A Story of Dionysos and Madness

Once upon a time, years ago, I tried to offer my madness to Dionysos. I was very young and very sick and very tired. At 18, I had already experienced more madness than most people will undergo throughout their whole lives. I felt like I was living with one foot in the grave and the … Continue reading A Story of Dionysos and Madness

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Anthesteria 2018: Whose Carthasis is it Anyway?

I celebrated Anthesteria last month but wasn't ready to write about it until now. For those unfamiliar, Anthesteria is the Festival of Flowers in Hellenic religion. It is set in the spring and involves opening the new bottles of wine that had been preparing over winter. Anthesteria lasts for 3 days, and each day honours … Continue reading Anthesteria 2018: Whose Carthasis is it Anyway?