Artwork of Baphomet the sphynx cat

Monday Morning Storytime – Baphomet’s Trick

Baphomet stared in consternation at the strange creature sitting before her. “What ARE you?” She sneered in disgust. “I am a Good Boy!” Woofed the creature, wriggling excitedly. “A Good Boy ? You’re a “Good Boy”? That’s not a thing.” She muttered, lip still curled. “Well, whatever you are, you’re disgusting. What do you want?” “I want… I want the humans to love me ! And to always be a Good Boy! And to go for walks and get tummy scratches! And to eat! And to-” Baphomet held up a paw to stop him. “I see. Well, I can help […]

Illustration of a mandrake root baby

Monday Morning Storytime – The Forest Witch finds Love

The forest witch wearily stuck her shovel back into the unforgiving soil, levering up another dry mound. Would anything ever grow here? She lifted the shovel, and paused, thinking she had heard something. None of the town’s folk ever came up this way. Once, she had lived on the outskirts of the town, and helped the town’s people with their medicinal needs. But a travelling reverend had convinced them that she was ungodly, and she had been chased from┬áher home. They had killed and strung up her dear cat and friend, Cotton, claiming she was the witch’s familiar and her […]

Illustrated Story. A planet whale floats through space

Monday Morning Storytime – Spacewhale

My first Monday Morning Storytime, an exercise I decided to do every Monday morning to stretch my creativity, as well as to give my social media followers something nice to look forward to on a dreary Monday morning and hopefully brighten up their feeds. It’s an illustration with an accompanying snippet of a story. Spacewhale lazily meandered through the Aquacosmos, his satellite fish drifting aimlessly beside him.They weren’t bad company, but he craved the camaraderie of another planet-bearer , one who understood the responsibility and weight of the creations he carried on his back.It was fortuitous when he saw his […]