“To have unruly hair is to indicate a separation from conventional society, a sign of someone who flouts the rules, whose ideas are different from the norm and whose long hair is a symbol of liberation from the constraints of society. This is not a recent symptom of societal changes but predates the time when people wore flowers in their hair in the 1960’s and 70’s. Traditionally, witches and wizards had unruly and disheveled hair and lived apart from their neighbours, as did the hermit, whose long robe and tangled hair are an archetypal uniform. The ‘mad professor’ who teeters between genius and insanity is given away by his hair, which stands on end.”
“Our hair is a symbol of our individuality, and to make someone cut or shave his hair is to wield power over that person”
From the Element Encyclopedia of Secret Signs and Symbols by Adele Nozedar
Such a busy year, meeting so many inspiring and interesting people, who are either, maintaining their maturing locks or who have decided to begin the hair locking journey. Thank you for making that choice to have your locks croched by me. Everyone a pleasure, everyone a personal interaction and an exchange of energy and everyone, individual, diverse and mind expanding.
I am so privileged to have been given these skills and to help each and everyone, that steps through my door, with their personal Jata journey. I give thanks everyday, to the universe and all those I meet through JataDreads.
A few of the heads I’ve done from August to December 2017
I’d like to begin with saying a huge thank you to everyone who has trusted me with their JataDread journey. I am sorry that I have to do this but my hourly rate will be increasing to £20 as off 1st January 2018. I don’t like having to do this but my study fees have also increased and I use all the money I earn from locking hair to pay for my Yoga studies. I hope you all understand.
Here are some recent fresh locks and tidy-ups from June till August 2017
Here is some locks that I’ve either started as fresh locks or tidied up since my last post in February 2017. Happy days x
Enjoying making friends with this spirit. Lovely day of caring and sharing.
Just washed them, they feel lovely. Tomorrow, I’ll do some maintenance, parting, matt roots and hand rolling. I’ll do them all again just before the festive break, when I’ll spend time tidying them up.
Fabulous day spent tidying these locks. A spirit that cares about their world, we talked and talked and laughed. Feeling blessed