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Thoughts on the Summer Solstice Well Dressing: Strength of Heart and Mind

A dressing created on Solstice Eve, in the softening light of the summer sun, reflected in our Well lantern(s) and candles. Healing herbs and flowers ~ calendula, jasmine, hypericum, lemon balm, yarrow; and golden roses to offer comfort in times of grief and loss. All small beacons honouring the sun’s light, warmth and power. The[…]Read more…

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Well lantern candle dressing ~ Unity & strength in diversity

‘There is no power on Earth that can withstand the united co-operation on spiritual levels of men and women of goodwill everywhere’ Wellesley Tudor Pole With this dressing, I will let each flower speak for itself … And just say that each bloom shines more brightly because of its equal value to and support for[…]Read more…

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Baby Birds at the Well

We’ve had to put in a noise complaint with Mother Nature ~ due to the volume of chirping coming from newly fledged and baby birds. The worst culprits are a band of delightfully fat and fluffy coal tits as they bounce around the garden looking for food, sometimes joined by a group of long tailed[…]Read more…

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Thoughts on the Spring Equinox well dressing

I worked on the foliage base for the dressing last night, using Hypericum perforatum (St John’s Wort). I used this partly because the shrub it came from needed pruning and partly because St John’s Wort offers gentle support for anxiety and depression. When I came back early this morning, parts of it were starting to[…]Read more…