100 Of My Favourite Things...Revised 2021 Edition

A few years ago, I wrote a post on my OG blog, The Shadow And The Shimmer, titled, 100 of My Favorite Things (favourite/favorite...I'm so tempted to go back and add a 'u' to that original post. I do a lot of freelancing in American English, so my brain is in constant battle...). Back in 2017, it seemed like there was no shortage of 'favourite things' to think of/list/manifest etc;. I was pretty much constantly writing/journaling/dreaming about flowers and puppies and dream

The Creation Of 'Shadow Work'

After I released 'Things That Shine' in early 2019, I knew that I wanted to eventually write a second poetry collection. With virtually no prior experience writing poems (and little interest in poetry, to be honest), I quickly got hooked on how I could blend abstraction and metaphor while writing these short tales. The idea for 'Shadow Work' was conceived in late 2019, when I imagined putting together a compilation of poems inspired by dreams. I've always had very vivid and