Coagulatio – becoming earth, becoming spirit

The materialisation of spirit and the spiritualisation of matter. As above, so below. The alchemist’s job is to raise what is earthy to the level of spirit and to bring to through to full incarnation that which is in potential. It is a two way thing. Bring it down, raise it up. Don’t make the…

Kissing the Ground

Today like every other day, we wake up empty and frightened. Don’t open the door to the study and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument.   Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground   (A Coleman Barks rendition of Rumi)

What are the implications of stealing the bees’ honey?

This was my original research question (or one of them) when I started wondering about how to take my doctoral studies forward. The photo underneath here¬†shows a section of one of the brood frames from my hive ‘Audrey’. The honey belongs to the bees, they are making it for stores, and they are raising baby…