Once upon a time, about three years ago, a little girl was born inside a grand magnolia flower.
When your niece is writing matric you could give her a call and wish her good luck
Or you could use active imagination visualisation techniques to help her crush that exam.
Don’t you just love running your hands across a flowering lavender bush? (Although I have learnt to
“Usually it represents the life principle in its wholeness –
Oh, poor Hera. You spilt your precious milk and it created the stars across the sky.
Others say that the bright line of stars across the sky (which, I have to admit, I have rarely seen, being a good city girl), is the Night’s backbone.
There is in my mind a link between frogs and the forest goddess Artemis. The moon is that link
So this above image is what the page for the symbol of the hibiscus looks like in my little Symbol Dictionary.
It’s a bit confusing.
The frangipani is an exotic, sweet-smelling, beautiful little flower. I wore fabric frangipani’s in my hair on my wedding day. My mother had a bouquet of frangipanis on her wedding day. For me there will always be this sweet connotation between the frangipani and the Bride. But.
“Worker bees are always female.” I read this statement as a child. But given what we know now about gender and that it is not binary, I have to question whether the little honey bees in my lavender bushes are female
The Undine is an old story of a water-sprite who marries a human boy. But she doesn’t have a soul.
During January, I made a lot (a lot!) of drawings of frogs. I had wanted to share them on 28 February – the EWT’s Leap Day for Frogs.
“Women are vases,”
How do you know a portrait is not just a portrait, but a picture of Persephone?
Birds can teach the soul.
Now the seal is a strange creature, in’it? Not particularly beautiful, yet graceful in the water. Playful. We look into the seal’s big black eyes and wish we could wrap ourselves in her skin, that we could rather gaze on the beautiful woman we perceive. We would entrap and enslave her, we would have her bear our children, perfect children, and we would tap all joy from her life to satisfy our own momentary desires.