Inspiration on Rainy Days
|A Rare Burst of Sun Through the Clouds....|
I've been contemplating the allotment and how I'm going to work with it again this year, trying to learn from my mistakes made and lessons learnt last year. These mainly being that I need to allow more time for it, need to prepare the ground better and to decide to grow fruit and veg that I need and will be used throughout the year, possibly planting with a better idea of crop planning, but hey you live and learn! Bearing in mind that we were pretty much beginners last year we had a fair yield for the time and effort we had put in. Reckon it must have been those incense sticks and whispered requests for blessings to Ker whilst I was planting, as it really wasn't my green fingers, so back to the very start and prepare the land properly, that's going to kill me!
Without the Christmas tree the house
|Ivy Clad Altar|
|Altar Decorations Representing Ker|
|Making Use of the Fir Cones|
Still inspired by the thoughts of decorating the house with what's to hand and what speaks to me of the land and Goddess, I filled a large wooden bowl with remaining pine cones, twigs and bark with a few drops of scented oil on them and placed the remaining candle from the holly wreath in the middle as a centre piece for the coffee table, why should fir cones with a sprinkle of silver and a dusting of white not be a beautiful adornment later into the year? They too can join my Beltane fire...
|The Start of Wheel of Memories|
|Finally Being Used to Keep Memories Safe|
Let's hope I have lots of wonderful memories and gratitudes to safely store in there throughout the year.
I'm off to my first ever wassail next weekend, before you know it I'll be planning one on my mini orchard of 4 trees on our allotment, wait... now that's an idea!
Have a Blessed Week x x x