Day 2: Stories of 29 Gifts

Gifting is a little addictive.  Spurred on by my soupsploits yesterday, I picked up a box of my favourite gluten-free, dairy-free truffles from Booja Booja to mail to a friend whose been having a bit of rough time lately.  Incidentally, I was first introduced to Booja Booja by receiving a box as a thank you giftContinue reading “Day 2: Stories of 29 Gifts”

Golem in Translation

I received an early Christmas present this year.  My kids’ book came out in Macedonian a month ago and I received my three copies in the mail from the publisher, Vermilion Books .  They did an excellent job on the cover, putting Edda’s favourite painting on it: Una and the Lion, by William Scott Bell. Continue reading “Golem in Translation”

Loopy Lorna’s: The Magic of Following Your Dreams

“Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!”  Goethe When I was writing “How to Make a Golem (and Terrify People)”, it just seemed natural that Edda’s mother would take her to Loopy Lorna’s for a heart-to-heart.  So that’s what they did.  After the bookContinue reading “Loopy Lorna’s: The Magic of Following Your Dreams”