Weaving A Dream
Location: Ladygrove, Matlock, Derbyshire, UK
Date: 31st October 2014 – 31st July 2015
This project begins on the Celtic festival of Samhain – The Celtic New Year, when the veils between the worlds are thinnest.
We locate a site next to the stream, so that the entrance will look south to watch the sun lift into the valley.
First we set a stone floor to form a dry, sitting base.
Four Ash poles to construct the framework, and an eight-
The subsequent formation of the shelter dips through periods of activity, rest and dormancy.
The horizontal weaving is with Silver Birch branch. A final burst of activity in July and it reaches completion on 31st July – a Full Blue Moon in Aquarius.
A place to sit
To feel safe
To ponder the possibility of New Futures
New ways of Thought
New ways of living
As we tread lightly on this planet