Category Archives: Other

Demon est Deus inversus

A star in the morning; night and day entwined In liminal afterglow, their passions spent. Lightbringer, your burden is eternal – to pour out Yourself on earth, ecstatic, theopoiesis in reverse. Light of Days, who burns with knowledge of life … Continue reading

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Green Woodpecker

Sitting at my table at home, I am frequently delighted to hear a sudden, sharp laughter coming from the garden. Looking out, I see a visitor, clad in green with a red hat looking back at me. A gnome? A … Continue reading

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A poem for the season

Grey dawn filters through the falling leaves, Pale and soft as life’s last breath. The whisper Of the wind carries not your voice, but your Absence: cold, a shivering chill of recognition. The moon’s time-wrinkled face outlasts its welcome; In … Continue reading

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Book review: Out of the Woods

Cohu, Will. Out of the Woods: the Armchair Guide to Trees. Short Books, 2007. Out of the Woods is an unusual book. On the face of it, it’s a guide to trees, giving you the information you need to identify … Continue reading

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Kubo

Last night, I saw Laika’s new stop-motion animated film, Kubo and the Two Strings. Set in a mythical ancient Japan, the story follows the heroic adventures of Kubo, a young boy on a quest for magical armour. Or that’s the … Continue reading

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Book review: Rewilding our Hearts

Bekoff, Marc. Rewilding our Hearts: Building Pathways of Compassion and Coexistence.  Novato, CA., New World Library, 2014. “When human beings lose their connection to nature, to heaven and earth, then they do not know how to nurture their environment or … Continue reading

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Flying Witch

If you want a peaceful, relaxing escape from the political chaos at the moment (and remember, self-care is important, especially at times like this), you could do a lot worse than checking out the new anime series Flying Witch. I … Continue reading

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