Tarot Reading for the Collective ~ May 2018: Salon Dada Tarot Deck

Dear Collective, I’m doing something a bit out of the ordinary for this Tarot Reading for the Collective: I will be using a deck of tarot cards created for me by my friends at my ‘Salon Dada’ birthday party in April! By ‘Dada’, I mean the art movement from circa 1916 that rejected logic and … Continue reading

Tarot Reading for the Collective ~ April 2018: Shining Tribe Tarot

Dear Collective, For this month’s Tarot Reading for the Collective I am using Shining Tribe Tarot by Rachel Pollack, with images inspired by prehistoric art from all around the world. The questions for April are: Where should we turn when looking for wisdom? How should we ground our wisdom so that it is clear, and … Continue reading

Tarot Reading for the Collective ~ March 2018: Tarot of the World in Colours

Dear Collective, For this month’s Tarot Reading for the Collective I am using a Major Arcana deck devoted to the art of Keith Haring, Tarot of the World in Colours by Eugene Vinitski. I found it late last year on Etsy, while having one of those searches-with-tarot-as-the-keyword that can be rather time-consuming and perhaps should-be-avoided. However, I am … Continue reading

Tarot Reading for the Collective ~ February 2018: Dust II Onyx

Dear Collective, For this month’s Tarot Reading for the Collective, I am using a tarot deck only recently released ~ Dust II Onyx: A Melanated Tarot Deck by Courtney Alexander. It’s a beautiful deck depicting cultural myths, symbolism, history and icons within the Black Diaspora. This deck was funded by Kickstarter and the first edition completely … Continue reading

Tarot Reading for the Collective ~ January 2018: Next World Tarot

Dear Collective, It’s a new year, a new month, which means a new tarot reading and of course, a new tarot deck! I’ve been eagerly awaiting the release of the Next World Tarot by Cristy C. Road. Since it arrived on my doorstep, I’ve noticed that my approach to handling this deck is the same … Continue reading

Tarot Reading for the Collective ~ December 2017: Triumph of Life Tarot

Dear Collective, This month I am using the Triumph of Life Tarot – a deck conceived and coordinated by Andrew McGregor of thehermitslamp.com, and created by 72 different artists. What makes this tarot deck extra special is that it is entirely volunteer-made, and 100% of the profits will go towards cancer research! At time of … Continue reading

Tarot Reading for the Collective ~ November 2017: Slow Holler Tarot

Dearest Collective, For this month’s Tarot Reading for the Collective, I am using the Slow Holler Tarot Deck by the Slow Holler Collective. An inclusive deck made by artists with ties to the Southern states of the USA and/or Queer identities – I enjoy the ways my eyes and heart relax when gazing upon its … Continue reading

Tarot Reading for the Collective ~ October 2017: The Collective Tarot

Dear Collective, For this month’s Tarot Reading for the Collective I am using The Collective Tarot by The Tarot Collective, partly because seeing the word ‘collective’ repeatedly amuses me, but mostly because it is a beautifully inclusive deck which soothes my tired, world-weary parts. Perhaps this deck can soothe your weary parts too. This month’s questions … Continue reading

Tarot Reading for the Collective ~ September 2017: Dark Goddess Tarot

Dear Collective, My apologies for this tardy reading! From the end of August until September 10 I was sitting on a cushion with my eyes shut, meditating at the Vipassana meditation centre in Blackheath and thus ignoring you all. Then I got back and it took a wee while to get into the swing of … Continue reading

Tarot Reading for the Collective ~ August 2017: Pagan Otherworlds Tarot

Dearest Collective, This month I return to the Pagan Otherworlds Tarot by Uusi both for its beauty, and for how sleekly the cards slip in my hands as I shuffle them. I wish to get straight to the point with this deck, so here are the questions for August: What weighs upon our psyche? What challenges … Continue reading