The Evolution of the Runic Alphabets: Elder Futhark, Anglo-Saxon Futhorc, and Younger Futhark Runes

23 September 2018, 03h45: Spring Equinox for the Southern Hemisphere Today is the spring equinox – it is the day of the year where the hours of darkness and daylight are equal for both the Southern and Northern Hemispheres. Southern countries witness a spectacular display of renewal and rebirth, sprouting forth from the foundation of [...]

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A Meditation in Ink #2: Bamboo Study, One of the Four Gentlemen

The first lesson in Japanese Ink Wash Technique is painting the series of 'The Four Gentlemen' plants, where the bamboo represents the second of these (First of The Four Gentlemen: Orchid). The bamboo is a noble plant because of its strength and flexibility. The leaves are painted in a series of short strokes, the number [...]

A Meditation in Ink #1: Orchid Study, One of the Four Gentlemen

I have recently started Japanese Ink-Painting (also known as Suiboku(ga) or Sumi-e), however I cannot find the right supplies here in South Africa. I found some of the ink on one site, but its too expensive for something I am just experimenting with and I have had no luck with the brushes or ink stones. [...]

Metaphysical Art #1: Evil Eye Digital Protective Wards (Free Downloads)

This post was inspired by Benebell and her Evil Eye | Bell Chimes In #12 YouTube video. After watching her video and reading the post that inspired her (The Evil Eye is Alive and Well by Avalon Cameron) I wondered why there aren't any digital wards against this affliction seeing as it can traverse digital and [...]