Writer under Construction

Normal service will be resumed soon, well, normal as it can be in the Shed. My offerings have been sparing of late, due to health and other issues taking up much time. If I had to describe my present state of being it would be rather difficult. Let's just say this delicate little flower (!)…Read more Writer under Construction

Whispers of Ancestral Voices

Fellow bloggers and old friends who attended the recent Silent Eye workshop, The Feathered Seer, have written far more eloquently than I of their experiences.  This is my attempt at making sense of the weekend’s events, my guide Anubis will walk beside me as I recall all and perhaps nothing. I ask my Muse and Guide,…Read more Whispers of Ancestral Voices

Forged in Fire

Here we are then, again, facing another year. (Puts on best imitation of Jedi Master, Yoda) challenging it was, unsure we were. I’m determined to review the old year in a frame of mind that’s open and honest. The spirit has been unburdened considerably but there is more to ‘surgery’ to undergo. For this purpose…Read more Forged in Fire

Road to Somewhere: The Fool’s Journey

I'm once again in the process of reassessing the past. Recent events have prompted me to scrutinise a piece I wrote some time ago. It was a meditation I performed before travelling to a workshop in April of this year. The theme of the weekend was one aspect of the Arthurian cycle facilitated by the Silent…Read more Road to Somewhere: The Fool’s Journey

Facing the Inner Darkness: Unmasking Ourselves

“Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.”  C G Jung Dr Jung certainly knew how to get to the heart of the matter succinctly.   Dealing with the contents of the shadowed recesses of our soul can be a terrifying experience. Much like facing Ammut in the…Read more Facing the Inner Darkness: Unmasking Ourselves

The Premature Burial Of My Idealism: A Post Lost In The Ether

Dear readers, I present to you a tale involving a frustrated writer, an alleged incidence of premature burial and IT issues. This post is a replacement for one that disappeared into the ether due to loss of internet connectivity. My original article detailed the loss of idealism in a world gone mad, buried prematurely never…Read more The Premature Burial Of My Idealism: A Post Lost In The Ether