TABI’s Chair, Katalin Patnaik introduces the problem of tarot deck piracy (to be elaborated in future posts) and advises on how to spot fake decks.
WRITTEN BY: WYNFORD DAVIES TABI member Wynford Davies takes us through a little of their own experiences in discovering tarot and talks us over some great tips when it comes to learning tarot. Although it was over 40 years ago, I can still vividly remember strolling into a bargain bookshop one lunch hour. I hadn’t gone […]
Written by: Magenta I am sure many of you are familiar with the term ‘Upright’ and ‘Reversed’ when laying the Tarot cards. This refers to whether the cards come out of the deck the right way up or upside down, and this of course depends on how the cards are shuffled in the first place. […]
Written by: Chloe McCracken / Inner Whispers To the public at large, tarot has an aura of mystery, with an attraction varying in degree from curiosity through to fear and loathing – with concomitant reactions to those of us involved in such a ‘dubious’ field, generously sprinkled with charlatans. So if we, the public, have […]
Written by: Chloe McCracken / Inner Whispers When the wrangler for this Tarot Blog Hop asked us to think about oracular anomalies, my mind started whirling. I’ve always liked the feeling of getting something extra, so I’ve long been a fan of decks with extra cards. The most frequent way these show up is with one […]
Written by: Chloe McCracken / Inner Whispers Welcome to the TABI blog! And in case you don’t already know, TABI is the Tarot Association of the British Isles, though we’ve talked about changing the name, given we are an on-line association with members all round the world. But hey, the British Isles is our historic home, […]
Written by Alison Cross I was recently sent a deck for review that was missing a card and its Little White Book. Rather than just moan about the lemons, I asked TABI members to help me make lemonade! Next time you damage a card or discover one is missing, perhaps some of the suggestions below […]