Category Archives: Tarot Cards

Le Tarot Noir, Imagerie Médiévale Populaire; Small Review of a Large Deck

This deck by Justine Ternel & Matthieu Hackière (Éditions Véga) could easily have passed me by. I almost didn’t order it. I had read a little bit about it, admired it, meant to order it, promptly forgot, then came back to it again and, … Continue reading

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The Deck of the Dead; Antithesis of a Gentle Tarot

Whenever that perennial question comes up among seasoned tarotists – you know; “which tarot deck do you wish existed?” – and everyone rhapsodises over nerdy Science Fiction illustrators that I have never heard of – in my mind’s eye this … Continue reading

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Those Holy Grail Decks

Greenwood. Ironwing. Magna Veritas. Granny Jones. The names have developed that ring of luxury brands – they are the decks (one could add more; Pam A, Dusserre Dodal, Thomson Leng, Bohemian Gothic Silver) which are the stuff of tarot fan … Continue reading

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On Being Read to

I have a hard time understanding card readers who have never been to an unknown card reader (that is, someone who knows nothing whatsoever about us) in order to sate their curiosity. I sometimes read for people but don’t charge … Continue reading

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The Tyldwick Tarot; is there anybody there?

I have felt myself pulling away of late, tired of tarot, tired of novelty, tired of saturation, a need to be alone and not to have to put words to things. Plus life of course and no overwhelming urge to … Continue reading

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Musings on The Moon Card

We go through phases of favourite cards, but there is always one that anchors us to the tarot; the card we identify with, the card whose various facets – whether upright or reversed – speak to us on any given day at any … Continue reading

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A New World Opening; Tarot (and other) Apps

Some of you may remember the fiasco of my lost iPhone a couple of months or so ago. An eventide adventure which resulted in me losing it after having had it for less than a month. At the time I … Continue reading

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