I am a creator of ceremonies, ritual designer, transformational healer and companion at the thresholds. Inspired by nature, forged by my longing, devoted to remembering. Lover of moss, mushrooms, trees, wild swimming and moonlight.
It is my deepest wish to inspire and support a remembrance of what is sacred in our lives and guide people back home to the natural world. To create and hold space for others to journey within and recognise their innate creativity, wisdom and the unique medicine they bring to life. Through offering a container for transformation, held with the deepest love and respect, I hope to help others access those forgotten treasures that are their gifts to share with the world.
I am devoted to unearthing our indigenous roots here on Brighid's isle and visiting sacred sights, ceremonial landscapes and ancient groves and springs that our ancestors were devoted to, as a way of weaving the memories and stories back together. My love for the natural world and how we as humans can cultivate an intimate, meaningful, reciprocal relationship with the Web of Life is what guides all my Work.
I have been exploring indigenous traditions, ceremony, ritual and story since childhood, and through my studies of History, photography and Shamanism. My ongoing exploration is guided by the question: ‘What gives meaning to human life’? Whilst undertaking a training in Shamanic healing, I was blessed to live in solitude in the ancient woodlands of Sussex, where my deepest training began with Nature as my teacher. It was here that I 're-wilded' myself: coming back in to a conscious and alive relationship with the earth and stars, moon and sun, stones and streams, the plant, tree and fungi kingdoms and my indigenous ancestors.
During this time I was able to cultivate a deep and authentic relationship with myself through ceremony and ritual; drawing upon my intuition and inspiration to explore ways to communicate with the unseen realms. Through this dialogue I realised my strength as a bridge to these realms, offering my hand to others that wished to make the journey. I wanted to explore this deeper and was led to training in Shamanic healing with my dear teachers Jay and Kestrel. To enrich and expand my understanding of ceremony I completed a celebrant training with Glennie Kindred and Annie Keeling in the Peak District. Their green-spirited way resonated with my own and I am extremely grateful for their wisdom and continual support.
I have continued to enrich and expand my ceremonial craft with ongoing training - joining Daniel Foor for his ancestral and ritual courses, making a drum, singing and celebrating the sacred landscapes of Dartmoor with Carolyn Hillier, exploring feminine myth with Sharon Blackie's 'Voices of the Wells' course, and undertaking 'The Journey' and 'The Descent' at Embercombe in Devon, guided by one of our true elders, Mac Macartney. I am always ready to learn more and refine my skills, and thankfully Nature provides an ongoing classroom to meet my curiosity, as I learn more about permaculture, herbalism, foraging, ecology and creativity.
I have been invited to hold a wide range of ceremonies and rituals over the years - from a tree-temple wedding to a Shamanic union blessing; a blessing-way for a pregnant mama to a keening circle at Buddhafields Death Awareness space; seasonal celebrations honouring the Celtic festivals; planting tree celebrations; burying the placenta ceremony; grieving a miscarriage ritual; a women's ceremony to connect to their maternal line and various ancestral, grief and tree ceremonies. All part of the myriad, majestic and mystical aspects of life!
I now live in the vales of Somerset with my son Wren and can be found exploring the old roots of Selwood forest, singing to springs, visiting old trees and tending to the invisible realms!