Category Archives: Silent Eye weekend workshop

A Visit to the Land of Camelot – Alethea Kehas

Reflections from The Silent Eye’s June 2018 workshop from Alethea Kehas at Not Tomatoes: The land pulls the blood from my body prematurely, just as it did two years ago when the white goddess appeared at the foot of my … Continue reading

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A thousand miles of history…

To be exact, that should be one thousand, one hundred and twenty four miles, but that makes for a bit of a mouthful as a title… and that’s without the other few hundred miles Stuart had to travel between his … Continue reading

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Shades of the Golden Age…

As a child, I loved the old movies of the swashbuckling variety. Even then, I knew the stories were not real and the history likely to be wildly innaccurate. Romance and adventure did not wait behind every tree. Magic, though, … Continue reading

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Maiden Mother Crone, Part 7 – The Dance by Helen Jones

Reblogged from Journey to Ambeth: It was Sunday morning, and it was raining again. But I breakfasted with friends, warmth and laughter a pleasant way to begin the day. Outside, a raven wandered along the wooden fence – one of … Continue reading

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Maiden Mother Crone, Part 6 – Rain to Bow by Helen Jones

Reblogged from Journey to Ambeth: Along winding roads through green fields, the purpling hills beyond, we travelled back to where our journey began – Easter Aquhorthies. We returned to a circle transformed from the screaming wind and rain of the … Continue reading

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One of our mounds is missing!… Stuart France

‘…Keep to the road, and beware the Full Moon…’ – An American Werewolf in London. The plan was to base our inaugural public ‘solstice’ event at Avebury and thus it seemed natural to book a room at the Public House … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: Sacred earth

The weather was looking none to promising for the final day of the workshop, but at least it wasn’t really raining. It seemed incredible, under the heavy grey of the sky, that we’d had the clear weather-window the night before, … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: Circle of Timeless Light

A few stars twinkled above Inverurie as our group gathered for dinner. It wasn’t even raining much. That probably explains why, some time after nine o’clock, when the moonless night had well and truly fallen, four people would once again … Continue reading

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Maiden Mother Crone, Part 4 – Imbalance by Helen Jones

Reblogged from Journey to Ambeth: Sigh. I should have expected this. On the last Silent Eye weekend I’d attended there had been a place that had shaken me, unexpectedly, making my breath shorten, my heart pound. And so it is, … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: Switching the lights on

We had returned to Easter Aquhorthies for a second visit. It was still raining, but this time the sky was much brighter than the iron-grey deluge of the day before and there was already a sense of revisiting an old … Continue reading

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