Angels and daimons – cultivating our inner imaginarium

Imaginarium: a place dedicated to cultivating the imagination. And the practice of mythic imagination which I teach is premised on the fact that we all carry within us our own unique inner imaginarium, which in turn forms part of our own unique mythopoetic identity. We are each haunted by different images; we each resonate with different myths [...]

2019-04-21T11:54:30+01:00April 21st, 2019|Article|5 Comments

Reclaiming our indigenous roots

Reclaiming our indigenous Western roots. Some days, that seems like a big ask. But it’s been the focus of my work for a very long time now. It’s the reason why I wrote If Women Rose Rooted, where I had this to say: ‘In our own Western societies we are seeing more calls for a [...]

2019-03-17T10:19:14+01:00March 17th, 2019|Article|3 Comments

Finding the gods in our places again

A couple of decades ago, when I was once again delving deeply into my roots in psychology and mythology, I discovered the writings of Kathleen Raine. I’d long admired her as a poet, but hadn’t really grasped the extent of her scholarship in the realms of the imaginal and the imagination – something I was [...]

2019-02-20T10:26:27+01:00February 20th, 2019|Article|9 Comments

Hagitude

I’m 57 years old going on 58, and I keep waiting for my hair to turn grey. It refuses. Instead, the red in it which I always loved has simply faded to duller and darker. The same thing has happened to everyone on my father’s side of the family with my colouring – but I’d [...]

2019-03-21T08:24:57+01:00February 6th, 2019|Article|59 Comments