Category Archives: Rider Tarot / A. E. Waite & Pamela Colman Smith

A Japanese Devil?

“Among Pamela Colman Smith’s teachers at Pratt was Arthur Wesley Dow, who was trained in France. Apart from being an important painter of the period, he was also an art teacher strongly inspired by Japanese art.. Dow emphasized the Japanese … Continue reading

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Wasps’ Nest: Asking the Unpopular Question

Card example: 3 of Wands from the Waite-Smith (“Rider”) deck (image from here) Client A: “I had just moved from Chile to Finland. I hated being here. I hated these people. And I hated myself. I was looking back at … Continue reading

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New decks

New Tarot decks sprout like mushrooms. You take a stroll in the Tarot Woods and behold, there are four new decks before you, to your right there are two, on the left, three. And you even stepped on one, darn. They’re … Continue reading

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Tarotpuu Animoto

Tarotpuu – a Place of Tarot and Art therapy

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Walkabout article on Tarosophist International

Walkabout happened exactly a year ago (well, 3 days plus) so now’s a good time to revisit the event. I wrote about this purely awesome thing (before it happened) here http://tarotpuu.livejournal.com/58891.html and the even more awesome group responsible for this delight can be found here http://www.nic.fi/~hoyhen/ (Teatteri Naamio ja Höyhen). … Continue reading

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Tarot & logoterapia -artikkeli Fikkarissa

Suomen logoterapiayhdistys ry:n tänään ilmestyneessä Fikkari -jäsenlehdessä (2/2010) artikkelini "Terapeuttinen Tarot – ja mahdollisuudet logoterapian kanssa". Artikkeli löytyy vaikkapa täältä. Logoterapiayhdistyksen sivut: http://www.logoterapiayhdistys.fi/Hieno juttu, että artikkeli pääsi lehteen. Toivottavasti jatkossa seuraa keskustelua asian tiimoilta, itselläni ainakin on sellainen olo, että tässä … Continue reading

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new PCS clip on youtube!

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Things to do & everything else

Outside is getting cooler but inside my head things are definitely hot, if not boiling. As a sort of list it would seem that I -decided to participate on the Rider-Waite-Smith Centennial party in London, which will be on Dec. 5th. … Continue reading

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Hexagon Spread

Here’s a new spread which recently presented itself. I don’t ‘plan’ to design a spread, it usually just happens when I’m in a playful mood with the cards.. patterns begin to emerge. If you’ve seen this kind of spread elsewhere please let me know. I know that different … Continue reading

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More Tarot events to come

"Rider Waite 100th Anniversary Celebration with Guest Speaker Mary GreerSaturday December 5th, London 2p.m.-10p.m.  A special event to commemorate 100 years of ‘modern’ tarot. Today we will honour Pamela Colman-Smith and A.E. Waite.  This is a special day for tarot … Continue reading

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