Being Non-Binary in a Binary Business World

November 16, 2017

Being Non-Binary in a Binary Business World

I've been contacted on a fairly regular basis since I started the business by those who want to sell my wares in their store or feature me in a magazine's article.  The emails almost always start the same: "we love the feminist angle", as if to warm me up, followed by "we want to curate a selection of female artists", "we want to empower women", "we want to create a space for women", and so on.

Hm.

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DIY Punk Witchery #4: New Moon Fluidity

September 19, 2017

DIY Punk Witchery #4: New Moon Fluidity

The final element in the lunar cycle - or the first, depending on which way you look at it - is the one that I personally crave the most: water.

Of course water isn't something only I thirst for as it is vital to all life. Approximately 80% of our human bodies are made up of water, so any deficit will lead us racing to the shower or tap. It nourishes the planet, offers refreshment to all it's human and non-human inhabitants, and is essential for crop and plant growth, thus the provision of all food.

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DIY Punk Witchery #3: Creating an Earth Talisman

September 13, 2017

DIY Punk Witchery #3: Creating an Earth Talisman

When I think about earth the first thing that springs to mind is literal earth: cold, dark and often damp, gritty, heavy soil.  I think about something that fills our gardens and plant pots, extends for miles upon miles in forests, and that which unfortunately houses the world's waste. It often seems unappealing, whether because I have anxiety about it being traipsed through my house and dirtying the hardwood flooring, the aforementioned landfill sites or because in itself it isn't as dynamic and exciting as the other elements which all feel far more potent in engulfing and empowering us. 

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