What would a traditional fortune-teller make of this?

Are you interested in historical decks? As part of my research for the talk I’m giving at the UK Tarot Conference in mid October, I’ve been looking at a few, and reading up on them. This week, it’s the Lo Scarabeo version of the Book of Thoth Etteila Tarot (2012). Unfortunately, what I actually wanted Continue reading »

What Challenges and Opportunities Am I Blessed With?

We moved house on Friday, into a house that’s not finished yet.  So, it’s a building site still, and there are four rooms we can’t really use.  That means we can’t unpack, and have boxes looming over us in the remaining rooms.  And yet, it’s home. I decided to ask about the challenges and opportunities 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 »

Tarot of the Magical Forest Reading

Do you have a goal you’d like to work towards?  This Magical Life Coaching spread is based on Robert Dilts’ Neurological Levels, and examines what elements of your life support or hinder your goal.  This week I’m drawing from the Tarot of the Magical Forest (Lo Scarabeo, 2008).  This is a cute, animal-themed deck which Continue reading »