Tag Archives: Tarot reader

But You’ve Already Got a Tarot Deck!

Twenty-something years ago, when I found myself buying a second, third and fourth Tarot deck, I initially felt like a bit of a freak. Why – wasn’t one set of archetypal images enough for me? I found very quickly that … Continue reading

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Painting Clouds

Clouds are fascinating things to paint. Techniques for painting them are as different as the types of cloud. Lenticular clouds, for example, which are found only rarely in nature at least in the places I have lived and much more … Continue reading

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Becoming a Tarot Master in 10,000 hours.

In a Tarot forum where I am quite active, someone recently posed the question about mastery, and the theory that it takes 10,000 hours to master a body-of-knowledge. That’s about the same number of hours that it takes to achieve … Continue reading

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Moths, Handbags and Magic

I’ve never been one for hot summer weather and I had to leave the house today, so now that I have returned, I have parked myself in the semi-darkness in front of the computer with a cold drink, and I … Continue reading

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Furballs!

Well, after a period absent from the blog, I’m retuning. This was in part triggered by a broken keyboard, which was in turn triggered by Zoe the Purr-fect Tarot-Cat vomiting her four-monthly furballs on the keyboard instead of considerately in … Continue reading

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The Popularity of the Rider-Waite Deck

It’s an open secret that, despite its fame and despite the fact that it was my only reading deck for the first few years, I have no love of the Rider-Waite deck at all. I honour it: not because it is … Continue reading

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The Day from Hell

Ever had one of those days? The alarm mightn’t ring. The car mightn’t start. You arrive late at the job interview having had a pigeon deposit something unmentionable on your windblown hair and aware that you’ve just rubbed your eyes … Continue reading

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