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PALIOXIS -The Spirit of strategic RETREAT

The winged Greek Goddess Palioxis is the personification of strategic retreat, who flew high above the battlefield spreading her wings and her wisdom. It is said she was the daughter of Eris, Goddess of strife. In the I Ching the hexagram … Continue reading

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NYX in the Cave of Night

Today marks the darkest  night of the year, and so I am marking this powerful and liminal time with my recent print of NYX, the Greek goddess who was the NIGHT. She was seen as the source from which all … Continue reading

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The Descent of Innana …

The wonderful age old myth of the descent of Innana is probably 6,000 years old. She was a powerful Queen – Goddess that presided over Love, fertility and in later years, War. Her temples abound along the Euphrates and the … Continue reading

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Medusa with wound and Mask…

The Goddess Medusa was one of the 3 gorgons. Initially beautiful she was then transformed into a terrifying sight with snakes in her hair. Perseus eventually severed her head and used it for Power. Robert Graves reminds us that the … Continue reading

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