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Winter Solstice | Thoughts on the Well Dressing – the Returning Light

The foundation of this Winter Solstice dressing is made from yew (Taxus baccata) and larch (Larix decidua), symbols of transformation, rebirth and spiritual connection. Simply as an evergreen, the yew represents perpetual life and hope; whilst birch (Betula pendula) acknowledges the turning of the Wheel. With them is holly (Ilex aquifolium) for protection and in[…]Read more…

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Together

Be not dishearten’d—Affection shall solve the problems of Freedom yet;Those who love each other shall become invincible- From Over the carnage rose prophetic a voice – Walt Whitman This is the time of year for drawing in. As the hours of daylight lessen and the sun sits lower in the sky, we look for shelter[…]Read more…