Monthly Archives: March 2010

The Alchemical Fire is Lit!

Well we’ve just completed our Aries weekend, and what an extraordinary start to the new alchemical round! A very exciting workshop, very dynamic as you would expect and a wonderful bunch of participants. It was an interesting mix to have some people who are starting the journey for the first time, and others who have […]
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Walking the Glastonbury Zodiac: Part 1 – Aries

This article by John Wadsworth appears in this month’s Glastonbury Oracle, where John has a monthly column, entitled: “Walking the Glastonbury Zodiac”. The Glastonbury Zodiac was discovered by inspired visionary and artist, Katharine Maltwood in the 1920s, and this “Temple of the Stars”, as she called it, continues to enchant and enthrall all those who […]
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Equinox Blessings & Happy Norooz!

I’ve just been for my regular morning walk with Colette into Chalice Well Gardens on this rather overcast Spring Equinox morning.  The wellhead has been beautifully dressed with daffodil heads, and the gardens are being lovingly prepared for the Equinox celebration at 12 noon today.  The actual moment of the Spring Equinox occurs at 5.31pm […]
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Aries: A Spark of Fire

In two weeks time, we will begin our new Alchemical Journey cycle with the fire sign Aries lighting the way. This poem by Dorsha Hayes really captures the spirit of it. Fire Hazard by Dorsha Hayes “Filled with the clutter of unsorted stuff A spark can set a man ablaze What’s there heaped high among […]
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Pisces: Follow Your Bliss / Hearing the Sirens’ Call

The keynote of our Pisces weekend on The Alchemical Journey was Joseph Campbell’s famous line “Follow Your Bliss”.  This was something we connected to quite profoundly during our recent workshop, when we explored our lives through the Piscean perspective and the myths and symbolism of that sign.  One of the greatest realisations that came out […]
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