Cosy Chat with Intuitive Photographer, Kim Griffin

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I’m delighted to welcome Kim J Griffin of 2ndSightPics to join me by the fire for a cosy chat. Kim brings her paganism and deep love of nature to her photography, and produces beautiful pictures that really highlight the magic in nature. She has entranced me with her images, so I was really excited when she agreed to come for a chat. Here we talk about the connection between intuition and creativity, as well as paganism, nature and the environment.

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Avalon: Myth, Magic & the Divine Feminine

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I’ve always loved the Mists of Avalon, Marian Zimmer Bradley’s most famous book. I read it as a teenager and it took me to a different reality, one that has always stayed with me. I remember being distinctly disappointed that Priestess of Avalon wasn’t an actual job I could aim for. I haven’t read the book in years, but recently I have found myself being drawn back into thoughts of Avalon and the Triple Goddess that lies at the heart of the story. I’ve also had a hankering to make my first visit to Glastonbury, and I don’t mean the music festival. But what is the draw? And what did Marion Zimmer Bradley tap into when she wrote that classic story? Did Avalon ever truly exist?

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Synchronicities: Messages from the Universe

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Last year my parents, my sister and her husband went to India. They were going just before Christmas, so there was lots of talk of presents and I asked them to bring me back a Goddess. ‘What kind of goddess do you want?’ they asked. ‘A picture or a statue? And which goddess are you after?’ After all, there’s no shortage of goddesses to choose from in India. I was irritatingly vague. ‘You’ll know,’ I said. ‘Just choose the goddess that calls to you. The one you love will be the right one.’

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