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

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

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+01:00August 14th, 2018|Article|4 Comments