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CHLORIS and the creation of the Rose

Summer Solstice blessings ❤️ Chloris is the Greek Goddess of flowers who dwelt in the Elysian fields, the Land of the blessed dead. It is said that one morning Chloris stumbled upon the lifeless body of a woodland nymph. She breathed … Continue reading

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The Nurturance of CAPELLA AMALTHEA ⭐️

AMALTHEA (Greek for tender goddess) was the she-goat nurse of the god Zeus . She lived in a cave high up in the mountains. When Zeus was born in Crete, his mother  to protect him from his father’s murderous tendencies, … Continue reading

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Echo’s lament for Narcissus

Echo was an Oread, a mountain nymph. She had a reputation for talking rather a lot and used this skill to distract Hera from searching for her husband Zeus who is conducting numerous affairs. As a punishment, Hera takes away … Continue reading

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Euphrosyne – Goddess of Mirth and Joyfulness

  This is my last print until Autumn and I decided to end on a high note with one of the 3 graces – Euphrosyne..this print is dedicated to all my friends and family with love and happiness for the … Continue reading

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Venus – the star, the heart and the rose ….

                          “Venus favors the bold”……Ovid April 20th …Today the Sun moves into the astrological sign of Taurus which is ruled by the planet and Goddess Venus ❤️  this is my latest drypoint print to honour her energy.                                                                                                                                                      … Continue reading

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ASTARTE SYRIACA – A Yule prayer

 When I am overcome by Weakness  by Syrian poet Najat Abdul Samad When I am overcome with weakness, I bandage my heart with a woman’s patience in adversity.I bandage it with the upright posture of a Syrian woman who is … Continue reading

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Cerise and Reuben….a Love story

A  Love story ..a story of love-sickness oh! how it hurts ….. inspired by an event put on by the Drawing Circus from Brighton 💜 and the song  “Cerise and Reuben” by Robert Hunter and Gerry Garcia of the Grateful … Continue reading

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