Category Archives: ceremony

The Muse in the Dark

I knew my menopause would ‘happen’ as I turned 50. My claws and my new found wings, Jumping off their pedestal into the dark night. Now is the time to leap! Continue reading

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my cultures wounds

Shamanism is about healing our own cultures wounds – and when I look at the dysfunctions around me I get a glimpse of why I follow this path. I’m not sure that shamanism is always the right description for me, … Continue reading

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‘Mandorla’

Its an interesting word, it means almond in Italian. I sometimes think I’d like to find a different word for it. The ancient symbol with its profound meaning, was always called the Vesicus Piscis. And that means fishes bladder…even stranger!  … Continue reading

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Middle Earths Origins

If we were all to look deeply into our lives and our history, what might we discover about our own souls calling? Continue reading

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Love Endures

He lies there wings wrapped around his lover protecting in their grief and loss he guides her to the upper worlds of ceremony yet reminds her always of the middle world where broken bones and wounds must endure a timely … Continue reading

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Swan Song

Some time ago Ben and I found a dead and decaying swan. It wasn’t in our own country I hasten to add, before anyone alerts the queen! (as we know all swans in England belong to the queen!) In fact … Continue reading

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Learning from a dancing doctor

I’ve been an ecstatic dancer most of my life. Even in ballet classes I couldn’t wait till the teacher gave us a few minutes of release, of dancing freely away from the structure of ballet steps and poses. I liked … Continue reading

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