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Resuscitating the Dondorf

Some of you may remember a while back how I bought an antique Dondorf Lenormand which it transpired was a variation #1 Lilac Dondorf. I didn’t invent the term Lilac Dondorf, I got the information from here, which dated the deck … Continue reading

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A Break for Holidays

It’s that time of year again; holiday season and time for me to take a little time out, switch off, relax and some time soon come back (hopefully) refreshed, thinking – as I do right now – that holidays work … Continue reading

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Purple Dragon mini Dondorf Lenormand

Of all the decks that most deserve a mini, the Petit Lenormand must surely be top of the list. There are those decks – like Gluck’s Wahrsagen à la Lenormand, or the 1920s Carreras cigarette card Lenormands – which are naturally … Continue reading

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On Learning

I have been thinking a lot recently about the subject of learning Lenormand.  This came about after having read a book that was supposed to help me become a better card reader and which resulted in me feeling hopelessly confused and … Continue reading

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The Romantic Russian Lenormands

I love these decks. I didn’t realise quite how much I loved them until I recently received the final installment, the twin-set Lilac & Cherry Twilight Lenormands and was able to think of them – with their predecessors – as … Continue reading

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Vive La Lenormand Revolution!

As one who has long felt they can channel – at whim – Maria Antoinette in her finest hours, the Lenormand Revolution deck by Carrie Paris & Roz Foster immediately perked my interest. I felt my metre-high powdered wig totter with excitement and was … Continue reading

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A Lilac Dondorf

I have been silent here of late. I would like to say that I have been speechless, in a swoon, stretched out on my chaise longue unable to deal with daily life, struck down with the beauty of my latest acquisition. However, … Continue reading

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A Brazilian Lenormand

I have a soft spot for Brazilian Lenormands. I wish I had started buying them sooner and in larger quantities as I cannot always vouch for the durability of their cardstock. But there is something rough and unadorned about them, … Continue reading

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A Grand Tableau

I don’t do them often but I shall be brave and push the boat out seeing as today is Mme Lenormand’s 240th birthday (or 244th, depending on which dates you believe). In fact, a Lenormand Grand Tableau is only really worth … Continue reading

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Lilac Twilight Lenormand; the heavenly glow of kitschdom

Lenormand decks; they’re compact, relatively inexpensive (still), user- friendly, esoterically uncluttered and they’re taking over the cartomantic universe. They bring with them that irresistable allure of after-dinner readings in the parlour on windy, mid-19th Century nights. I can never resist a new Lenormand … Continue reading

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