Well, by now you can’t have failed to notice..that the whole World is heading for a cataclysmic event of epistopic proportions.. (epic is such a common word now..so am borrowing `epistopic’ from the Doctor Who series itself!).
Actually it’s not cataclysmic …but jubilant and utterly Celebratory!
No other TV show has been going on for 50 yrs – yes okay with a few years of break in the middle! But that’s like a person going all recluse for few years and returning to family & friends.. What matters is when it started..and if it’s still `alive’ 🙂 Besides, in the `gap years’ there have been plenty of audio & video dramas of Doctor Who stories.. starring actual past `Doctors’ ..so I call that a good continuity!
Right.. I have much to say about a Hero and a show that has inspired me, seen me through personal hard times, propelled me to go on and do a Physics Degree, turn my hate of History & Sociology into deep interests and much more..
But ..bit busy right now..!
So I’ll start ..by sharing some of my recent art works/ graphics…modeled on the `Time Lord mythos’ ..as it becomes applicable to my own life. (not that you’ll know..unless you are a close friend ..)
The personal story so far…
The original TimeLine graphics (above) shows me at various events..wearing masks (for Pagan ceremonies etc).. and key points.. with key people (partner, sister)..
But the one below is a variation on my original `TimeLine’ graphics…but with a Halloween Twist (with `Death’) in the middle.. It’s as if other forces have started to interfere with my timelines.. (bit like when the `Great Intelligence’ jumped into the Doctor’s time-steam in `The Name of the Doctor’)
And below you can see a recent one I started to do.. called `Regeneration’ ..as a result of personal stuff…! (yes I really was going through difficult times in my life ..this whole year has been like that- sadly).
On an artistic level, this (above) shows two separate `worlds’ merging.. (the outdoor nature shot is taken in Euston, London, and the indoor shot is part of the Westminster tube station, London.. and the Tardis is a photo of the model that is outside Earl’s Court tube station, London)..and me..well, that’s a photo of me in my room.. ! 🙂 The `jacket’ of course is my 9 year old `tribal jacket’ (that I wear for rituals in woodlands..)
This then leads into the one below.. called `UnRegenerate’ .. and it takes the concept of a Regeneration `going wrong’.. (as in the case of when The Master trying to regenerate beyond his 12th incarnation in the `Deadly Assassin’ (Tom Baker story set in Gallifrey). I used the same background graphics as before..but used a new photo of me being in my comfy night robes at home..
This then leads me to a strange one in the middle.. `Shadow Hunter’. The idea is that the `Regeneration’ has gone a bit warped..creating a fractured / splintered personality.. ie the Shadow.. of the Self.
And all this finally brings about a happy resolution..which is.. `Manifestations’ – where the process is complete, and a more settled `new’ self finally surfaces and..settles.. 🙂 ..and about time too…’cos it’ll be my birthday soon.. ! ps. If I ever run a big magical empowering conference or something ( a festival) I’d call it.. `Mani-Fest’ of course… a play on words..my name..and festival..but also about manifesting your own realities..:-)
And that brings me to something else that I shall blog later this evening.. something that will blow you side-ways..to know ab out the good Doctor Who.. !
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