Friday, September 30, 2005

Diwali lights for Vi

The next traveller's celebration day at the Gypsy Camp will be Vi's birthday on November 1.
I have just been down to the Gypsy Camp for a cup of tea, and they tell me that as November 1 is also Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights, they will be hanging up lights through the trees and the caravans in honor of the Goddess Lakshmi, who brings good fortune.

The Gypsy King has decreed that Vi will be a Goddess for her birthday and that it will be celebrated with lights - doesn't matter what kind, candles, stars, sunshine, sparkling gems, lanterns, campfires - Vi will be bathed in the light of our love and respect for her.

It sounds like it will be a lovely night and though I know October31/November 1 will be a busy time with all the activities planned, I do hope you can make it.

If you want to know more about Diwali, try


At 2:49 PM, Blogger Heather Blakey said...

Many of us will be there to celebrate with Vi. What a lovely place the Gypsy Camp has become. Of course, I love it when it is quiet and still and everyone is sleeping, even the dogs.


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