Books

Mysterious Wisteria – The Awakening

by angeliska on April 29, 2014

I’ve been saying it over and over for the past few weeks now: I feel like I’ve woken up from a strange dream. Or more, it’s like waking up from a dream within a dream within a dream – never (…)

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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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Dark Spirit Honey

by angeliska on October 30, 2013

In honor of the season, I’m making an effort to revive my honeyed treasure trove of findings and wonders from all corners of the web. I’ve been collecting little bits of spookiness and spectral delight for a little while now, (…)

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L'Autre

by angeliska on November 30, 2012

I’ve been wanting to draw this all together for awhile, ever since I found a half-full bottle of Diptyque’s L’Autre on Ebay last year. It’s a scent I’d been hearing tale about for years – one that intrigued me since (…)

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Magic Windows #24

by angeliska on August 17, 2011

Post photoshoot glitter & grime – from a beautiful adventure with the marvelous Darla Teagarden. The Tiger’s Wife, by Téa Obreht – I’m almost finished with it. It’s so good it makes me kind of sick. Ramona, my love – (…)

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Summer Reading Wonderland

by angeliska on July 19, 2011

As you might imagine, our summer here in Austin has been ferociously, brutally hot. The kind of fierce, dry heat that sucks all the air out of your lungs as soon as you step out your door. The kind of (…)

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Waves

by angeliska on April 14, 2011

O much neglected corner of the world – little quiet place where I come to lay down my findings, hollowed-out tree trunk where I store treasure. I am embarrassed at how little I’ve been able to find the time, the (…)

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Witchball Honey

by angeliska on August 18, 2010

(Photo by Nancy Chow.) ★ I love Arthur Magazine – they always turn me on to the best stuff, and write about a lot of my favorite people, places and things that no one else seems to know about. Right (…)

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Suprises + Suchlike

by angeliska on August 10, 2010

Surprises of all sorts are abounding in this scorching season. The heat has gotten so intense that the minute you step outside, all the air is sucked out of your lungs. I retreat into the cool, dark cave of my (…)

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Magic Windows #14

by angeliska on July 14, 2010

It’s been awhile since I’ve made a Magic Windows post! I sometimes forget that I always have a camera on my phone, and even the pictures aren’t ideal, they usually come out good enough to share. Trying to capture the (…)

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