TABI Shout Out: SaucySailoress

As you may already know, the Tarot Association of the British Isles is a non-profit organisation which aims to help tarot readers develop their skills, but also to help the public enhance their lives. In fact, my favourite line in the TABI Aims is: ‘To promote Tarot as a force for good and development in…

Life Lessons: 10 of Cups

In readiness for Valentine’s Day, I thought it would be romantic to ask my husband to pull a Card from The Heart Tarot by Maria Distefano, a whimsical heart shaped deck which celebrates love. He asked what I could do to make our marriage even better this year. He pulled the Three of Swords. Well,…

Life Lessons: 3 of Swords

The romantic in me decided to use The Heart Tarot to pull a Valentine’s Card for February, and the optimist in me thought it would be a great idea to encourage the love of my life to formulate a question and pull a card.  The question he shuffled into the cards was “What can I…

Valentine Tarot Spread

I love creating my own spreads, and any occasion is an excuse.  It’s a simple process, and here is the formula: Decide on the deck you wish to use for the occasion. Think about the shape of the spread. Choose an appropriate spread cloth or cut one out especially for the purpose. Lay out the…

Imbolc Reading

In my last post I shared an image of a spread I had created for Imbolc. Now I am going to share how I read those cards. More for my own journal than anything else… but also because I have learnt that i need to journal my own readings in order to be thorough. When…

Celebrating Imbolc

Since before I ever had heard of Sabbats, I celebrated them.  My husband and I had constant debates about the seasons… I was convinced Spring starts at the end of January or beginning of February, when I would see new growth on my daily walks.  And it made sense to me, because it was exactly…