Tarot Reading for the Collective ~ November 2019: Slow Holler Tarot

Dear Collective, I was wondering which deck to use for this month’s reading, and I just couldn’t decide. I  have no shortage of excellent tarot decks, so it wasn’t from lack of choice. But every day I noticed that I was packing, unpacking and repacking the Slow Holler Tarot Deck into my bag “just in … Continue reading

Tarot Reading for the Collective: October 2019: The Fantastic Menagerie Tarot

Dear Collective, This month I am using a delightfully quirky tarot deck, The Fantastic Menagerie Tarot by Karen Mahony & Alex Ukolov. Based on the work of Victorian artist J.J. Grandville, the images reflect those of the traditional Waite-Smith Deck but with their own twist. The questions for this month are: What do we need to … Continue reading

Mass Collective Tarot Reading at the Sydney Opera House

Over a decade ago, I started writing a regular Tarot Reading for the Collective as a monthly blog post. At that time it would never have occurred to me that one day I would be invited to perform a mass Tarot Reading for the Collective live at the Sydney Opera House! But that’s exactly what … Continue reading

Tarot Reading for the Collective ~ September 2019: Pentimento Tarot

Dear Collective, This month I am using the Pentimento Tarot by Joanna Powell Colbert. This is a beautiful Major Arcana Art Deck, multilayered and deep. Joanna also created the Gaian Tarot, and her latest offering is Herbcrafter’s Tarot, which she made with Latisha Guthrie. The questions for September are: What do we need to wilfully burn? What do … Continue reading

Tarot Reading for the Collective ~ August 2019: Dust II Onyx

Dear Collective, This month I am using Dust II Onyx: A Melanated Tarot Deck by Courtney Alexander. This deck is not only visually stunning, but is probably the highest quality presentation of a tarot deck I have ever come across. Featuring cultural myths, symbolism, history, and icons within the Black Diaspora, this tarot deck is … Continue reading

Tarot Reading for the Collective ~ July 2019: The Prisma Visions Tarot

Dear Collective, For this month’s Tarot Reading for the Collective I am using The Prisma Visions Tarot by James R. Eads. This is a unique deck, in which one can place the cards of the four Minor Arcana suits down chronologically with each image leading into the next until it forms one big beautiful picture. … Continue reading

Tarot Reading for the Collective ~ June 2019: Dark Goddess Tarot

Dear Collective, This month I am using the Dark Goddess Tarot by Ellen Lorenzi-Prince, because a) I love this deck, and b) from the four options on my table, nearly all my clients chose to use this deck last month. The Goddesses speak! This month’s questions are: What do we need to be less nostalgic … Continue reading

Tarot Reading for the Collective ~ May 2019: Le Grande Circus & Sideshow Tarot

Dear Collective, For this month’s Tarot Reading for the Collective I am using Le Grande Circus & Sideshow Tarot by Joe Lee. This vibrant deck was a gift from a dear friend, and really it was quite amazing that they managed to buy me a tarot deck that I didn’t already have! This month’s questions are: What … Continue reading

Tarot Reading for the Collective ~ April 2019: Melanated Classic Tarot

Dear Collective, This month I am using the Melanated Classic Tarot by Julia Goolsby & Oubria Tronshaw. This new tarot deck is inspired by the Rider Waite Smith tarot deck, but all folks in the deck are People of Colour, rather than the omnipresent and oversaturated whiteness that is not only part of the Rider Waite … Continue reading

Tarot Reading for the Collective ~ March 2019: Next World Tarot

Dear Collective, This month we return to the Next World Tarot by Cristy C. Road – the most inclusive tarot deck I’ve come across! While so many other tarot decks feature white, cisgender, heteronormative, gender-binary and ableist imagery, Next World Tarot centres QPOC (Queer People Of Colour) and it is a deck that I feel … Continue reading