I haven't been adding to this blog very much over the last couple of years as I tend to be focusing more on my Dragon Dreaming and Weight Loss blogs, and helping my dog with his blog. 😉 I also post things a lot on Facebook, forgetting that in many cases they'd be good material … Continue reading Beltane Bird Revisited
The following blog is the result of a conversation on Facebook, which I thought was worthy of being repeated here, tweaked and expanded a little and with photos added of course. 😀 My Facebook status update: "Hmm... I'm having a hard time remembering that it's actually Beltane here. With a rumpus room decorated with scary … Continue reading Halloween, Samhain & Beltane in Australia
...so I thought I'd post another of my artworks to celebrate the occasion. This one was done using coloured pencils on cardboard, and features an alien couple enjoying the great outdoors during the equivalent of Spring time on whatever planet they're from ...and yes, I know there's snow-capped mountains in the background and no leaves … Continue reading It’s Beltane again…
Every year, a few weeks before Beltane, I begin to notice the distant calls of the Koel Eudynamys scolopacea - a bird I have now come to associate with Beltane. As Beltane approaches the calls become louder and more frequent as more and more of these birds move closer into the bushland surrounding my home … Continue reading The Common Koel ~ My “Beltane Bird”
I'm feeling rather unsettled today - don't really know why. Just "something" in the air, like "something" is going to happen - some sort of change or shift. Maybe its just the dull, cloudy weather - it often makes me feel weird, and gives the sense that dragons are nearby. Are they mythical creatures, figments … Continue reading Of Dragons & Synchronicity
Today is my 28th wedding anniversary. So close to Beltane and I never realised it back then ...so many years ago now. How does one spend a 28th anniversary? Well, just like any other day really. I did a couple of loads of washing, picked up dog poo off the back lawn between wash cycles, … Continue reading Happy Anniversary!
With Beltane just around the corner I thought I'd post the short article I compiled for the latest Axis Mundi eNewsletter... Beltane by Jenwytch Beltane is a cross-quarter day, marking the midpoint in the Sun's progress between the spring equinox and summer solstice and traditionally marked the arrival of summer in ancient times. It is … Continue reading Beltane approaches…