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    Book review: Holistic Tarot

    Book review: Holistic Tarot

    At well over 800 pages, Holistic Tarot by Benebell Wen is a brick of a book, and is truly a soup-to-nuts tarot reference booked chock full of history, facts and helpful information for tarot enthusiasts of every level of experience. However, the pedantic tone of the author wears a little thin through the first several hundred pages. And it feels like maybe the author tried a bit too hard to aim for a scholarly, intellectual study of the tarot, eliminating the magic along the way. TL;DR? Too much swords, not enough cups and wands. 😉 The first chapter had me…

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    Tarot cards and copyright

    As a photographer who licenses her photos professionally, I’m particularly sensitive to intellectual property laws around copyright. When I launched this site and wanted to use photos of my cards and spreads for posts, I started looking into what kind…

  • Ottawa tarot readings As Above So Below
    Tarot studies

    As Above, So Below

    I have come across the phrase As Above, So Below quite a few times in my tarot studies, and it was familiar enough that I’ve probably encountered it before that, too. It seems to be one of those axioms that…