Museum as a dreamy shooting location? Everything is possible in Edinburgh!
When I visited the National Museum of Scotland for the first time, I immediately fell in love with it. Just imagine: enormous space, beautiful arcades and galleries, magnificent white architecture with some gold ornaments… And that gentle light, falling from the glazed roof.
Continue reading ➞ Vintage black & white in Museum of Scotland
“A book is a dream that you hold in your hands.”
I am a total bookworm. I read a lot and that’s one of the most magical things in my life.
I love discovering new worlds and stepping into adventures through books – probably that’s why fantasy and science fiction are my favourite literature genres. But not only because of that. I believe that fantasy worlds and characters are actually reflecions of our reality, dreams and problems. And by stepping into them, we can learn more about ourselves and our own world.
Continue reading ➞ My top 10 favourite fantasy & SF writers
“Her skin was white as snow, lips red as blood, and hair black as ebony.”
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, Snow White
A classic story about beauty and monstrosity, kindness and jealousy, innocence and hatred
A story about the girl with pure heart and her cruel stepmother, who couldn’t bear being worse in any way. We all know that story, of course. But what if it was totally different?
Continue reading ➞ Victorian Snow White at Liberton Kirk
“A cold wind was blowing from the north, and it made the trees rustle like living things.”
George R. R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
Spring? What spring? It’s time for second winter!
When I am writing these words, snow is already melting behind the window and all I can hear is the rain, silently tapping on the window sill. But only 5 days ago we had really strong blizard here, which lasted almost 3 days! If I lived in a castle, I could totally feel like in Winterfell 😉
Continue reading ➞ Winter has come to Ediburgh!
A short photo story about some nice discoveries
25 February was almost like the first day of spring to me, although not long after that winter has come again to Scotland (more about that here). That day I decided to go for a walk in search of snowdrops and had really magical time, wandering along Water of Leith.
Continue reading ➞ Magical walk in search of snowdrops