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Previous Blog/ Master List/ Next Blog Welcome to this Imbolc Blog Hop.  I can hardly believe it’s been five years, now, since the first blog hop!  And yet, while the Tarot Blog Hop isn’t new, this time of year always suggests new seeds, new beginnings.  So, Arwen, who started this hop those many years ago, Continue reading »

From Pink Flamingos to Dung Beetles…

One thing I like about animal tarots is the reminder of how diverse and beautiful our planet is.  That certainly comes through in Eugene Smith’s artwork for the Animal Totem Tarot (Llewellyn, 2016) .  On the other hand, one downside is that sometimes finding the traditional interpretations is a bit of a stretch.  I must Continue reading »

Purity of Emotion: the Frideborg Tarot

The Frideborg Tarot (Lisa Eddy, 2016) is a very interesting, photographic deck.  The images used have been digitally altered and compiled, and although they are generally far from traditional, they are still strongly influenced by RWS ideas. Situation – Justice A statue of Lady Justice stands looking down from on high.  Around her is a Continue reading »

A Subtle Play of Light and Dark: The Lumina Tarot

The Lumina Tarot (Inner Hue, 2015) is often compared with the Wild Unknown Tarot (Kim Krans, 2012).  Certainly, they both make good use of black and white images with splashes or explosions of colour.  And both have semi-illustrated Minors, and a lot of animals prominent in the cards.  To see the entire deck, check out Continue reading »

Reflecting Back and Forwards

While using Lisa’s prompts in my reflections on 2015, I realised that I want to reflect not just on what is gone, though that is important.  One of the things I love best about life coaching is that there is a strong future focus.  Not denying the past, but building on it: planning for the Continue reading »