Categories for Dave Wardman

Cartography

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Cartography Dave Wardman “Midway upon the journey of our lifeI found myself within a forest dark,For the straightforward pathway had been lost. Ah me! how hard a thing it is to sayWhat was this forest savage, rough, and stern,Which in the very thought renews the fear. So bitter is it, death is little more;But of the good to treat, which there I found,Speak will I of the other things I saw there. I cannot well repeat how there I entered,So ...Read More

Physical Alchemy – Neo-guild Structure for the 21st Century

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[*] Historical perspectives   One of the long term projects happening behind the scenes at Physical Alchemy involves changes to the architecture behind the method and rekindling of the idea of a Guild as a central hub for education. In medieval cities people gathered together in guilds based on their crafts. These guilds often had a primary physical location – a guild hall – which functioned as a central meeting area where the members of the guild could work their ...Read More

The Crafting of a Diagram [Cerberus Diagram]

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“[The seer Teiresias (Tiresias) performs necromancy :] Then he summons the spirits of the dead, and thee who rulest the spirits [Haides], and him [Kerberos (Cerberus)] who blocks the entrance to the Lethaean stream.”  Seneca, [Oedipus 559 ff] Although I teach physical re-patterning work, whence I have a precious moment of time to look into other people doing wonderful things around the world I do not really find myself looking at the somewhat related fields of movement, S&C, martial arts, ...Read More