The 2017 Blog

autumn’s preparations

autumn’s preparations

2017-10-11

We’ve passed through the white dew and autumn equinox and are quickly approaching the first hard frosts that signal the onset of winter. With the days noticeably cooler and shorter, the leaves are beginning to fall and our thoughts turn to taking stock and preparing for the coming cycle of the new year. And that […]

Holi – होली

Holi – होली

2017-03-13

Everyone is fair game. Friend or stranger, rich or poor. Man or woman, young and old. Spring has arrived and winter has gone. Evil is destroyed in the consuming fire. Kama returns and Rhada’s face is coloured. We make amends and let go of debts. A day to end conflict and mend our broken past. […]

Purim – פּוּרִים‎

Purim – פּוּרִים‎

2017-03-12

Freilichin Purim “…that they should make them days of feasting and gladness, and of sending portions one to another, and gifts to the poor,”

Kurentovanje – carnivale

Kurentovanje – carnivale

2017-02-28

  Eggs, milk, butter, lard, and flour, it’s time now winter to say goodbye. Martedi grasso, masopust, fastnacht –  we toast the carne vale. With wooden clubs and hedgehog skins and beads, dubloons and throws. Then in fancy dress and masquerade into the street we go. Prepenitent and full of food to ring the pancake […]

incowrimo 2017 – the writing roundup

incowrimo 2017 – the writing roundup

2017-02-27

  Thank You !! – to all the people who participated in this years project, and made it such a successful event. Most importantly a huge congratulations to everyone who signed up, joined in, commented, dropped by and managed to get some handwritten letters into the mail as well. The willingness to take time to […]

Mahashivaratri – महाशिवरात्रि

Mahashivaratri – महाशिवरात्रि

2017-02-26

A belated Mahashivaratri to all. On this full dark night of prayer and contemplation may we come to understand and welcome the dance of life evident in every cell. The source of creation, preservation and dissolution joined to fertility, love and devotion so that we may be gentle and nurturing and free of ignorance and […]

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