Cauldrons and dragons and unkillable men. And links! Lots of links.
Mid-Wales is a place with a lot of very special memories for me. Funny, then, that it should take so very long for me to arrive.
Just a few pictures of what I've been up to these long summer days.
As the sun wanes, we gather in the fruits of the past six months. What are you harvesting, and what seeds will you save for next year?
Feeling a little fragmented and detached in solstice week.
Brave enough to go where fear resides, committed with curiosity and love to the heart's long and often difficult journey.
Exchanging tarot readings with a friend is a good way to get out of your own head. Here are my reflections on my friend's thoughtful, helpful words.
Taurus has me longing for a stable home. Perhaps I can manifest one under this new moon...
I spent the past few weeks bunking off work in favour of cheap thrills and mini adventures.
A joyful celebration of life, movement, and the present moment (...a reminder I needed.)
I wanted energy, excitement and joy. I got a reminder that I need to tie up some emotional loose ends before I dive into spring.
This tough, harsh king can be both judge and defendant at once.
Activity, activism, resistance and rebuilding - these things are not just about loud, bold, glamorous actions. They are also about conversation. Learning, listening, growing our ideas.
Looking back at my own personal 2016, and forwards to a more connected 2017.
Journeying, over and over, towards my own edge.
A resolution for vulnerability, which is necessarily a shared experience. Join me?
A framework for a ritual I created for saying goodbye to special friends, that you can adapt for your own ceremonies.
The questions are simple, yet crucial, each one prompting a deeper inquiry into the intersecting web of privilege and injustice that make up our individual lives, our communities, our societies.
It's easy, when you're alone with your own head a lot of the time, to forget what else is happening in your life. I flicked through my camera. Plenty, as it happens.
Life is never in limbo. As long as it is being lived, the journey progresses. Every moment, something new is learned. "No way out but through", my friend says of her own current struggle. It's true. It's good. It's okay.
An update. The calm after the storm, figuring out what's next. A card for truth, to point the way.
In how, three days after I’ve left, I feel nothing for you but a sort of deep, hopeless sadness and a soreness I will soothe in the sea and with love and with time and with loving my life.
I feel strong and brave looking at these cards.
For the past week, I've held tonight's full moon as a goal, a turning point, a moment when.
A moment when what? A decision? A declaration? A statement of intent?