Building Elvenrealm

Toadstools for Robin and woodland greens for the dining room.

Are you sensing a theme?

A few months ago, I rushed out a quick piece of prose to accompany an Instagram photo, and it really stuck itself to the front of my mind, always there, just flickering at the corner of my eye.

I think that if I could surround my house with a living, breathing forest, I might never venture into the city again.

I would send messages via mycelium, talk with trees, bathe behind waterfalls, and forage for food.

And either my mental health would improve, or I would go slowly, ecstatically mad.

Maybe I’m already mad, thinking I can build a whole world within these fences. My garden is so small.

But when I stepped through the doors, I knew it was home.

And I know I must build Elvenrealm here.

So I will.

Or, at least, I will try.

Published by vickyinelvenrealm

I am a homeschooling mum living in New Zealand. My first elves, Adam and Merribelle, were created last year to teach regrouping to my son. They have been busy since then...

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