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 [...]

2019-02-06T11:39:23+00:00February 6th, 2019|Article|59 Comments

Love Letter to a Bog

This article was originally published at Caught by the River, in 2016, when I lived in Donegal. I am a lover of bogs. There: I’ve said it. I’m a bog-woman through and through. I can lose myself on the long, pale edges of a sandy island shore; I can enchant myself in the shadows and [...]

2018-11-18T14:15:22+00:00August 14th, 2018|Article|4 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+00:00June 27th, 2018|Article|5 Comments