The haenyeo, the free divers of Jeju Island off the coast of South Korea, are a matrifocal society where women bring home the bacon–or should I say abalone.
There are five gyres in the world’s oceans. What’s a gyre, you might ask. I thought the same thing when I first came across the concept.
Oh what a wondrous world. The womb. The womb of the world.
“The Sea or Ocean often is connected with the “primal waters,” amniotic fluid, and the origins of life.”