most wild creatures when disturbed or frightened, the scorpion will
attack to kill. If she feels that the situation is without hope
she will take her own life rather than be taken by another.
proud, bold Boadicea or Boudica (which means Victoria or victory)
British queen of the Iceni tribe, rallied her people to confront
the might of the invading Roman army. After successfully burning
the towns of Lincoln and London she was overwhelmed and captured.
Rather than being taken prisoner she took her own life through
scorpion is a beautiful creature often found in dark places. Her
heavily armoured body and long tail are exquisitely proportioned.
She seeks the privacy of hidden places, dark places…….
winter, the night of the dark moon. A time of year when the veils
between worlds are at their finest. A time for death, a time for
fire. The passion of icy fire.
is the Queen of the Underworld. The keeper of hidden things, secret
knowledge, buried treasure.
tail will strike with cruel intensity, a lightning blow at who
would dare to lift her mask, to look behind into her armoured
the heart of darkness lies the seed of light. The passion before
the flame. It is here that the phoenix waits, ready to shake her
wings and rise above the cold ashes of death into the blaze of
is the Lady of death and rebirth. Of transformation. The sting
of her tail, once used to destroy, now sharpens the steel of her
blade, for warrior she is and her cruelty now transformed into
acute awareness enables her to venture fearless into the wounds
of those around her.
sensitive to another's pain, her heart swells with compassion
and she will readily offer herself, her strength and her passion
even to the point of self sacrifice.