In the Shadow of the Volcano

I bow at the feet of his mighty form great pyramid of fire channelling temptation’s thirst that great longing in his heart that’s yearning to be sated by a goddess of the earth come down from the starry sky. She lays in wait, revealing the hidden trapdoor to her truth as the torrents swirl thoseContinue reading “In the Shadow of the Volcano”

Sunday blessings

the gift of being alive… … is the greatest gift of all The blessing of life itself is filling me from within and around as I melt into the purest bliss of Love This morning I woke, with such a deep feeling of joy and gratitude at being here, alive on this earth. Through allContinue reading “Sunday blessings”

Hold Me Close

Oh the road has been rough at times tried and tested I’ve nearly changed my mind but with your love shining, strong and bright I’ve held on, oh so tight… feeling particularly grateful for all the friends and family supporting me on the road these days I’m sending a little love and good vibes acrossContinue reading “Hold Me Close”

The Edge

You’ll find me, dancing Through the cycle of the seasons,Between the salt-laced fold of oceansAt the edge of Reason’s grip  Where in the gentle darkness;Beside the flames licking the firewood A whisper grows, a yearning turnsThe blood to honeyed-wine Then I’ll seek the giddy silenceThat spikes the music, with its notesOf melting snow, beggingFor the burnt touchContinue reading “The Edge”

Jungle living: riding the winds of change

I settle down to write this on a cool, drizzly morning over on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast. It’s been months since I last posted; I’ve returned from Europe, and the time has passed in a blurry whirlwind, in which I feel I’ve lived 10 lifetimes.  Last week I finalised my first non-legal article for a properContinue reading “Jungle living: riding the winds of change”

The Awakening: Chapters 5 & 6

5. Midsummer Festivities:   The atmosphere on Linuina’s streets throbbed with increased excitement while the sun dwindled to make way for twilight. Soon the festive rituals would begin, hosted by none other than King Melchior himself. Adrianna looked up to the heavens to find magenta and gold streaks saluting her eyes. The colours stained theContinue reading “The Awakening: Chapters 5 & 6”

The Awakening: Chapters 3 & 4

A few more chapters following on from the Book 1 preview… 3. Another Girl: With the first rays of sun illuminating Linuina valley, a lively city came into focus against the hazy dawn sky. Fortress towers soared mightier than ever, while adjacent fields glowed a verdant green, as though assuring prosperity for the coming year.Continue reading “The Awakening: Chapters 3 & 4”

Book 1 preview: Chapter 1 & 2

1. Shadow on the Rainbow: A streak of red. Red. The vivid tone of the tulip field gleamed through the thin arrow slit of the keep’s walls. She moved on, past the next tower. Pink. And the next. Yellow, yellow like the glorious sun when it shone in the springtime. When it shone over theContinue reading “Book 1 preview: Chapter 1 & 2”