8 03, 2017

Harvest Festival and the Goddess

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According to Roman Mythology, Ceres, sister of Jupiter, was in charge of the harvest. If Ceres was upset, the crops could die. Everyone, gods and mortals, worked hard to keep Ceres happy. Back in those days, Ceres had 12 minor gods to assist her with the grain cycle, from planting to harvest to storing... [...]

15 03, 2016

CERES Harvest Festival – peace, prosperity & and eBay goddess

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Victorian state coat of arms A few weeks ago in a newsletter I was digressing about the joy of discovering the cornucopia that's depicted on our very own Victorian coat of arms. Seemingly mundane at first glance, on closer examination I was struck by its offbeat imagery; a  kangaroo levitating in a lavishly decorated medieval jousting helmet while two toga-clad [...]