academia, Literary Commentary, writing

writing || The Backbone of “Blue Bouquet”: An Analysis of Literary Style

We read "Blue Bouquet" by Octavio Paz a while ago in my English class, and I wrote a response to the following assignment: Respond to any specific aspect of the story that you feel is an important part of the story (Character, setting, symbol, central metaphor, conflict) or a central idea (theme) in the text.… Continue reading writing || The Backbone of “Blue Bouquet”: An Analysis of Literary Style

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art, bullet journal

art || Creative Fonts and Dividers

It's always fun to experiment with new spreads, titles and dividers, so I've created a comprehensive collection of practical (they don't take long!) yet classy (they look sweet!) fonts and lines that you can use for your collections and dailies! Check them out!

academia, History, writing

writing || Differences in Political Responses to the Great Depression and the Recession of 2008 in Canada

I wrote this essay for my history class a year ago in grade 10, back when we studied the 20th century. There were several prompts to choose from, and I ended up writing about the changes or improvements in the political responses towards the Great Depression as opposed to the more recent Recession of 2008. I… Continue reading writing || Differences in Political Responses to the Great Depression and the Recession of 2008 in Canada

bullet journal, organization

organization || My Bullet Journal System & Time-Saving Semi-Migration Tip

The bullets are the foundations for the Bullet Journal method, and each person has their own system. Today, I'm sharing the bullet system I've been using and adapting since I started Bullet Journaling! Hopefully you can draw some inspiration and adapt what I'm doing to suit your own needs!

academia, Literary Commentary, writing

writing || “Vicious” and Morality

Vicious! I read this book, by V.E. Schwab, a long time ago, and really enjoyed it! Although I had a lot of initial comments and discussion questions building up in my mind while I was reading, I unfortunately never wrote them down once I’d read it. Then, a few weeks later I finally did on… Continue reading writing || “Vicious” and Morality

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writing || A Brief History of this Corner of the Universe

Welcome! I’m so glad you’ve decided to pop by! Whether you’re visiting because you were a reader of my eight-year-old blog or just happened to find the name Mistral Spirit around the interwebs, it’s great to have you here! I’ve been blogging since 2009, and I love sharing writing that others will read and benefit… Continue reading writing || A Brief History of this Corner of the Universe

art

art || Time Lapse Wedding Ring Painting with Colour Pencils

Originally published March 5, 2017 on Cre84me. Last weekend, I painted my great-grandmother's wedding ring with colour pencils! I'm really proud of how it turned out. It took a long time (about four hours total), but I got to try some really cool techniques with colour pencils: Originally, I planned to do a stroke-layering technique (where you… Continue reading art || Time Lapse Wedding Ring Painting with Colour Pencils