Category: Ways of working

I need a dose of reality

In recent weeks, I’ve felt very quiet. Not in that good – though often destabilising – introspective way, where you purposefully take time out to sit with thoughts and feelings. More in a sad way. I’ve felt low, listless, unenthused. At moments I’ve wondered if I’m hovering on the edge of a depression that’s been …

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On writing retreats

I’m a big fan of retreating. Of carving out a special, dedicated space for a specific task or focus. I’m not a natural multi-tasker, but by virtue of the fact that most of my work is online, every time I sit down at my desk to work, I’m faced with a billion potential distractions. If …

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What if you don’t have ‘one true calling’?

I watched this video this morning over my coffee and it made my heart sing. Lately, I’ve been having this same conversation with a lot of my 30-something friends. A conversation about ‘finding your thing’. About reining in your passions in order to find that one special thing that will be yours, about which you’ll be …

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Your to-do list – Eight of Wands

Powerful, energetic, direct, and full-on. The Eight of Wands represents a bunch of different things to me, all of which feel really relevant today. NB – I’m excited to have drawn today’s card from The Fountain Tarot by Jonathan Saiz, Jason Gruhl and Andi Todaro – hot off the press, this stunning new deck arrived last night and …

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Reading tarot on the road

What do you actually need to do a tarot reading? A tarot deck, nothing more. Perhaps you’d also add a notebook, or laptop if you’re emailing readings or recording stuff digitally, a mobile if you’re giving phone readings. I have all of those things right here in my handbag, so it follows that I can do …

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Earth, self-care and a studio

Last week, I finally found a studio. You can probably hear my sigh of relief on the other side of the world. It was the gardeners’ storage room till Em and I cleared it last week. I love my tarot work, and I love that it’s portable, flexible, do-able from anywhere…including my little boat. But after two …

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Design tips for tarot bloggers

Do you write a tarot blog (or actually, any kind of blog)? Want to make it prettier? One thing about which I get *a lot* of lovely feedback is the look and feel of Little Red Tarot. I’m glad, because I put a lot of love and energy into designing and building this site. Little Red Tarot is …

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