i’m a descendant of dispossessed irish and cockney low-life, gypsies and english jews, powerless people, many of them brought to australia in chains, others working their passage to the new colonies, fleeing famine or insupportable tyranny in their own stolen countries. i was born in 1951, a baby-boomer born protesting: war, human rights abuses, ecological […]Read More my home my habitat
and then the scintillating starbeams spun off aeons-distant suns a-glitter with celestial nwyfre drawn from shimm’ring shores of planets far away. wave upon wave, oh, one continuous wave of flying radiance crashing, quantum waves forever breaking, myriad on a starlit gaian shore. gaia consecrates this starry light and in her awestruck goblet keeps it pure […]Read More starlight
in future posts, i intend to tell you all about the fairies and gnomes and elves and brownies that come thronging to my garden as they throng to any garden where they’re made welcome, and i’ll tell you how to keep them happy and healthy – and what happens when you don’t.Read More welcome to my on-line home!
just as some organisms on earth have well-developed sensoria for experiencing the visual, audial and tactile sensations that define reality for humans, so some humans have specialised senses highly enough developed to enable the fairy sight.Read More the faerie shaman
when you feel radiant with power, hold your magical tool or your bare hands close to your solar plexus and breathe steadily, willing the nwyfre from your body to flow into the object and fill it.Read More the cultivation management and magical use of nwyfre
we have no scientific instruments that can verify the claims of seers who talk to plant spirits. absence of evidence is not evidence of absence, and besides, is the subjective experience of millions of believers since the dawn of time not evidence? obviously, it’s unscientific to go beyond the evidence so far as to say it isn’t.Read More building bridges: sharing of nwyfre
he’s been evolving a bit.Read More Pwyll
if livin were a thing that money could buy, the rich would live and the poor would die, all my trials soon be over.Read More all my trials, folksong.
Originally posted on The 11th House:
Being in two places at once isn’t as hard as it sounds—not since Huge Everett’s Many-Worlds Theory became widely accepted. The MWT resolves inconsistencies in physics by describing a universe branching with every choice, seeding countless parallel worlds where different events occur. Being aware of multiple ‘realities’ simultaneously isn’t…
close enough to the stars to clamber aboard and talk to zaphod beeblebrox, or jesus or dr who and the whole star wars crew and the seven sister star girls who wouldn’t marry anyone because they were having so much such super cosmic fun.Read More what the koala told me about the birth of the planets
With education in English compulsory, within a few generations, all appropriated children are shaky about their own languages and embarrassed about the apparent inferiority of their own culture, viewed through the largely unconfigurable lenses of the dominant culture.Read More barracking for the underdog