Author Archive for Alexandra Highcrest

Seasons of War

Fairies Trick or Treating

There is a season for waging war, even a phoney one fought on television and in newspapers by pundits trying to wake up their dozing audience. Traditionally military campaigns were begun in mid or late spring after the spring crops…

Just Nuts Over Nipples

Jessica Cries Blood

I’ve never considered Sears to be a particularly fashionable store, an opinion I thought was vindicated recently when the chain introduced its Kardashian Kollection—a flop that opened with slashed prices across the Sears chain here in Canada. Instead I’ve always…

The Pagan Olympics

The Cauldron, London 2012. A Pagan Gathering?

The ancient Olympics have been described as a total pagan entertainment package, a “Woodstock of antiquity” featuring pervasive prostitution, broken bones, animal sacrifice, doping… and sport. It was first and foremost a religious event, held at Olympia, a beautiful place…

Lou Pine, Calendar Dog

Lou Pine At the Fountain

Lou Pine has entered a contest and you can help him win. Lou wants to become a calendar dog. Pet Valu, a Canadian chain of stores selling all kinds of pet-related products such as food, toys, and other items our…

Lou Pine, In the Beginning

Feisty Since Birth

We’d like to introduce to you our friend Lou Pine. He’s a dog. Although it has become fashionable for people to acquire fancy and/or fluffy little dogs with pedigrees that go back generations, or papers that would satisfy a Cold…