Calamari in a dream heralds an event of a significant nature, perhaps a celebration.
To dream of simple unbuttered calamari, garnished with a slice of lemon shows an ease and grace in relation to the news.
Dreaming of battered calamari with a selection of dips indicates confusion around an event and decisions to be made. Dreams of calamari or squid swimming in the sea may indicate many choices and the intelligence to choose appropriately.
Dreaming of live calamari may indicate the ability to juggle many things at once thus opening up broader opportunity for success.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreams about escalators represent changes in our lifestyles or in our romantic status. Going down an elevator is a common metaphor for entering into deeper levels of awareness. Going up means you will succeed in getting where you want to go, but there will be challenges along the way.... My Dream Interpretation
This dream symbol follows the general rule that up is an omen of success and down is not; however, in this particular instance the downward motion indicates a defeat which could be reversible by the application of intelligent determination.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams