This is What You Need to Grow Your Heart

In many circumstances, we’re told that you need to grow, to develop yourself, constantly. And there’s certainly nothing wrong with always learning and exploring. However, sometimes the goals and targets feel imposed from outside, or like they aren’t in harmony with your true self. I came across something like that in some of my reading Continue reading »

Welcome to the Parallel World!

Andrea Aste’s Kickstarter-funded Book of Shadows Tarot (2016) will soon be available from Lo Scarabeo, though I’m reliably informed that he has a few copies left that he can autograph and post out! The kit comes in a lovely black box with shiny laminated sections and a good magnetic flap holding it closed.  Inside there Continue reading »

What’s graphically textured art when it’s at home?

It’s nice to find self-published decks that experiment with different art styles, things which might not count as “fine art” in the eyes of publishers, but which are certainly elegant, creative and well-drawn.  The Meta Land Tarot (Jon Law, 2016) fits in that category.  It’s creator describes the Majors as “graphically textured art prints” and Continue reading »

Lounging naked on a beach as a Tower moment? Come on, Tarot of Delphi!

There is no doubt that the Tarot of Delphi (J.D. Hildegard Hinkel, 2014) is beautiful.  The card stock is firm and fairly thick, without being overly glossy or unmanageable.  The backs are black, with an orange, organic pattern to them, and a border with leaves in the corners.  I’d have preferred a dark, chocolate back, Continue reading »