Tarot Card Meanings – The Queen of Cups

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Card Description The Queen of Cups sits on a throne on a shore by the edge of the sea. The sky is clear, the sea calm. One visible foot just touches the water. Her white and turquoise dress ripples down onto the beach where the...

Tarot as a Second Language

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I've been learning Portuguese now for 8 years. Admittedly it's a little haphazard. Initially, I learned alone, then I took a class in which I proudly got top marks. Sometimes I have intensive weeks of learning, sometimes I skip a month - or two. I've switched my...

Tarot Card Meanings – Eight of Wands

Card Description Eight wands fly through a beautifully clear blue sky. The fourth wand from the top seems a little shorter than the others. The wands are all sprouting leaves. At the base of the card flows a river. Fertile land surrounds it and just in...

On Fairies and the Hierophant

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When I was little I believed in fairies. I thought the trees talked to me, that flowers sang and grass whispered. I called lavender 'the magic plant' and made rose water from petals. As I grew up, I never stopped believing only I started...

Tarot Card Meanings – Nine of Wands

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Card Description A man grips tightly onto the staff he holds, looking warily to the left. His head is bandaged, showing a recent injury. He wears yellow boots, a red tunic and the sleeves of his shirt are rolled up. The ground he is stood...

30 Day Tarot Challenge – Question 7

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Q. What is your favourite card (both in terms of deck’s artwork and divinatory meaning) The Tower - The Arthurian Deck I adore this card. Most often the Tower is viewed quite negatively but in this particular deck it's a beautiful expression of the real meaning behind...