Fire and Rose Petals

the fire within us burns brighter than the fire around us

Gold Rush MADNESS

It is I, James Douglas, writing to you in the year 1856. There has been gold discovered in British Columbia! The news is spreading throughout all of the North America, and we’re receiving a lot visitors – miners and the like – who are trying to find some of this gold. Now, I don’t have any official political standing at the moment, but I can see the chaos that is.. Read More

From Humble Beginnings To Major Promotions

If I could tell my past self one thing, it would be that Scotland would open up many doors to my future. Young James Douglas would never have expected to go on to be a fur trader for the North West Company, and later on the Hudson’s Bay Company. He would not expect to be so high up on the professional ladder in the HBC. But here I am. It.. Read More

Cosplay Collaboration (In-Depth Post 5/6)

So it’s been a while since I gave an update on my in-depth project. But better late than never! I will explain the title of this post in a moment, but first let’s talk about concepts and alternatives. Some concepts that my mentor has mentioned could be the concept of your client’s comfort being the most important thing, and the concept of beauty vs. artistry. I suppose some of the.. Read More

A Journey To Freedom

This post is based off of this article. I chose this article because I’ve heard of the Underground Railroad many times, but did not really understand what it was. This article was short enough for me to understand the basics of what happened, but I plan on digging deeper into these situations during this time. To sum it up, the Underground Railroad was a series of routes and safe houses.. Read More

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