Category Archives: Silent Eye weekend workshop

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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Solstice of the Moon: The High Way of the Fairies

We…well, okay, I… decided to take a shortcut from our stopover to our destination. ‘Shortcut’ may not be entirely accurate. Taking the main roads would be nine miles shorter in distance, the roads would undoubtedly be faster and with less … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: Where paths converge…

It had been a wonderful day, in spite of the long drive, with the delight of the sparrows on Holy Island and the magnificent stone circle at Duddo as its highlights. By the time we reached the outskirts of Edinburgh, … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: The Singing Stones of Duddo…

It was a little further out of our way than we expected… and a little farther off the road too. When we parked the car, there was no sign of the stones, just a sign saying we would need to … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon – Maiden, Mother, Crone by Helen Jones

Helen Jones shares the first part of her experience at the Silent Eye’s Solstice of the Moon weekend: When you’re accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression.’ I should have expected it, really. It was, after all, a Silent Eye … Continue reading

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An Eye full of Reflections (4) – Steve Tanham

As the land-train pulls out of the main square in Portmeirion, we head up into the forest. There are three distinct internal regions within the Portmeirion site. The first is the village, itself; the second is the coastal walk; and … Continue reading

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The Wyrm and the Wyrd: Getting there…

We took our time getting organised, intending to take a leisurely drive cross-country… perhaps stopping along the way, wherever the spirit moved us. In the spirit of the planned walk-and-talk weekend, the prisoners had escaped and were heading for the … Continue reading

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A bit of a wander

Both me and the dog are back home once again, melting in the heat. Ani appears to have been having a fair bit of fun… she has evidently been helping with a bit of house-painting; the black and white animal … Continue reading

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