Tell me about the nature of the void The whole spread is black - dark, velvet. Unseeable. Inward and quiet. What activity, what beings, what things does the dark conceal? Leah at the head, looking down on the whole spread suggests that the void is a place of vision and dream, creativity, imagination, intuition and … Continue reading The Nature of the Void
Ungrounded opinions don't matter much. They're just thoughts and often loudly professed interjections on any given subject. I hope that my experience in reading and teaching Tarot, learning and using Lenormand and more lately playing cards gives my opinion a sturdy structure to be based upon. Lots of people claim that they know the one … Continue reading The ‘Secrets’ & ‘Truth’ of Tarot & Other Card Divination Systems
This morning, I gave myself a good shake and decided that it's time to choose to make some changes in my life. It's been a long time coming. Because it's Sunday afternoon, and Sunday afternoons are made for clarting (North East of England slang for messing about in a most enjoyable fashion), I conducted an … Continue reading Experiment – One Question, Four Tools – Tarot, Playing Cards, Oracle Cards, Lenormand
My own personal divination toolkit looks rather different to the toolkit I use when reading professionally. When I read professionally my kit consists of a tarot deck and a couple of oracle decks. I use decks that hold the darker truths, but don't hit the sitter in the eye so that they freeze, and … Continue reading Divination Toolkits
In this post, I'll outline a method of adopting the analytical focus of the playing cards to use with a Tarot deck to discover physical descriptions. I like travelling light, having flexibility of function in my tools, and I like the Tarot. A lot. Before working with playing cards, (and lenormand), I hadn't found satisfactory … Continue reading Tarot – The Only Divination Deck You’ll Ever Need – Part 2
Over the next few weeks, I shall be publishing a series of short posts outlining how you can combine the strengths of the Tarot with the strengths of the playing cards as divination tools. 'Why on earth would anyone want to use only one deck of cards?' you may ask. A lighter bag is the … Continue reading Tarot – The Only Divination Deck You’ll Ever Need – Week 1 – Timing.
Frustration, puzzlement and a need to just chill out and read. I know I can read the Tarot and can get by pretty well with Lenormand, but it really gets my goat that I still find playing cards an enigma. I Found a superb course on reading playing cards on Udemy by Twelve of Hearts … Continue reading Tarot? Not today…