Pretty In Punk

Convenience Comes at a Cost [Part 1 in D.I.Y. Series]

February 26, 2018

Convenience Comes at a Cost [Part 1 in D.I.Y. Series]

It's said that "cleanliness is next to godliness" and in my mind this translates to: impossible for any of us mere mortals to achieve.  Perhaps of more relevance to our 21st Century lives however is the fact it’s an exhausting, expensive and never-ending process.  Further, when we consider the number of requisite products to be purchased it becomes extremely time-consuming to select each item from everything on offer, made yet even harder to navigate because we all have different micro needs.  As a result, and completely understandably, we often purchase whatever is made readily available to us out of sheer convenience

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Lost in a Loveless Social Media Void

February 15, 2018

Lost in a Loveless Social Media Void

It is hard not to feel extremely bitter and frustrated with capitalism, cheap and lazy "creatives" and the continual devaluation of my work by those who don't give a damn about where something originated; and whilst I am trying to run a business and therefore don't want to lose out on potential revenue* I feel most angry and upset about the fact someone else is always taking credit for my work and preventing me from gaining the exposure and recognition I deserve. 

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DIY Punk Witchery #1: Creating an Air Talisman

August 29, 2017

DIY Punk Witchery #1: Creating an Air Talisman

When I talk about being a D.I.Y punk witch I have to laugh.  To me the very nature of witchcraft is D.I.Y, so it doesn't necessarily make sense to stress this aspect; but I do know there are some for whom it is far more rigid in structure or who belong to a hegemonic religious faction that is led by someone other than themselves.  As for the punk aspect, I could use the words eclectic and secular, however my general penchant for all things punk means that my lifestyle is clearly reflected in my craft.

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