The Magic of Trees – Dawn Redwood

I love trees! I swear trees have magic. I live on the edge of a park in Cambridge surrounded by an incredible vista of trees and as a child I was no stranger to the mysterious aspect of the woods which were just a short walk away. So I’m going to share with you various […]

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Ghostly Writes Anthology 2018 #Giveaway

I’m thrilled to announce that myself and fellow Sister Of The Fey Adele Marie Park are  participating authors in Plaisted Publishing House’s Ghostly Writes Anthology 2018. There is a $20 Amazon Giveaway – follow this link to find out more: https://gleam.io/vYVi3/plaisted-publishing-house-2018-ghostly-writes-anthology-giveaway A compilation to haunt, intrigue and scare you – it releases on Halloween! Here is […]

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Book Review: The Curse Of Time (Bloodstone,#1) by M.J. Mallon

Originally posted on Galit Balli:
Author: M.J. Mallon Pages: 242 Genre: YA, Fantasy Publication Date: August 26, 2017 Publisher: Kyrosmagica Publishing Blurb Fifteen-year-old Amelina Scott lives in Cambridge with her dysfunctional family, a mysterious black cat, and an unusual girl who’s imprisoned within the mirrors located in her house. When an unexpected message arrives inviting her to…

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Crystals, Community – And Cats, Of Course!

Originally posted on CrystalCats:
My CrystalCats community is growing! Sometimes when I’m talking to someone about crystals I’m asked “Do any of them not work well together, or cancel each other out?” A good, relevant question which I always try to answer honestly, on the basis of my own personal experience if necessary. The whole…

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Merlinite And Magical Cats…

Originally posted on CrystalCats:
Big clue in the title here… this crystal is another one that is very much of two worlds, a duality to its nature that can show both light and dark, spiritual and physical. Not unsurprisingly, given its name, it has a strong association with astral travel back to Arthurian times (haven’t…

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#Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic Author Spotlight Guest Posts – “Rainbow Child,” by MJ Mallon

This originally featured on Colleen Chesebro’s blog – Fairies Myths Magic Spotlight Guest Posts – Rainbow Child. You can see the original post on Colleen’s blog here: https://colleenchesebro.com/2017/08/24/fairies-myths-magic-author-spotlight-guest-posts-rainbow-child-by-mj-mallon/ Colleen is on holiday so this is to wish her a very happy holiday full of rainbows, laughter and fun! xxx A rainbow is a very precious […]

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⭐️ Athena ⭐️ Graffiti Goddess

Originally posted on Art Gowns:
Ever felt a fire to design an Art Gown for Goddess Athena, & cover it in Tarot graffiti? If you have, I understand. We share a fascination for gowns, graffiti style street art, Tarot cards, and Greek Mythology. It’s like 1 + 1 + 1 = 3.  Art Gowns +…

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A Magic Gate In The City of Cambridge

On Saturday I was at a creative writing course in Cambridge run by artist Lyndell Phelps and poet, writer, producer Dan Simpson. It was a very warm day, perhaps too warm to be cooped inside writing. Luckily we were able to sit out in the warm sunshine for the second half of the writing day. On my […]

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Obsidian – Fire, Water and Earth

Recently, I had a wonderful visit to the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Science in Cambridge with the Society of Children’s Writers and Book Illustrators, also known as (SCBWI.) https://www.scbwi.org/ I fell in love with the crystal section. There are so many amazing exhibits: Quartz, smoky Quartz, Precious Opal, Rose Quartz, Amethyst, Beryl, Heulandite, Malachite, Calcite, to […]

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Meet M J Mallon (M J)

Hi, I’m Marje, otherwise known as MJ. Who am I? Which sister am I? I have never had a sister, sigh, but now I have Colleen, Debby, Adele Marie, Wendy, Belinda, Tina, and Annette. Isn’t that wonderful? We are the seven-plus sisters, eat your heart out the seven dwarfs! I wonder who is Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, […]

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