Mythology Monday ~ Light Versus Dark

Mythology Monday ~ Light Versus Dark

We are all aware of the changing of the seasons, the turning of the planet, and the shift between lighter days and darker days. Ancient religions were also aware of this cycle, before modern science could prove or explain the reasoning why. Pagan traditions marked these dates — summer and winter solstice, spring and autumn [...]

12 Mind-Expanding Blog Sites that first inspired me to create my own

12 Mind-Expanding Blog Sites that first inspired me to create my own

Before I created this blog site, I was inspired by a handful of popular websites that first gave me the inspiration. I found many of these through friends and through Facebook (which I no longer use), before I knew anything about WordPress blogs. I loved the mind-expanding content these sites provided, as opposed to your [...]

Album Review: “After School” by Melanie Martinez

Album Review: “After School” by Melanie Martinez

Melanie Martinez released a new album titled "After School" in late September. The seven-track EP is a sequel to her epic visual album "K-12." Melanie Martinez is a very unique artist and her music plays out a specific storyline. She is very pastel goth and creepy-cute. Her music is a mix between bubblegum pop and [...]

Album Review: “The Shadow’s Bride” by Peter Gundry

Album Review: “The Shadow’s Bride” by Peter Gundry

I recently discovered Peter Gundry, a talented composer who's music is completely unlike others. His work is mainly instrumental with limited vocals, mixing classical with fantasy and new age. He has many albums, some darker than others, all containing an aura of mystifying enchantment. "The Shadow's Bride" sends you through a portal into an entirely [...]

Album Review ~ “folklore” by Taylor Swift

Album Review ~ “folklore” by Taylor Swift

Last Friday, Taylor Swift dropped a surprise album titled "folklore." Just as surprising, is the new direction she took with her music. The record has a cottage-core aesthetic: presenting themes of simplicity, nostalgia, melancholiness, and mythology. Each song comes with a story that carries universal messages we can all relate to in different ways, and [...]