Category Archives: nature

Following our own shamanic heritage

For the dancers, the freedom makers, the liberators of soul, the poets and celebrators, the magicians of our fold. The new middle earth is upon us, where mystery and dreaming is being brought back into the arena of our daily … 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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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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A ‘Hollow Bone’ Middle Earth Journey

I arrived home from Cae Mabon, no ordinary place. It lies at the foot of Elidir Fawr, in the North of Wales, amongst the ancient and wild oak forests, by the side of the most beautiful river. It reaches down … Continue reading

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