rise and root



The Flame Haired Solstice Dreamer

Cold winter brings the Everfrost and jewels every tree
In a forest new as birth and old as old can be
A flame~haired dreamer wanders there and shelters from the wind
And spins her dreams around the trees to break the ties that bind
She takes her thread and spins anew and how the Greenwood smiles
As she spins a spell for freedom and for her spirit Wylde

The dreamer finds an ancient oak and shelters in his lee
In a forest new as birth and old as old can be
Tis summer now and birdsong weaves its magick through her spells
And humming bees drum drowsily in the foxglove's bells
The dreamer sits beneath the oak with yarn upon her knee
And spins and knits and weaves her dreams and sets her spirit free

"When birds fall from the sky and the animals are dying, a new tribe of people...shall come unto the earth from many colors, classes, creeds, who by their actions and deeds shall make the earth green again. they will be known as the warriors of the Rainbow"

Hopi Prophecy

~grrl-cave update~

lizzie, you may move in, i wont tell anyone except our dear wild roses :)

yarrow, the chamomile lawn sounds perfect!

well the hunt for the grrl-cave is still ongoing with a few second hand ones having a keen eye kept on them but swampy has found a site that produces new ones and delivers at a very very reasonable price.

we have decided how to place it in the garden as well...

in the picture below, see the fence next to the bird house?
well its being placed with the back along this fence because we realised to have it up in the corner facing the house we would have to disturb our well established Banksia Rose.

i was also sitting at my desk yesterday which faces south/south-west and realised how blinding (but lovely) the sun is, so decided i would rather have the windows facing north/north-east which would mean i can see the pond and wee waterfall from the window.

and the area between the cave and the pond will be my outdoor yoga/contemplation area...*sigh* its all working out 'perfik'

placing it against the side fence actually means that i can have a slightly larger grrl-cave


swampy has even drawn some rough plans for the interior as he is going to custom build me a corner desk and fit a rack to one end for me to hang Evangeline from.

so now the hunt is on for a nice comfy chair in which to read, meditate, crochet and a fold up one that can hang on the wall when i am not at my desk working.

plus i keep thinking of decoration...well who wouldnt?!

i will of course be going for the whole eclectic, bohemian thing

plants to go on the shelves
lanterns to hang outside

swampy is going to hook up a couple of electric sockets so i can have a lamp, use my sewing machine but shall i tell you a secret?

i am hoping its going to be large enough so that i can have a wee little wood burner in one corner, just big enough to sit a kettle or coffee pot and to enjoy the warmth of on cold days and nights.

can you just imagine it?!


jill said...

Laoi you sound as if you could well be spending a lot of time in your cave its going to be lovely.I have given my little attic room (cave) some thought and im going to decorate it some time soon.Love Jill xxx Hope you are well xx

~Willow~ said...

*squeeeeee!* indeed!!!!

like I said before... you lucky lucky girl :-)

blessings, Willow xXx

Becky said...

Can i move in!!!, sounds lovely, cant wait to see it x

Rose said...

*happy dance* it sounds so very, very perfect! What is Evangeline though?

Lizziefae theglitterwitch said...

Yesssss!! But I may never leave .....;-) x

All things share the same breath~the beast, the tree, the man, the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.

Chief Seattle

Johney Gaul~1915

Johney Gaul~1915
1890-17 september 1918~France