apples and plums
I just stumbled upon an apple and plum tree whilst walking with my brother and dog. I sense plum wine and cider in later summer. oh the joys of the wild forager :)
me and Dave are off to Greece!! right meow right...
excited about stars and brandy times :) bye bye England
I lit fires at Forest School with the kids and tonight I am off to Greece :D very excited
Summer Solstice tomorrow
merry meet lovely people :) I do not know what I am going to do. Most likely make something outdoors with the children all day and then go for a forest walk. I will be busy because I am off to Greece at 2am. There is always time to think about summer though. We could make flower crows again.
I have Walden: Life in the Woods, by Henry David Thoreau to read in Greece next week. Also I have a book on earth wisdom, creating ceremony and my primary school teaching handbook. That one is a beast. Fuck, I love books.
buron asked: Hello.. Just seen your message. Originally from sunny Birmingham! Lived in a few places though- Swansea, Somerset, Carmarthenshire.. Don't overlook West Wales in your short-list of places to create your Shangri-La- Pembrokeshire or Carmarthenshire would be perfect.. a really beautiful part of the country x
tatteredbanners-deactivated2013 asked: Hi! Sadly I only had three days in Finland, and then over a week in Sweden. But those three days were indeed pretty magical! The forests and lakes were mindblowing, and the wildlife is gorgeous. I've been aching since I came back, I want to return there as soon as possible. We don't really have any wilderness left in England, and there's something that just feels "right"...
many antlered deer in mythology?
In Princess Mononoke there is the many antlered human faced deer creature who is the spirit of the forest. Recently I saw Snow White and the Huntsman and there is the same imagery with the many antlered deer of the forest. I doubt that this is just plagerism of Mayazaki. Surely it must be inspired by actual mythology. Here is some of my findings: I had a little internet search and what came up...
They don’t teach you this in school. They don’t show you the beauty of existing,...– Literature On High (via thefreenomad) but they should! I will try :)