Monthly Archives: December 2008

If Dissolve is the theme, then what?

It feels wise to have more clarity about my theme. Any thoughts on what I’m exploring are deeply appreciated. Thank you Aisling Theme seems to be one way to try to contain the plethora of material that wonderfully and wantonly … Continue reading

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Five ways to taste Lagavulin or Laphroaig

A quintessence of whisky tastes.   Laurel aka Aisling   Christmas 2008   1. ” Ah, seaweed, sultry smoke and harsh loveliness,” she sighs appreciatively, sipping the amber liquid, as a rather long tongue traces circles around lips moist with … Continue reading

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Terrific is Terrifying by Laurel aka Aisling

Terrific means Terrifying A terrific storm is coming, I smell it.””Terrific means terrifying.””Does not.””Originally, it does.””When?””Before the 1800’s.””Who cares?””I do. The origins of things interest me – words, storms, people, books.””I wrote a cookbook once.””What kind of cookbook?””Recipes””Alchemical?””No””I have to … Continue reading

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Raven’s wings, Winter Solstice and……

  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2008   Blackest Raven’s wing conjures Alchemical Alpha bets Alpha bets do not belong to a particular lexicon although the sound effects, aubades and laughter are intrinsic, instrumental and delight full y danger ous on this … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice Aubade

On a temporal plane, twixt man and woman, fair Aisling, the Alchemy of which you speak, is but lust, desire and/or love.  On a spiritual plane, tis ritualisation bordering on the Divine: Your intriguing post suggests that Alchemy and eros … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice subtly slithers in

Darkest deepest most yin creative fertile fecund feminine midnight night n gale of the yearly slippery cycles within cycles within the three threads that are weaving my three novels two gether gathering nascent nuances of the netherworld and the nightdance … Continue reading

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An approaching Winter Solstice Tarot Plot Spread

  NINE: Characters strengths THREE: Characters obstacle SEVEN: Characters next move TWELVE: Plot theme  FOUR: Characters sidekick/minion ONE: Characters personality FIVE: Characters environment   ELEVEN: Plot conflict EIGHT: Characters weakness TWO: Characters hidden past SIX: Characters goal TEN: Plot genre

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