Posts in the “HAPPENINGS” category

THE WHEEL TURNS: A PORTAL OPENS INTO A STRANGE NEW YEAR

by angeliska on December 31, 2016

We are coming through the tunnel of winter, passing through the portal into a new time. The sun is being reborn, and with it, a new day – & a hopefulness. It’s almost gone, this wild and unpredictable year that (…)

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UP FROM THE DEPTHS – New Moon in Pisces Eclipse

by angeliska on March 9, 2016

Moonlit Dreams, by Gabriel Ferrier The new moon in Pisces eclipse is inviting us to plunge into the depths, a voluptuous mermaid or wizened sea-hag who beckons us with long green fingers into her cold and wet embrace. Watch with (…)

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Auld Lang Syne

by angeliska on December 31, 2014

Right now, I am standing on the brink between one year and the next, and for the first time in a long time – I feel totally different. The long, long ago feels a lot farther away. So much has (…)

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Summer Solstice + GAY BI GAY GAY LOVE

by angeliska on June 21, 2014

Today is the Summer Solstice. I woke early (earlier than is my wont) and though the sun was already up and high, I greeted the dawn in a squinting, sloth-like way – which mostly involved shuffling and muttering as bumbled (…)

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The Erl-King

by angeliska on November 15, 2013

It’s the season for reading my most favorite story from my most favorite book by my most favorite author… The Erl-King, by Angela Carter, from her astounding anthology of dark fairy tales, The Bloody Chamber. It’s the very best thing (…)

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11.11.13. – Mending

by angeliska on November 11, 2013

A year is come and past, 11.11 winking bright and then gone again – and here I am, whole and hale and maybe a tiny touch wiser? There are certainly more silver threads in my crown now. Today, I feel (…)

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Day of the Dead in Austin, Texas

by angeliska on November 1, 2013

One of my biggest dreams is about to come true. For years, (nearly 8 now!) I have dreamed of somehow making a Day of the Dead parade like the one that happens every year in New Orleans occur here in (…)

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Summer Solstice – Strawberry Rose Moon

by angeliska on June 26, 2013

Hot on the heels of the Summer Solstice, the full moon in Capricorn has waxed gravid over the horizon – a supermoon to boot, pregnant with all the intensity and magic of a grand water trine (Sun in Cancer, Saturn (…)

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THE QUEERBOMB IS READY TO BLOW!

by angeliska on May 31, 2013

It’s Queerbomb time in Austin again, sweethearts! We’re getting ready to flood the streets with beautiful, proud happy queers and queens letting their freaks flags fly gaily in the summer wind, and if you’re in Texas, I hope you’ll come (…)

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Gay Bi Gay Gay

by angeliska on March 17, 2013

It’s that time of year again: spring is in the air, and my house is packed to the brim with lovely vagabonds sprawled out on every bit of available floorspace. In Austin, the second week of March heralds the invasion (…)

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