Category: dark part of the year

New Title for 2021

A new release for December 2021 from Moon Books PUBLISHERS’ DETAILS Synopsis A unique perspective on working with Baba Yaga, Slavic Earth Goddess of mystery, intrigue and ambiguity, through apprenticing into her magic.  In this introductory work Baba Yaga is re-defined outside of the… Continue Reading “New Title for 2021”

Winter stories

The darkest night, oh how rich and comforting your gifts Like the darkest depth of the earth it contains our sorrows and joys Care taking all potential It keeps it, churns it and later We emerge as new towards the light We stretch into… Continue Reading “Winter stories”

All things must come to an end

The energy of Mabon is upon us and it feels immensely nourishing. The time is truly reflective of things dying off, competing projects, merging with the earth in a way that goes back to its original state, a state of emptiness and darkness. It… Continue Reading “All things must come to an end”

Landscapes and emotions

The first thing to do when we are overwhelmed is to recognise and acknowledge it’s there. Stop being brave and seek to suppress or control, just step into the chaos. It can be a scary concept and counterintuitive but what if we tried, as… Continue Reading “Landscapes and emotions”

Shadows at dawn

The pull of a new calendar year is strong, as if something in me can’t wait for a clean sheet of paper to start writing another story. It yarns for the taste of spring, for fresh changes. This is very much in the collective… Continue Reading “Shadows at dawn”

Morning walk post Yule

It is rather warm this morning. There are signs of life and light everywhere. Nothing brings more hope into my heart than encountering seeds with roots on them, young and delicate on the forest floor dig up by animals and birds to eat. When… Continue Reading “Morning walk post Yule”

Hope rises

The promise of spring lies deep within the earth we walk on With every hour and every day the light grows brighter into being The silence and nakedness of it all is loud with life stirring deep in the darkness Like spring life blooms,… Continue Reading “Hope rises”