Dragonfly Tales


Our new shop...THE POND

August 22, 2016 Jacqui Grove

Our new shop...THE POND

This month we opened our shop and as a result you might have noticed that we have changed our website name to The Pond Corbridge. THE POND- being the new platform for The Dragonfly Garden and Grove Pond Yachts.I am still and will always be obsessed with dragonflies and my husband will probably never shake off his passion for pond yachts either, so we have teamed up on the pond where our dragonflies and pond yachts have found a mutual home and make for a very unusual gift shop. We should have thought of this sooner. I'm sure our daughter was trying to get...


The Dragonfly & the Native North American Indians

April 15, 2016 Jacqui Grove

The Dragonfly & the Native North American Indians

For thousands of years dragonflies have been symbolic and deeply meaningful to different people and different cultures all over the world.  One of the most simplistic, yet meaningful, dragonfly symbols can be found in the culture of the Native North American Indians . They were a deeply spiritual civilization who captured the essence of the dragonfly in little more than 3 simple lines - a single vertical bar with two horizontal bars crossing it and sometimes with a circle for a head. Their beliefs were dominated by a very spiritual connection with nature. They believed that each person had a Totem or 'animal spirit' which...