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2018

1920s Girl Power in Downton Abbey

In 1912 the Titanic sank throwing the Crawley family of Downton Abbey into such an upheaval that it would take six seasons and five Christmas specials to set everything in order once more. You see the vital male heir to the estate died on…

The Productive Art of Doing Nothing

This year my schedule for the summer was outrageous. It was empty. Not a single festival jotted down, not one trip to the sea dog-earing a week-end… Nothing. Nature hates a void, they say. Leave a space empty, and it will be filled.…

Cycles of the Womb Pt4: The Crone

The return to the Cave of Menstruation  “Deep in the forest, after a long journey, she arrives outside Grandma’s cottage. It’s midnight, crystal clear silence in the air, mystical darkness, no moon in the sky. There is snow…

Cycles of the Womb Pt2: The Mother

When we reach the peak of the mountain... In my last article we began by exploring the archetype of the Maiden– the post-menstruation stage of our cycle. The Maiden stage could also be compared to climbing a mountain. The energy…