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
This post came about due to a morning’s clear out of a storage box containing old comics and diaries. It felt rather strange looking over the past but they were good memories. Shall we shall these artifacts are my equivalent of Proust’s madeleines. There are regular repeats of children's cartoons on television and I thought…Read more Reminisces: Favourite Scooby-Doo Monsters and Villains
The hidden world has its clouds and rain, but of a different kind. Its sky and sunshine are of a different kind. This is made apparent only to the refined ones – those not Deceived by the seeming completeness of the ordinary world. Another Dimension The great Sufi Master, Jalaludin Rumi, hints at the reality…Read more Return from Delphi
Grief has usually been allied with death but it encompasses so much more. Throughout our lives grief makes its presence known through all the great and small acts of loss we suffer, be it loss of good health, the death of a pet, redundancy, loss of friendships, loss of favourite keepsakes. Each loss…Read more Grief and Loss: Initiatory Journeys
"How long is forever?" I've asked that question over and over again. Only to get a different answer each time. Where are you leading me White Rabbit? The twists and turns you take through the forest and field make me dizzy. You weave your words of confusion and magic, leading me further into the rabbit…Read more Time to Remember
The day is a little overcast and cool, as one would expect for this time of year. The moods and atmospheres of autumn pervade the air and I am feeling a little grotty it has to be said. My cold has progressed from the excruciating pain of inflamed sinuses to annoying sniffles (enough to drive…Read more Awake Great Khnum!
Just mooching accurately describes my present state of being. It is a hot and sunny day and I am sitting at a perfect vantage point in the garden. There are houses below us, farmland beyond with the valley rising to hills and mountains in the distance. I can see the hazy outline of the Great…Read more Just mooching