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Quest for Catrin: Photographic Adventure—Celtic Spiritual Warrior (Part 6)

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Tweet  The images of myth are reflections of the spiritual  potentialities of every one of us. Through contemplating these, we evoke these powers in our lives — Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth Quest for Catrin: Photographic Adventure—Celtic Spiritual Warrior (Part 6) Photographic Journey On June 13, 2012 the photographic adventure was completed with my eleven-year-old […]

Quest for Catrin: Photographic Adventure—Celtic Spiritual Warrior (Part 5)

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Tweet   Since brevity is the soul of wit, I will be brief,” said Polonius in HAMLET—wise advice for writers. Quest for Catrin: Photographic Adventure of Celtic Spiritual Warrior (Part 5) Photographic Journey Finally on June 13, 2012 the photographic adventure was completed with my eleven-year-old granddaughter, Maylin, who posed as Catrin—the Celtic spiritual warrior in my unpublished […]

Quest for Catrin: Photographic Adventure—Celtic Spiritual Warrior (Part 4)

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Tweet Quest for Catrin: Photographic Adventure—Celtic Spiritual Warrior (Part 4) On his first expedition to Britain in 55 BC, Julius Caesar wrote in Conquest of Gaul the following description of the coastal white cliffs: “…on his approach the whole line of hills crowned with the armed forces of the enemy. There was so little space between […]

Quest for Catrin: Photographic Adventure—Celtic Spiritual Warrior (Part 3)

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Tweet     I have fled in the shape of a raven of prophetic speech —Taliesin’s Song of his Origins, 6th century Raven Tattoo One of the challenges in the photo shoot was to transform my eleven-year-old granddaughter, Maylin, into the adolescent Celtic warrior princess, Catrin—the heroine in APOLLO’S RAVEN. Isabelle Kai, a makeup artist from Boulder, […]

Quest for Catrin: Photographic Adventure (Part 1)

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Tweet Quest for Catrin: Photographic Adventure (Part 1) Inception In April, Rebekah West and I met for lunch to catch-up on our new life adventures. We first met in 1999 when I signed-up for a flamenco class in which she was the instructor. Rebekah inspired women like me to combine grace, strength, and rhythm through […]

Quest for Catrin: Adventures in Massilia Roman Empire (Modern Marseille) (Part 6)

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Tweet Quest for Catrin: Adventures in Gaul (Part 6) Massilia Roman Empire (modern Marseille, France) Mediterranean Sea Adventure Leaving the coastal town of Marseille, France—the ancient site of Massilia—my daughter, Sonja, and I took a sea adventure on a motorboat to Cassis.   Against the backdrop of towering white cliffs, the Mediterranean Sea was turquoise […]

Quest for Catrin: Adventures in Gaul (Part 5)

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Tweet Quest for Catrin: Adventures in Gaul (Part 5) Massilia Roman Gaul (modern Marseille, France) Continuing the journey that Catrin takes in APOLLO’S RAVEN, Sonja and I enjoyed exploring the town center of Marseille, France—the ancient site of Massilia Gaul—next to the harbor where several open storefronts were ready for business and ships were waiting […]

Quest for Catrin: Adventures in Gaul (Part 4)

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Tweet ADVENTURES IN GAUL (PART 4) Massilia Roman Gaul (Marseille, France) Sonja and I continued our journey on a train heading south alongside the Rhone River to the coastal town of Marseille, France—the ancient site of Massilia Roman Gaul where Catrin, Celtic warrior princess, and Marcellus, her Apollo-like Roman love interest, journey in APOLLO’S RAVEN. […]