Good day, my darlings!
Have a look at me, posting a number of occasions in a month! It’s so good to be getting again into the swing of issues a bit. However do not forget that if you happen to miss me between weblog posts, you may all the time discover me on Instagram or over at Instore Magazine.
Final week’s publish was particularly thrilling as a result of I had the good pleasure of protecting the 2022 AGTA Spectrum Awards Editor’s Day occasion in Texas. Should you’re maintaining observe at residence: sure, this was my very first jewellery journey in 4 years, the primary time I’ve traveled for enterprise since my chronic illness became serious.
It was very completely different from how I used to journey – I wanted wheelchair help on the airport, a number of spinal braces, a restoration infusion in my resort room, and bodily remedy prep earlier than and restoration after – however I did it and I’m so pleased I went! It was all attainable because of the stunning Mr. DitL, my superb husband, who got here alongside to assist out.
If issues hold going properly with PT and the pandemic doesn’t get any worse, I hope to attend extra jewellery occasions in 2023. And keep tuned for Half 2 of my AGTA publish coming quickly!
I hope that you simply’ve had an opportunity to get pleasure from some lovely fall climate earlier than winter units in. It’s already fairly chilly right here and now that daylight financial savings time has restricted our daylight, all I wish to do is curl up in a pile of blankets and skim. Which is an exercise I get pleasure from, so actually issues aren’t too unhealthy.
Glad nearly Thanksgiving to all who rejoice! I do know that I’m trying ahead to spending time with household this week and having fun with some prime notch aspect dishes (turkey is okay, however I’m in it for the perimeters).
What I’m studying
Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim. This YA fantasy is the primary in a collection that’s described as “Challenge Runway meets Mulan.” It’s fantastically written and artistic, with a legendary really feel that’s one in every of my favourite flavors of e book to learn. I loved it, however I need to say that there have been one or two moments that jogged my memory a lot of both Challenge Runway or Mulan that it took me out of the story a bit of bit. Nevertheless, these scenes had been comparatively early on and never vital elements of the general plot. I want the references had been toned down just a bit, however I might nonetheless suggest this e book to anybody who enjoys YA Fantasy and I stay up for studying the sequels.
Ship Wrecked by Olivia Dade. That is the most recent e book in a collection that’s completely one in every of my favourite Modern Romance releases from the previous few years. Like all books on this collection, the principle characters are actors on a preferred fictional television present primarily based on historical Greek mythology. The 2 are drawn to one another from the start, however they attempt to hold issues skilled since they’re filming on an remoted island collectively for years. Heehee. #onlyoneisland
The entire books on this collection are strongly physique constructive, with not less than one fats essential character in every love story. And I don’t imply that one in every of them has “a cute little stomach” or sheepishly admits that they “may lose just a few kilos” however finds a associate who will overlook their flaws, I imply that these are fats characters who settle for themselves simply dwelling their lives, falling in love and having nice intercourse with companions who adore them precisely the way in which that they’re.
The books are superb and essential and if you happen to respect love tales, or fanfiction, or physique positivity it is best to learn them instantly. Please notice: once I say this can be a Romance, I do imply the type with intercourse in it.
When Your Mother Is a Ghost Hunter: On the hunt with TikTok star Brittany Broski and her mom Heather Lengthy, lead investigator of the Texas Ghost Gals.
My Modern House: life in a mid-century masterpiece with Monica and Simon Siegel. This home is unbelievable.
Princess Diana’s Iconic Sapphire Engagement Ring Has a Somewhat Controversial History:
It’s very completely different from different royal rings (and never due to its design).
How Witches Cast Their Spell on Art History: From Remedios Varo to Francisco de Goya, artists have lengthy turned to witchcraft as material.
When a Bible’s Not a Bible: There’s no evidence at all that a small, engraved, gold bead found in Yorkshire is intended to represent a Bible. This text focuses on the query of what this bead is supposed to symbolize, however the artefact itself is unbelievable – a tiny fifteenth century bead formed like an open e book.
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