Saturday, 21 June 2014

Blog Hop | Midsummer | 16 Things that bring me joy

Welcome to the Summer Solstice Blog Hop!  If you have arrived here by happy accident and are intrigued by this Blog Hop thing, you can find out more about it here.  If you've hopped here from Olivia's blog (our wrangler for this blog hop - thank you, Olivia!) or from Chloe's blog, I hope that you enjoy the 16 things that bring me joy!





Our theme for this blog hop is: joy!  We are asked to write about what brings us joy, what brings light to our heart and how we spread that joy to others.  And all with a Tarot or divination slant to it!

In the non-Tarot world, looking after animals gives me great joy.  I have a rescued greyhound called Nero who is the light of my life (not counting my son, of course!) and the other day I looked after a little blackbird who had been struggling in this really hot spell we're having. He's now returned to the garden and I spotted him about an hour before I wrote this, up a tree.  So that's looking good!

But this post is about TAROT and I appreciate that you've got a lot of posts to get through today, so I'll keep it brief - and true to the court card theme of my blog!

This deck has brought me huge joy since I bought it - here are 16 reasons why:




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18 comments:

  1. What a great idea! I love it...

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    1. Thanks Alison - I thought I'd give everyone a bit of a break on the blog hop and just have images to sit and watch :-D Like Tarot Telly!

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  2. Beautiful deck! The Kings of Wands and Cups have really wide faces! These are so expressive and really well done in terms of the art. I love the Pages, I think they're my favorites.

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    1. If you look at all the ranks (bar the Pages), you will see their Astrological associations, Olivia. It's a lovely deck :-)

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  3. Beautiful slideshow, Ali! And I don't have to struggle with court cards to get a lot from your blog :)

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  4. You do love that deck, don't you :)

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    1. It's a corker - and not many left!

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  6. That's a splendid deck... I can't help but imagine you with it in your hands and your greyhound sat at your feet... It suits you well!

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    1. A lovely scene, but the truthful one is more like - me sitting with the cards (usually at a boring IKEA desk) and the greyhound trying to make a nest in the abandoned laundry pile lol!

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  7. Have I told you yet that I visited your blog post 3 times because I just had to see this video again and again because the cards were so lovely!?!? temptress. hahaha! xxjo

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    1. The cards really are beautiful! I think Alexander still has some decks left, but HURRY if you want a set lol!!!

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  8. Ah, the Daniloff Tarot. Great stuff, great illustrative art. Alas, the price tag! But I do not blame him at all, and when I do get the funds, it's top of my list. Yes, Ali, thanks for the video break from text stuff. A reminder for this chatty person that shorter and more visual can definitely be better. :)

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    1. I don't regret buying it for a minute. I must sounds like his bloomin' stalker lol!

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