Category Archives: transformation

Clocking off?

The road was calling me north and I couldn’t wait to finish work and give in to its blandishments. The sun was shining and warm, the forecast unusually good for England. The fields were ablaze with the brilliant yellow of … Continue reading

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A light in the darkness

“I have awoken with a fire in my belly, a good fire, one that speaks of life, a beacon in the dark, and if I place it on a high enough peak perhaps you can see it, perhaps it can … Continue reading

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Musical Roots: The Drum’s Song by Alienora

Reblogged from Chronicles of an Orange Haired Woman. Alienora and Dean were our Lore Keepers at the Feathered Seer weekend workshop. They rose to the challenge with utter magnificence… of which more will be said later… and then the Shaman … Continue reading

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Raising awareness

In two weeks time we will be in Derbyshire, just a mile or two from this enigmatic valley for the Silent Eye’s annual weekend workshop. The story we will explore is set within the local landscape and at many of … Continue reading

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An empty vessel

I am empty Serving no purpose until I am filled Born to give shape and form To that which fills me A vessel of Light awaiting a word And the hand that pours the wine of Life Into my waiting. … Continue reading

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Weed or wildflower? #InternationalWomensDay

Being a working woman, I could be expected to be sitting here nicely coiffed, decently dressed and wearing make-up. Being also a writer, you might imagine me instead romantically dishevelled or pyjama clad. These are stereotypes we can all recognise … Continue reading

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Alchemy

Summer’s fruits ripen What autumn mists must wither Crimson wears mourning Veils itself in frozen tears Caught in the grip of winter Rosebuds brave the snow Winter death holds summer’s birth Silent gestation Working unseen alchemy Transmutation of the sun … Continue reading

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