Scared of Death?

Scared of Death?

I know some of you will have a visceral reaction to seeing the skull in this post, go back ten years and I would have – especially if it was facing forward. Yet this is my face without all the gunk on it. This is all of us. So why have skulls become synonymous...
Santa Muerte – The Pretty Lady

Santa Muerte – The Pretty Lady

This is one very special Mexican folk saint with epithets such as the Godmother, the bony lady, the skinny lady, the powerful lady, the sister and a few more.  The relationship many of her followers have with her is a very personal one where she walks beside you in...
Working with Baron Samedi

Working with Baron Samedi

This is not the first time I have mentioned Baron Samedi in my blog as he makes himself know from time to time – generally with a warning or when I need the to take a more serious tone than I do when working with Papa Ghede. Over the past month Baron Samedi has...
The Three Graves…

The Three Graves…

I was exhausted. It had been an emotional day filled with turmoil, pain and uncertainty. It got to 10.30 at night and I just didn’t want to be conscious any more so headed to bed with the hope of some oblivion. As I lay there, my body starting to relax, I felt...