“Mysterious Lady" by Unknown, from Donna's music collection - that we
would waltz-tango to, in our kichen while we cooked dinner.
Above: Donna Darkwolf posing in our garden, for "A Dream in Your Eyes". A chapter in her new-to-be, never-published book.
Such is my Bellissima Donna Strega.
Donna had a way with being the subject of scrutiny. Especially in front
of the camera.
Because she herself - is A Presence.
She either disregarded its presence entirely. Or she played to it.
Not "acting", or being an "actress", mind you.
Disregard for The Camera happened because Donna was so intent on talking with the interviewer - the camera did not exist.
Playing to The Camera was entirely Donna addressing her "audience" directly.
If Donna is looking 'at' the camera, she is actually watching you, the viewer, just as she would if you tere there in her presence.
Some of the images in this Photo-Essay are from TV interviews, and others from magazine and journal interviews.
Some others Donna and I produced for two books Donna was writing -
One was entitled: "May I Write Your Story" -
the outline of which appears on this site, in the category: "Writings".
The other was to be a book about us, entitled: "The Immortal Kiss of The Witch and The Soldier".
Excerpts of which occur throughout this website.
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Elected as the first President of the Pagan Federation of South Africa from 1996 to 2001, Donna founded Circle of the African Moon (CAM) in 2001. CAM was created to form a network dedicated to educating the public on Paganism so as to dispell misinformation and misconceptions about Paganism through media interaction and inter-faith dialogue and activities.
Donna Darkwolf's making a Love Invocation during a magazine interview.
Donna directed this photo-shoot to achieve her Kali pose - which blew the minds of Cosmo's readers.
And elicited a lot of mail to the publishers - and enquiries to Donna herself.
Uraeus - The Serpent, or Snake, is one of the oldest and most widespread mythological symbols. In some cultures, Serpents are fertility symbols. In other cultures, Serpents symbolize the umbilical cord, joining all humans to Mother Earth, or were worshipped as guardians of her mysteries of birth and regeneration.
The Donna Darkwolf on M-Net's Carte Blanche. The first Pagan Arch-Priestess. on live TV in South Africa.
Stills taken during a TV inteview at Donna's home. . .
Which drew a lot of attention from TV viewers - especially those interested in Pagan religion and Wicca tradition.
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Donna and the Desert Moon. Illustration I did for her unfinished book:
“The Immortal Kiss of The Witch and The Soldier”
I will finish it some day.
Publicity photo-art for an up-coming event/lecture.
"an orange wall splashed with gold".
So one Sunday morning, Donna woke up to THIS!
I used this pose in one of my illustrations for her new book.
A photograph of my stylish Shiny Wife given a painterly treatment to emulate the style of an old French painting
Now THIS is how one dresses for birthday breakfast at a beach restaurant.
Donna hired this outfit for a fancy-dress birthday party we were attending, and blew every one away.
Kissing a Strawberry
I see a red door / And I want it painted black
I see a line of cars / And they're all painted black
If I look hard enough / Into the setting sun
My love will laugh with me / Before morning comes
She combs her hair / She's like a Rainbow. My Immortal Donna leaves a trail of stars across the parking lot, as we head for hr Sunday birthday breakfast.
Donna poses with a cello so that I could render her as an Angel, for one
of the chapters in her book,
"The Immortal Kiss of the Witch and The Soldier".
A sequence of pages - with excerpts from one of her many lectures.
Donna being interviewed by M-Net's "Carte Blanche", while she sits regally
in her high wing-back chair.
Finally... There ARE No Words. Just: Serenity
Not a day goes by, that I don't think of her. She is my guiding Light. The Fire that burns inside my Heart. Mia Donna Ragazza. My Beautiful Girl.
Like a Lone Wolf. . .
Because wolves are independent.
They may work together - but you can never tell when one of them might go solo. . . One just might.
Donna being interviewed about Wiccan and Pagan Religion in South Africa.
December 01, 2015.
Run-time: 10:10 - Clipped
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The Donna Darkwolf: Dramatic for Sunday Breakfast in the Cape Winelands
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