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|6 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

Myth-making is soul-making

Myth is the language of psyche – of soul. And the psychology I’ve actually practiced down all the years (as opposed to the disenchanted, scientistic, experimental methodology I was taught early on) has always been about soul – and has always been founded on a deep immersion in myth. Above all, it’s been about working [...]

2018-11-18T14:21:58+01:00June 27th, 2018|Article|5 Comments