I. AM. CANADIAN.
My name is Eldrid. I also go by Jade Brooke. I devour books. I have always been a reader, ever since I was little. I prefer it to TV, though I’m pretty good at marathon series watching as well: Supernatural, Gilmore Girls, Dr. Who, and most recently, Once Upon A Time. Those are just some of the shows I love.
My preferred genres of reading are Young Adult and Fantasy. I do like general Fiction, and starting to get into Mystery. I’ll read the occasional Science Fiction, as well. I have never read a western, but I’m working myself up to that. I will read anything and everything that piques my interest.
I have been published twice, and I’m currently working on a novel that’s been deleted entirely by techno-gremlins five times. It’s as if the Universe does not want my story told.
I also journal, as well as art journal. Art journaling is a mix between journaling and making art, which uses a lot of mixed media. It’s more about the creative process than it is about the outcome. Painting is another passion of mine, though I’m not good at it. I do all these things because I enjoy creating. I’m a very artistic person and need an outlet for my emotions. This definitely helps.
- A Faerie Tale by Raymond E. Feist
- The Immortal Series by Tamora E. Pierce
- Annie On My Mind by Nancy Garden
- Luna by Julie Anne Peters
- DragonLance series by Margarat Weiss and Tracy Hickman
- Strange Angels series by Lili St. Crow
- The Flying Witches of Veracruz by James Endredy
- Harry Dresden Files by Jim Butcher
- The Thrawn Trilogy by Timothy Zahn
I also eat copious amounts of pizza and chocolate, am turning into a gym rat, I listen to Scandinavian music, among other ‘worldly’ music. I’m a hard polythiest ecclectic heathenistic pagan witch. What does this mean? I believe in many gods, my practice is Norse-centric with strong ties to Wiccan beliefs. I have three tattoos and I want eight more. At one point I had nine piercings. My favourite colours are orange and purple, and blue and green. I have a cat and her name is Luna. I sing. Often. And can pull a song and fit it into any conversation, and often do. I also meow. A lot. I meow-sing if I don’t know the words. Freaking out people by making the Predator noise, is something I don’t know I’m doing until someone brings it up or looks at me weird. I love tea, but I’m not allowed caffeine. (Yes, I know chocolate has it, but it affects me differently.)
I am also a health care aide. I graduated in spring of 2017 from Red River College in Winnipeg. I did three weeks of practicum in a hospital and another three at a long term care facility. I love my job and I love my patients. It’s a shitty job. Haha. Yes. I wipe bums for a living, but it truly is so much more than that. To actually help those in need when they can’t do it themselves is so rewarding to me. I’m a glorified servant and I wouldn’t change it for the world.