The twenty-eight original short stories included in this book are all fictional and include created myths, fables, parables, folktales, vignettes, fairy tales, and emotive sketches, drawn from world travels, fascinating characters, peculiar dreams and a vivid imagination. They are divided up into seven different categories: animal tales, criminal conduct, extraordinary events, fairy tales, puzzling places, states of mind, and unusual individuals… Read more
– I Know When Autumn’s Coming –
Summer’s crawling ivy across the gray brick wall,
has turned a russet red, a flag of coming fall.
The cat gets closer now when sleeping on the bed.
The birds are slower too, so fast cat is well fed.
Crickets have stopped their call, and swallows south have gone.
There’s fireflies at dusk, and new spun webs at dawn (…) Read more
Maevius Lynn spoke with Lita about the second edition of The Thelemic Cookbook: Cooking with Correspondences. They discuss insights on the book as well as Lita’s background and other projects to come. If you love food and magick, then be sure to check out the video!
It had been a long wait to get there after three years of a pandemic, a cancelled flight due to another air-traffic controller’s strike, a dodging traffic-tango in a taxi from the airport, and an elevator that could barely squeeze in one person and a suitcase at a time. But we had finally reached our destination, at last arriving at our Airbnb in the 12th arrondissement in Paris. It was our ninth trip to Paris and we were glad to be back. Read more
Out of print through the pandemic, The Thelemic Cookbook: Cooking with Correspondences by Lita-Luise Chappell is back in a revised Second Edition – now available on Amazon Kindle! Due to soaring printing costs, we decided not to print the Second Edition in book form. The end selling price would have been over $60. However, the Kindle version will cost only a third of that ($19.99), making it much more affordable for interested buyers. Read more
“What follows is both an entertaining and twisty detective story as well as a vivid immersion in Greek culture and history as it takes place in and around the Old City of Rhodes. Lita’s books are always dense with highly researched facts and history, a lot of which comes from her own travels and studies in the parts of the world being described, adding an extra layer of authenticity to the plot as it unfolds.” Read more
How often do women think about sex? What are they thinking when they view couples having sex? What do women think about facial hair on men? What are women really thinking of when they are contemplating intercourse? And what do women think makes a happy marriage? Read more
“Two lovely tales filled with magic and lore” – a review by Rafael. “It’s very apparent that the author spent a significant amount of time researching Roma customs, and I very much appreciated how carefully these elements were woven into the story…. Read more
Our favorite detective family the Reynards are back… this time on the Greek island to investigate the theft of artifacts from an archaeological dig at the Acropolis of Rhodes. Only by impeccable detective sleuthing, excellent research skills, and the help of a local police inspector, is the person behind the theft gradually revealed. Who is the Rose of Rhodes, and why are small pieces of broken gold chain so important to him? Read more
The goal was to visit family in northwest Massachusetts, cross a corner of Vermont and then head into New York to see the Berkshire, Catskill and Adirondack autumn colors, the Finger Lakes, Niagara Falls, and whatever else we could find along the way. Click through for the full travelogue as well as individual reviews of tourist sights, restaurants and B&Bs. Read more