Yule

The Shortest Day by Susan Cooper And so the Shortest Day came and the year died And everywhere down the centuries of the snow-white world Came people singing, dancing, To drive the dark away. They lighted candles in the winter trees; They hung their homes with evergreen; They burned beseeching fires all night long ToContinue reading “Yule”

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Pimping – yet again

So I wanted to share with you some great news. For those of you who live in the North of England or indeed ever plan to visit – I am now showing and selling my wares and bits and bobs at the wonderful Airy Fairy. Airy Fairy is a wonderful and magical shop in Sheffield,Continue reading “Pimping – yet again”

The Delightful Mrs P’s Cabinet of Curiosities

Oh My Dears, I can’t believe it has been so long. I think I may need to get a cleaner to spruce the place up, though the cobwebs do add atmosphere don’t you think?  I was listening to the radio (BBC Radio 4 of Course, I am a woman of discernment after all), and theyContinue reading “The Delightful Mrs P’s Cabinet of Curiosities”

Daily Card 31st May 2022

So we have a New Moon, so it makes sense to start to pull a card a day. Today’s card is taken from the amazing Leonora Carrington fabulous Major Arcana deck. The Devil. It’s all about choice. #thedevil #tarotreaders #tarot #dailytarot #dailycard #allaboutchoice. #leonoracarrington #cuttingthetiesthatbind

The Annunciation

You shouldn’t believe everything you’re told.  The reality of it is not what you think. It’s not something people in polite company should want to talk about, never mind tell their children. It should have never been made into some kind of fairy story.

Today’s Cards 26.01.22- Eight of Swords

Today’s card is taken from Tarot of Mystical Moments by Catrin Welz-Stein. The Eight of Swords. First of all, what can we see?  In this deck we have a large Angel, naked, they are sitting on the floor or what appears to be in an ornate vintage style birdcage. Their wings are open and spreadContinue reading “Today’s Cards 26.01.22- Eight of Swords”

‘Wings beating about the room…’

The Mother Of God

The threefold terror of love; a fallen flare
Through the hollow of an ear;
Wings beating about the room;
The terror of all terrors that I bore
The Heavens in my womb.

Allyson Shaw, Author of Ashes and Stones

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