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City Belle Roots

As of Thursday January 10, 2019 Swan City Belle became City Belle Roots. I'm just a Belle in a big city with no plans of returning to my Southern roots. I know, I know. For shame 🙊 What began as a Vernacular Photography blog morphed into a writing blog, but I'm settling into just being a blog about Jae. A thirty something NYC transplant via Florida navigating a not so magickal life after dirty thirty. It's a hot mess around here, but little by little, day by day, with a little Green Witchery + Magick life gets more interesting in the Rotten Apple.

On Thursday August 16, 2018 Black Belle Magick aptly became Swan City Belle, and everything feels right and perfect with the name change! In the later months of 2018 and rolling into 2019, a lot of changes will be happening. I hope I am finally finding my niche and comfort in the blogging world. Thank you for being along for the crazy ride!

Ebony Brewed Magick is now Black Belle Magick, and is the intranet love child of Indie Author, J.M. Wynter. Formerly known as, 'Vernacular Affair' when born back in 2010, and almost called, 'The Curio of JM Wynter'.

Ebony Brewed Magick was a play on 'Black Girl Magic', and I literally spent 3 days trying to come up with something that was befitting me and catchy. I wanted something darker, but I decided not to go too dark. I will leave that for my tales. In December 2017 I was inspired by my love for being a Southerner and a Belle, thus the name change came about. I'm in love.

I want this space to represent a curio of myself. All the light and the dark. This is where all my social media ties together with a beautiful ebony bow. I'll try and keep you entertained, but no promises. This is supposed to be a Lifestyle Blog, but I don't lead much an exciting life.

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