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 »

Of Two Minds? How About Four?

Previous Blog/ Master List/ Next Blog When I read the premise for this round of the Tarot Blog Hop, I knew it was right up my street. Our wrangler, Aisling the Bard, asked us to ‘use our Tarot cards to explore and explain the duality of our own natures’. She also asked: ‘How is it Continue reading »

What To Do With The Pig-Headed Emperor of Paperwork…

Another Tarot de Marseille this week, the ‘restored’ deck from Jodorowsky and Camoin (Dg-Exodif, 1997/2006). I’m working with an organisation and things have been slow going of late. So, I asked what I should know about the situation:   The Cards The Emperor is, of course, the perfect representative of organisational structure. He is seated Continue reading »

Do You Haiku?

Haiku Reading Tarot Kaizen recently reminded me about writing haikus for tarot cards, something I used to do quite regularly.  With May’s focus on the Devil, I decided to let the Sasuraibito Tarot (Stasia Burrington, 2017) inspire me. He’s a rather handsome Devil, with a bad boy look sure to entice.  While sex addiction isn’t Continue reading »