Tag: wild nature

2018 – The Best Year Yet #HappyNewYear

2018 – The Best Year Yet #HappyNewYear

Hello Dear Friends, this night last year we went out in the lane, chasing a low moon. I felt so exhilarated. Like a spell had been cast. I couldn’t wait for 2018 to start. Now today I’m looking back on that year with great happiness. […]

Our Connection to Nature + Identity. #CailleachWitch

Our Connection to Nature + Identity. #CailleachWitch

What is your novel Cailleach~Witch about? Answer no 74. Nature connectedness + Identity. The deep connection to nature that the Cleary women have, and that is possible for all of us. Nature is part of their identity, and so it is for me. We are […]

Dear Jane, What Inspired You To Write #CailleachWitch?

Dear Jane, What Inspired You To Write #CailleachWitch?

Question: Dear Jane, what inspired you to write Cailleach~Witch? Answer No 73: With the creative power that lies in all of us I took the energy of the landscape, my sensitivity to it, my ceaseless longing for it, and alchemised it on the page.  For […]

Dear Jane – ‘The book keeps gathering steam, brewing up its charms & spells.’ #CailleachWitch

Dear Jane – ‘The book keeps gathering steam, brewing up its charms & spells.’ #CailleachWitch

‘As far as Drew could tell the only fast moving thing now was the river that flowed from the mountain.’  I’ve made it to Chapter 25, and the book keeps gathering steam, brewing up its charms and spells. Love, Tamara.  Dear Tamara, thank you for […]

There is something in the autumn that is native to my blood

There is something in the autumn that is native to my blood

Bliss by name and bliss by nature. Today I’m reading poetry. Words, poetry, and the elements, are musical to me. As musical as music, but more calming, more free. Nature writers like William Bliss Carman combine all these. Take this poem for example, and consider […]