- The spider who is constantly at work mending her web. -

Luna remembers little of her childhood with her sister Lucie- little, gratefully, of her duties as a shield against her own parents. Some memories she has kept are so picturesque as to seem fabricated by her own mind, but there is one, out of place, that has haunted and twisted her sense of self beyond repair. Concerning her mother, Eleanora- a woman with a strong Catholic ethos that ultimately estranged her from her peculiar daughters whom she accused of being “devil-sighted” at the ages of three for reasons she refused to share with her increasingly apathetic husband. Eleanora’s fear of her own children eventually led to the girls being sent to live with their tyrannical maternal aunt Morna and older cousin Alick at the age of eight. Luna recalls even littler of those days, but she can’t escape the ...

apr 19 2019 ∞
apr 19 2019 +
  • moleskine sketch journal, for on-the-fly sketching
  • soft lead pencils + charcoal sticks w/ kneaded eraser
  • Lucie's lock of hair
  • a much-loved and tattered copy of 'The Hobbit'
apr 17 2019 ∞
apr 19 2019 +
  • circle of bored ladies turned murderers
  • “my whole being is a scream …” —hélène cixous, 'inside' / “and, for the first time in my innocent and confined life, i sensed in myself a potentiality for corruption that took my breath away.” —angela carter, 'the bloody chamber and other stories'
  • mains: odilia, susanna, rosalia or ružena & molpadia "molly"
  • setting: a city—colombelles—situated on a mossy suspended isle
  • wlw (what else?), hallucinogenics, stick and poke ink, murder and death, covert letters, poison, masks, plays and play-going
  • song(s): jackseye's tale by daniel pemberton, the devil & the daughter (bonus track) by daniel pemberton, & angel on fire by halsey
apr 10 2019 ∞
apr 14 2019 +
  • clothing/beauty aes: elizabethan-punk (?), maxilimalism (!), bejeweled/fat jewels, face jewellry, weighty unmanageable clothing, cages (gilded), haloing, winged, powder, ceruse, vermillion cheeks, zibellinos, gold fang/teeth jewellry, faux horns (gold or silver)
  • unicorns (black), ermines
  • likes: play-going, bastardising sacred hymns (aka blasphemy), bullying the prince, candy flowers, sugar cakes, syllabub
mar 26 2019 ∞
mar 26 2019 +
  • clothing/beauty aes: lives in her underclothes (chemise, ruffly drawers, and/or corset cover-like top w/ drawers and stockings), nightgowns, barefoot, school uniform w/ pinafore and bonnet, floral crowns, intricate embroidery, grass-stains, enamel buttons, lace accessories (including a bonnet), weevil ring (or necklace?), plaited or loose hair, skinned knees and palms
  • scent: pond water, earth, sunlight
  • likes: violet chocolate, outdoors, picnics, swimming in her cousin's pond
mar 26 2019 ∞
mar 26 2019 +
  • lilac bundles
  • lamb's ear bundles
  • white clover (dried)
  • wild nettle bread (wrapped in cloth)
  • pasteli
  • light linen blanket
  • tweezers (in case of splinters)
  • almond oil (for sun protection)
  • ceramic water ladle
  • pan flute
may 3 2019 ∞
may 3 2019 +
  • wanderess women (and community) living on an oasis, battling demons and conversing with angels years after the world's end
  • "flectere si nequeo superos, acheronta movebo."
  • mains: aspalis, galilea, vasilissa & siasmin
  • setting: settlement huddled around a cool oasis in the centre of a golden desert, far from any left-over 'civilisation'
  • heat, eden-speak, snakeskin, golden, damned dance, jewels, blinding light, hissing beasts, dune-gliders, drowning
  • song(s): gore's theme by two steps from hell & believer by imagine dragons
apr 10 2019 ∞
apr 14 2019 +
  • clothing/beauty aes: (beginning) standard religious habit of a nun, silver wedding band, cross and rosary, veils, thorns, marble, blood
  • scent: hellfire
mar 26 2019 ∞
mar 26 2019 +
  • clothing/beauty aes: most other than miurgen would be nude, shell-wear, strands of pearls (black and white), jewellry from drowned sailors and shipwrecks, some shredded clothing also, sandy and ever-damp hair
mar 26 2019 ∞
mar 26 2019 +
  • sisters inherit a castle on the sea (fantasy.. horror ?? hozier is there ????)
  • "the witching hour, somebody had once whispered to her, was a special moment in the middle of the night when every child and every grown-up was in a deep deep sleep, and all the dark things came out from hiding and had the world all to themselves." —roald dahl
  • mains: lucie & luna blacknall (and a third sister if needed !)
  • setting: a crumbling seaside castle on a rocky precipice pocked with labyrinthine sea caves, and a nearby village.. a seemingly sun-less landscape with an ever-present mist
  • trapped- rather- imprisoned, spectres, devils or wicked fae, creepy children, otherwordly and inexplicable experiences, maimings, pestilence, fire
  • song(s): caves by clann, witching hours b...
apr 14 2019 ∞
apr 15 2019 +
  • summer job as a performing mermaid at an ocean-themed amusement park
  • mains: blythe, rinna/rina & carmel
  • setting: "EIGHTH SEA OCEANPARK" island (**no whales or dolphins, no performances by animals !)
  • glitter glitter,
  • song(s): papi by f(x) (IT JUST FITS WITH WHAT I'M SEEING IN MY HEAD !) & island in the sun by weezer
apr 11 2019 ∞
apr 11 2019 +
  • clothing/beauty aes: sailor-collared attire/sailor dresses, school uniform (simple), black velvet, swim costumes, anchor and ship symbols, monogrammed pieces, mother-of-pearl jewellry, abalone shell purse, belt with clips for her spyglass, often barefoot but black lace-up boots if she absolutely must shod herself
  • scent: brine and leather
mar 26 2019 ∞
mar 26 2019 +