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Christmas Readings Offer

I want to make a special offer to any of you who would like to have a recorded reading from me to get one at a really discounted rate over Christmas leading up to New Year. This is the deal – you can book a 30 minute reading and I will send you an mp3 recording of it by email to listen to at your leisure. This can be either for you or for a loved one. The cost is … Continue reading

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Getting a Spiritual Hair Cut

It struck me as quite funny how surrendering to divine will can be a bit like getting a hair cut. You suddenly have a flash of inspiration and decide to have a really radical haircut, so different from what you currently have, it’s like night and day. But then the mind kicks in and you end up only having an inch or two snipped. After a short while you realise that more needs to go and so off you go … Continue reading

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Mandala Oracle Deck Giveaway in Celebration of the Launch

A huge thank you to everyone who came and took part in the mandala oracle deck giveway I ran this week. So today I collected all the names together and put them in the pot for the draw. This short video shares with you what  happened. Have a look to see if you won the deck. I’ll be in touch with you to get the shipping details and make sure the deck starts its travels to you as soon as … Continue reading

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Opening the Heart Chakra – the Cosmic Web February Challenge 2013

It’s amazing how quickly a month passes by. So here we are once again with the submissions for our Cosmic Web monthly challenge in February. Our group has its origins on Etsy but extends to other platforms, primarily Facebook, where we have a space to share ideas and exchange information. The Cosmic Web is a group of artisans with a spiritual basis who have come together to support each other in marketing our artwork and increasing visibility for our shops. … Continue reading

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Presenting the Gallery from the Third Mantangle Challenge

It’s time to make the presentation again and I’m sure that the whole mantangle thing doesn’t need an introduction any more, but for those of you who are visiting for the first time, you might want to check out this blog post which explains where it all came from: The First Mantangle Challenge. Well this time round the set challenge was to include a circle, a triangle and a square. Any form of resist could be used as well as … Continue reading

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Celebrating 1,000 Likes on my Facebook Silkandart Page

As most of you will be aware we are not allowed to express our joy and gratitude on Facebook by offering thank you gifts in return for support we have had from all of you over the months and years. For this reason I am inviting you to come and visit my blog as an independent space to let you know how thrilled I am that my Silkandart page has grown to over 1,000 ‘Likes’. It’s so lovely to see … Continue reading

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What’s the GAC (Glastonbury Art Collective) up to Now?

It’s been a month since the Glastonbury Art Collective presented its first ever art exhibition in Glastonbury, spearheaded by Jessica Morris and held in the Grail Centre, Chilkwell Street. For those of you who didn’t manage to get down to the venue in person, here is a short video I made of the exhibits by following this link: Glastonbury Art Collective Exhibition. But it’s always really interesting to see what is happening in the aftermath of these events as artists … Continue reading

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Silk Painting and Mandalas in Lincombe Barn, Bristol

Silk painting is such a joy to do and it’s even more joy when others join you in a group. And I had that pleasure at the weekend when 3 other aspiring silk painters met with me to create their own silk mandalas. We were in a venue I haven’t worked in before. Lincombe Barn is the home of the Downend Folkhouse Association, just past Bristol City limits, a few metres into South Gloucestershire. It was such a beautifully warm … Continue reading

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Meeting with Jessica Rachelle Morris in the Grail Centre Glastonbury

I had the real pleasure of being able to interview the lovely Jessica Morris in the Grail Centre in Glastonbury yesterday afternoon. Jessica, who grew up in Melbourne but is of British descent, is the brainchild behind the upcoming art exhibition that is to be held within the framework of Glastonbury’s first ever Fringe Festival. She recently created an artists collective – the Glastonbury Arts Collective (GAC) – and from that gave birth to an amazing exhibition which is due … Continue reading

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Embodying the Divine Femine – White Tara and Her Spiritual Sisters

Recently I had a Vedic astrology reading done for me by Sean Campbell, an acupuncturist who bases his work on your astrological chart, and it unveiled very many unexpected challenges that I had never really given much thought to in the past. Although I had felt very drawn to Isis and Mary Magdalene over the years and had been inspired to paint these aspects or expressions of the Divine Feminine, I didn’t equate working with them as a way of … Continue reading

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