Alexandre Musruck Lenormand Oracle | Review
Decks , Lenormand , Review / 8 July 2018

Alexandre Musruck is one of the better known names in the Lenormand world. The reader behind Angel Cartomancy self-published his The Art of Lenormand Reading – Decoding powerful messages in 2016 and was recently picked up by Schiffer Books/Red Feather for a mass market reproduction of said book, including a deck created of the accompanying Lenormand examples. This review comes in two parts, the book and the deck. First up: The Alexandre Musruck Lenormand Oracle Cards. When Musruck wrote his book before the initial publication in 2016 he didn’t  – like so many authors need to do – want to ask permission from a designer or publisher to use their Lenormand pictures and pay a fee. He decided to create his own deck, one with 36 cards he eventually not just used as examples, but also published under the name The Classic Lenormand. In the YouTube video where he announces his Schiffer contract he talks a bit about the adapted version in 39 cards (the regular 36 + an extra man, woman and child) that came to be The Alexandre Musruck Lenormand Oracle Cards. Musruck has been reading Lenormand since his teenage years. He’s probably its biggest (self-proclaimed) fan and…

TV Series Tarot | Review

Chances are if you watch references to the craft as eagerly as I do, you’ve seen a tarot deck or 2 in action on screen. Sometimes especially made*, sometimes a good old fashioned Visconti or TdM. Quite possibly the wait for a series or movie to finally get the combination of a normal portrayal of a reader, deck and interpretation right might be a long one (Death isn’t death you guys! Consult a freaking reader!), but in the meantime we can at least enjoy a better executed romance between tv & tarot: movie or series themed decks. An invention 2018 seems to have a lot of. Plenty fora are buzzing with the release of the Game of Thrones Tarot (which is why you won’t see it here. It is already *everywhere*), but I chose Lo Scarabeo’s other telly-tarot: the aptly named TV Series Tarot. Ever bought a LS deck before? Well, I think most of us have, so not many words are necessary to explain what you can expect. The TV Series Tarot comes in the typical Lo Scarabeo tuck box, with the multi-language LWB and the card stock no-one is really a fan of (maybe riffle-shufflers?). There is one…

Starlight Dragon Tarot | Draco spread & Book preview | Artist’s Advice
Artist's Advice , Books , Decks , Tarot / 1 May 2018

Whilst my present Starlight Dragon book (TSQ: The companion Travelling with Starlight Dragons is just released) is focused on the elementary associations of tarot (Golden Dawn tradition) plus the grand mythic tales of great dragons, I am preparing another on a more advanced level with work on tarot correspondences to astrology, kabbalah and alchemy, which have been only touched upon in the first book.
As a very special and exclusive pre-taste

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The Moon Oracle (2018) | Review
Astrology , Decks , Oracle , Review / 8 April 2018

Oracles lack a systematic approach or have too little possibilities as a divination tool. Were you nodding fervently? Then you need to keep reading, because this review could forever change your mind. I’ve had the pleasure to already review a few oracle titles that go beyond the ‘limitations’ many cartomancers think are part of this deck type, but with the updated The Moon Oracle just released by Eddison Books I’ve definitely found an oracle that’s as systematic as a