Tag Archives: seasons

The Fruits of HEGEMONE

HEGEMONE was one of the Greek Graces. She is a fecund Goddess sitting on fertile ground admiring the manifestation of her fruits. Her responsibility is to offer her divine energy to the plants of the earth which would then blossom and … Continue reading

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Melissa at the hearth of her hive …..🐝

Today we reach the Winter solstice, and are reminded that we are at the darkest point of our year, and from now we can look forward to the reborn light.  I celebrate this turning of the seasons with a print  … Continue reading

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LAIMA – cuckoo of the Lime tree

The Cuckoo is a fine bird, She sings as she flies; She brings us good tidings, She tells us no lies. She sucks little birds’ eggs To make her voice clear; And when she sings “Cuckoo,” The summer is near. … Continue reading

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Danu-Brigit and the blood red rose ….

Bright blessings to all at this time of the Celtic fire festival of Imbolc which means“in the belly”. It is said people once looked upon the Earth at this time of the year as resembling a young pregnant Goddess in … Continue reading

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The Knot of Isis and the Philae spacecraft…..

Yesterday The Philae robot probe landed on a comet. The name Philae is the name of an ancient Egyptian temple complex . The temple was dedicated to Isis . Synchronistically I had planned to work on this plate of ISIS … Continue reading

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Juno Caprotina…..Goddess of fertility….

I printed 2 autumn equinox goddesses this year …this is the second one. Juno was the ancient Roman goddess of women and marriage, identified with the Greek goddess Hera. As the highest deity in the Roman pantheon next to Jupiter, … Continue reading

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Pomona Goddess of the Orchards….

This is a print I have just pulled to mark the Autumn Equinox ( a little late I know but my studio has been closed)…… Pomona is a Roman Goddess with unusually no Greek counterpart.  A Goddess of fruitful abundance … Continue reading

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Queens of Summer….

At this time I  have been drawn to 2 feminine archetypes . Firstly to Persephone – Goddess and Queen of the Underworld who blooms brightly at the height of the Summer. Her Earth mother , Demeter is happy and abundant … Continue reading

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Beltane …The Sacred Marriage

Beltane – When  we celebrate  fertility, the sacred marriage, and the union of Heaven and Earth.  This print forms part of my recent re exploration of Alchemy. It depicts the Rosarium where the Great Work takes place. Within we can … Continue reading

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As above so below……Ovum Philosophicum

This Alchemical print  shows the Hermetic sealed egg within which ‘The Great Work’ takes place.  It is deep in the earth and the flowers of spring above are abundantly growing.  It is said that alchemists began their work in the … Continue reading

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