Lemuralia – Banishing Malevolent Ancestral Spirits

Lemuralia, also called Lemuria, was a festival observed in ancient Rome to banish malevolent spirits of one’s ancestors from one’s house. To cleanse the house, the head of the household had to wake at midnight and wash his hands three times. Then, while walking barefoot throughout the house, he would throw black beans over his … Continue reading Lemuralia – Banishing Malevolent Ancestral Spirits

Shadow Work

Donkey and Raven are engaging in some voice dialogue with the shadow to establish this aspects narrative.

Life is Adventuring

  My old school song began with the lines "Life is Adventuring, beyond the far horizon". I honestly cannot remember the rest of the song but I do know that life is an adventure when you have lots of coloured pencils, and are able to travel through a portal into another universe, prance along with … Continue reading Life is Adventuring

Nothing Ventured! Nothing Gained!

Raven: "Nothing ventured! Nothing gained! Right?" Donkey: "I am hoping we don't regret following this piper?" Raven: " Well if we don't take the risk we might miss an important opportunity!" Donkey: "Ben Franklin also said that lost time is never found again!"

What’s Over There?

Distracted, donkey leaves it in Raven's hands to find out more about the distant castle! The bird does seem to have the knack of finding out what they need to know.

Lingering Longer

One of the joys of having no advanced booking is that you can linger longer and enjoy living like a local with new friends.

Lemurian Healer

After an encounter with a giant, Raven needed a spot of healing from this Lemurian Elf. Happily, thanks to the healing hands of the elf, Donkey and Raven are back on the road again.

To Wait! To Go?

"Another of the piper's madcap schemes" thought Donkey! "We are supposed to be Waiting for Godot! Hey Raven! Will we wait or will we go?" Heather Blakey March 2018

Spirit Guides Meeting

My spirit guides meeting on a Lemurian Road! Heather Blakey March 2018

Building Upon Ancestral Foundations

Over 52 weeks I will be learning all about how to live and work creatively. My teachers are Aussie birds and animals. It is week four and the creative force has produced the Possum to build on the lessons that Australian birds, animals and habitat are initiating. The tradition of using possum skins for the … Continue reading Building Upon Ancestral Foundations

Create Colourful Portraitures

Over 52 weeks I will be learning all about how to live and work creatively. My teachers are Aussie birds and animals. It is week three and the creative force has produced the Musk Lorikeet to build on the lessons that Australian birds, animals and habitat are initiating. They talk with their beaks full of … Continue reading Create Colourful Portraitures

Tarot Story Starters

Sometimes, when I need fuel injected creativity, I turn to a Tarot deck. This deck is far from complete, but there are some stories lying behind my version of the Tarot. 2010 was a traumatic year for me so there were many swords appearing in my drawings. Heather Blakey Pencil Drawings 2010

An Inner World Revealed

This is a collection of drawings I did while I was travelling, with a host of companions,   in Lemuria. Many of these are self-portraits!  Over a five year period,  while my late husband was battling cancer, and often confined to bed, I spent my nights drawing, Looking at these drawing now I can see that … Continue reading An Inner World Revealed