Forest Bathing

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Photography by Inge Bovens Elves and fairies have long embraced the magic of the forest, living as they do under wild mushrooms and toadstools, on mulchy ground carpeted with spongy moss, near sparkling waterfalls and fresh mountain springs. In recent years, perhaps...
PHOTOGRAPHER HAKARYO WITH AMARIS PHOTOGRAPHY MODEL ZING RUBY Japan: culture of both Miyazaki's mythic forests and trend-setting Tokyo. It’s a land of creative expression, and one very visible outlet for this expression is fashion. Over the last few decades, Japanese street fashion...
PHOTOGRAPHY BY SIMON CHAPMAN AND THE AUTHOR After researching Scottish fairy sites from the lowlands of Edinburgh and Stirling to the Highlands of Bute and Argyll, Faerie Magazine editor at large, Laren Stover, and editorial director, Paul Himmelein, were drawn...
  Let your wild heart be your guide to the best adventures of your lifetime ... all over the world! Wanderlust. It may be one of my favorite words in the English language. Webster’s Dictionary defines it as “a strong desire...

Hobbiton

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“Do you remember the Shire, Mr. Frodo? It’ll be spring soon. And the orchards will be in blossom. And the birds will be nesting in the hazel thicket. And they’ll be sowing the summer barley in the lower fields...

The Nightcap

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The hush of evening falls as the day’s warm breeze brushes against you in the dimming light. And there you sit, looking out into the dusk with a “nightcap” in hand, leisurely enjoying the last moments of the day. Ah,...
Photography by Ciaran McHugh Have you ever loved a poem or story so much you wanted to make it real for yourself ? Actually place yourself in it? I’ve loved William Butler Yeats since I was in seventh grade and happened...
 Photography by Jo Chattman Do you remember the first witchcraft book you ever owned? There is a strong likelihood it was Power of the Witch, by Laurie Cabot. That was mine, and I still own my copy in its spine-cracked...
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A Stately Christmas House

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Framed by the dark hills of green trees and moorlands, with the River Derwent flow-ing in front of its expansive lawns, a stately home stands in the heart of the Peak District of England. A centuries-old country residence, Chatsworth is...
Article taken from Issue #29 || Winter 2014 Print || Digital It’s the silence that surprises here. The sensation, as I wander the dim, chilled corridors, of supreme isolation. There are other guests staying in this winter palace carved entirely, as if by indefatigable...