The crest is partly
based on the tale of 'The Knight and the Pig' - a children's story
book written by the armiger. The piglet is a symbol of innocence and
Sable was chosen to represent stealth while the piglet holding the
moon represents ingenuity. The wings and rope illustrate the
achieving of the impossible partly through ingenuous means. To the
armiger, Argent represents the thrill of possibility.
The serpent wrapped
around the legs of the piglet and biting its tail represents the
achieving of the impossible partly through cunning and it has other
personal significance to the armiger. The armiger chose Or as
representing the Divine.
On the shield, the Argent stars were chosen by the armiger to
represent hope with the stars of Azure signifying the romance of
adventure. The Azure of the field represents the night sky and
signifies ďa warrior's valour to seek truth even in forbidden
The plate at the
centre of the shield represents the moon and its pull of the armiger
towards the divine, with its gyronny rays beckoning the armiger
towards the mysterious.
The lion represents
courage and nobility; the courage to rule over oneself, and if one
must rule over others, then to do so at one's core from the heart
and not from the ego. The knocking ring represents the need to keep
seeking until the thirst created by the moon is quenched.
The stars in the sky,
the night sky, the moon and its rays all together demonstrate the
internal and external world, and the vastness of life - that there
is more to life than what can be seen.
The mountain represents the journey that must be taken to see what
is beyond the mountain, and the desire to seek out hidden places.
The sculpting of the
lion's head on the cliff face illustrates creativity, dedication and
The shooting stars that have landed on the mountain represents the
taking of ideas from oneís internal world and bringing them down to
earth by forging them into physical reality.
This shield serves more than one purpose. Aside from its purpose to
inspire the armiger, it is a board game, which reflects the
armiger's interest in games of all kinds and their mechanics and
design, and the shield is also a portal. Creative and/or intuitive
individuals can figure out how to use both functions (there is more
than one way to use both), or create their own ways. The armiger has
an interest in music and the medieval history and lore of England