CHAPTER ONE The Innocent I WOULD LOVE TO BE ABLE TO tell you when this dragon’s tale was first whispered from mouth to ear. However, its tail was lost long, long ago in a landscape that was submerged under the dunes of the sands of time. We do divine, though, from the embroidery silks threaded…Read More
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The Honeymoon of the Gods
In my last article, I wrote about the traditional customs that we usually celebrate here in Avalon to mark the duel over the hand of the May Queen. I explained that it is an ancient story or myth that is “written in the stars” to reflect a wisdom teaching about how the alchemical Marriage of…Read More
What to read during the lockdown – The Bright World of the Gods
THE BRIGHT WORLD OF THE GODS A true faery story from the mists of Avalon The Bright World of the Gods was gifted into the Dreamtime of the author by the spirits of the land that inhabit the other dimensions found, shamanically, through the mists of Avalon. These spirits are known as the Gentle Folk,…Read More
Christmas in Avalon – time for some real starfire magic!
If you’re feeling a bit jaded about Christmas, you don’t have to dig too far underneath all the artificial bling and glitz to discover that it’s actually a very potent time of year for real starfire magic, as the flaming arrow of the Sagittarius Archer flies towards the Taurus bull of fertility, and the Horned One of Capricorn emerges with the newly-born Radiant Child on his back.Read More
Arthur Pendragon’s Real Knights of the Round Table
We are all familiar with the tale of how a wounded King Arthur Pendragon was carried in a boat by Morgan Le Fae to the Land of the Dead in Avalon. But we may not realise that this is just a tiny fragment of a much longer and more ancient wisdom story about how our…Read More
Who was Merlin really? And what does he have to do with Sovereignty?
Who was Merlin really? It’s a question I often get asked. Well, we have to go back to the 12th century, when a school of scribes was appointed by the Norman conquest to win the hearts and minds of the unruly Celts, and they reinvented Merlin from an already-existing native, mythological shaman called Myrddin Wylt.Read More
On Sovereignty and Culture – rooting down through the Apocalypse
We’ve been on such a wild helter skelter ride, lately – a virtual Apocalypse of political revelations – that it’s easy to get mesmerised watching the marionettes on the world stage as they try to cling on to power while the hurricane of the spirit of Sovereignty challenges their citadels. That said, I want to…Read More
Cuchullain, Amergin, the Horned One and the Celtic shamans of the Blessed Isles
There must have been shamans leading the tribes of Britain before the Roman invasion in the first century CE because they were all over the world, although not necessarily called shamans, which is a Siberian word. According to their oldest stories, the Celts had their Dreamers, or awenyddions, and you can enjoy readng about them…Read More