Category Archives: ritual

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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I love you, I’m sorry & I trust you!

Being a mother, I learn’t that the most important things to be able to say to my children apart from I love you, were ‘I’m sorry’ and ‘I trust you.’ Sorry for the part I played in any of your … Continue reading

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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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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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