Introduction…. who I am

Welcome to my Orandasite! There’s a blogpost called “Autobiography and vision” with more about who I am.

The lyrics below are from a musical duo Ma Muse                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dX11MEtbkXI

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Hello, I am Marian

“We shall be known by the company we keep, by the ones who circle round to tend these fires. We shall be known by the ones who sow and reap the seeds of change alive from deep within the earth. It is time now. It is time now that we thrive. It is time we lead ourselves into the well. It is time now, and what a time to be alive. In this great turning we shall learn to lead in love. In this great turning we shall learn to lead in love”.

I’m in a good place, as a Capricorn, born on Jan 1st. Rejuvenation and strength increase at a later age in my life. I’ve found that it’s one of the most liberating experiences to move from resistance to surrender and see the world with changed eyes. 

For over 20 years I’ve felt drawn to Devon, each year on the 31st of May I stepped on the ferry from Hook of Holland to Harwich and travelled by train to Totnes. Hopping on the bus to go westward, to Tavistock and Bellever Postbridge where I enjoyed many days in the YHA hostel and returned again and again….. How thrilled I was to see the moors, that vast landscape of Dartmoor, changing colour with cloud-shadows passing by and the rays of the sun peeping through the clouds, shining on the tors and turf of this mysterious landscape. 

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Many traces of settlements, burial mounds, stone rows and stone circles are present on Dartmoor
A walk over the Moors 09-2016 (5)
Dartmoor ponies breed and graze freely on the moors near Horrabridge

Here’s my recent creation of a slideshow with pictures on YouTube:

I’m an explorer of life and love, with a strong drive. I’m born old, in a manner of speaking, taking care of my younger siblings and many domestic tasks at home, from the age of 15. I’m happy that my childhood catches up with me at a later age, inspiring my creativity, trying out if it works this way…. or that way. 

I’m now nourishing also my inner child.DeadFluidIbisbill-max-1mb

Here’s a YouTube interview made in Kew gardens London, June 2011, made by a friend who invited me in her home in London, at the start of my holiday in Cornwall and Devon. It’s my sharing of a life-transforming change and a goodbye to a group of truth-seekers and explorers of life and love, present mainly in the virtual world:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D85X4A3zp6w

Thank you kindly for your visit!  Blessed be, Marian.                  

                      

Marian with stars 1981
During my student years at the Academy of Art in the 70’s

“—- to be inaccessible does not mean to hide or to be secretive. It doesn’t mean that you cannot deal with people either. A hunter uses his world sparingly and with tenderness regardless of whether the world might be things, or plants, or animals, or people, or power. A hunter deals intimately with his world and yet he is inaccessible to that same world. He is inaccessible because he’s not squeezing his world out of shape. He taps it lightly, stays for as long as he needs to, and then swiftly moves away leaving hardly a mark.”

from  the book Journey to Ixtlan by Carlos Castaneda.

Copyright2012@tHeArTofCare

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