Is the Greenwood Tarot Worth It? (Part 1)

Jase on Cards

Ah. Today I’m writing outdoors, which is a novel experience as it’s usually tough to see the laptop screen in the sun, or else the machine gets overly warm. It’s cool enough for me to sit outside wearing jeans and a t-shirt today, and the screen is a dim but visible enough. (Barely!)

It seems appropriate to sit outside and ponder the Greenwood Tarot.  I’ve been living with this deck for about a month now. For those who don’t know, the Greenwood Tarot went out of print after its publication in 1996. It was created by Chesca Potter (artist) and Mark Ryan (author), and aimed to deliver images aligned to a pre-Celtic British tradition. So there are plenty of visual references to deer, the Uffington (chalk) horse, labyrinths; and even a sheila-na-gig made its way in.

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