Time for Another Adventure?

There is a shop in the Royal Arcade here in Melbourne called Spellbox, which as you may have guessed, is a magic shop. And not the magician/illusionist tricks shop, actual practical magic. Spellbox is your place to go for crystals, wands, magic kits, candles, and books on every type of magic and mythology you can think of. […]

Oh My Katie!

I remember thinking, maybe a week before I made this purchase, “one day…one day, I will have a What Katie Did corset. One day.” Next thing I knew, I did! I’d been on the hunt for corsets since I set foot on English soil. My second cousin was getting married, and her wedding theme was […]

Whitby Abbey

High up on a hill, above the small but vibrant seaside town of Whitby, standa the glorious ruins of a Gothic abbey. Take The 199 Steps up to the top of the hill, pay about £7 and you’re wandering under the epic arches of what was once clearly a magnificent piece of architecture.   I […]

An Awfully Big Adventure

Tomorrow I embark on an awfully big adventure. I am flying to London, on my own. From which I will travel England and Europe on my own. (I say England instead of the the United Kingdom as I currently have no plans of visiting Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland). When I finished school at the end of […]