace and Gardens. Holyrood is the active palace of Edinburgh, so it’s where the Queen stays when she comes to Edinburgh. As such, no pictures were allowed inside, which is such a shame because it was soooo gorgeous in there. Imagine glitter, gold, and history all rolled into one, and you might be able to start yourself a picture of the wonder that is Holyrood. Continue reading “Holyrood Palace AKA the Epitome of Beauty – Edinburgh Day 8”