Archive for June 2012

the first year ~ paper*

June 25, 2012

‘Ash might be quite horrified to learn that early in our relationship I had our full astrological charts done. At the time I think I was a little blown away by how easy things were with us and I was looking for reassurance, or maybe pre-warning of what would go wrong. Utter waste of money. […]

solstice

June 20, 2012

Today is summer solstice – and here I am right in the middle of things. I can see myself standing on a hill, dressed in battle robes (holding a big sword), with the light and the dark to either side of me. I love the pagan symbolism for the solstice: everything feels lit up and intense […]

on father's day

June 17, 2012

I remember driving back to Gran’s house with him when Little Brother was born, my little legs stuck to the vinyl seat. I remember sitting in front of him while he showed me how to polish my shoes for school. And he taught me how to iron a shirt. I remember him taking away my […]

araf

June 11, 2012

  We have returned from four days chugging along the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal on a narrowboat called ‘Country Lass’ : average speed 2 miles an hour. I have learnt the importance of dry socks. I can work a canal lock like a canal lock queen. Mr P said ‘I’m the fucking Captain’ about 87 […]

bite it, write it

June 06, 2012

Eighteen months ago I began the process of trying to understand my body and why it seemed to be a complete bastard to me everytime I wanted to change it. I slowly came to understand that I turn to food whenever I am trying to not feel something. Food has been a comfort blanket protecting me from […]

the things I know for sure*

June 01, 2012

the opposite of love is fear I am not afraid of death, ergo, I am not afraid of anything# ego corrupts magic objective truth is an oxymoron we have the power to manifest anything we can imagine, if it comes from a place of benevolence the consciousness of humanity is evolving faster than it ever has […]