small tales

a Lightworks blog

There’s a story woven around the origination of every piece of artwork; here are some small tales about the ongoing journey of their creation…

…while
the book of answers, my I Ching based blog, is here.


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2.32: Rodriguez's song
illustrated with bubbles
on the River Ribble
15.05

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Two wee videos
celebrating mistical mornings
at Rennaldburn
16.04

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3.56 video filmed at
the Loupin Stanes in
a snowy Eskdalemuir
17.03

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3.12 time-lapse &
video of a St Brigid's
cross Imbolc offering
02.02

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In which I introduce my
new, improved blog with
a one-minute dream-
painting time-lapse
17.01

CURRENT MOON

    Paean to Bride

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    Bride, Triple Goddess


    The Old Irish root of the word Imbolc, the name of the cross-
    quarter festival on February 1st-2nd, is i mbolg, in the belly.


    In this early spring time, just before lambing season, all of life is held in the womb
    of the Mother, pregnant with life force to be birthed as the full abundance of Spring arrives.


    Imbolc is sacred to the Goddess Bride (or Brighit/Brid…and Brigantia/Brittania in England)...and Bride
    is a multi-talented Goddess, patron of poetry, healing, fires and smithcraft…as well as sacred springs and holy wells.


    For this reason, I decided to make a St Brigid’s cross ~ much fascinating detail here if you’d like to make your own ~
    and offer it up at Rennaldburn’s spring, hidden away in the woods high above the house.
    Here’s a little three-minute video of the experience:



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    Below is a previous blog venture:
    the button will take you to fifty-odd posts
    I made on Tumblr from 2015-2016 before
    I returned to the way back here…

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