Post Father’s Day ’17

This isn’t a post about Tarot. It’s a sort of catch up I suppose. I wrote the piece below, which is bracketed and in italics, in late January 2016 shortly after visiting Dad in the nursing home. He died alone there a few days after that visit

New Year “resolutions” part 10

  It begins as a new year and then a few weeks go by and it’s a new month. Before you know it, it’s the beginning of a new season. So here I am now at the beginning of a new week,

Today’s Tarot

” What do I need to know for today ? “ It’s Tuesday, March 29th and I am sitting here trying to put a post together, struggling against lethargy, tiredness, procrastination and a general feeling of being washed out. I want to be doing this. I don’t want to be doing this.

New Year ” resolutions ” part 7

We’ve all had that reaction at some stage over the years. I’ll never forget the time way back, probably in the 70’s, when I didn’t drink for a few months after having suffered one horrific hangover. The incredulity and slagging I had to endure was mind-blowing. Some people just could not accept it as a…

New Year ” resolutions ” part 3

As regards taking a break from alcohol, it’s not so much the social occasions that cause me concern. Over the years I’ve thoroughly enjoyed nights out on the “dry”, taking my turn as the designated driver. Nights  not driving were always a different matter entirely ! We don’t have a hectic social life anyway and…

Today’s Tarot

Today’s three cards are interesting. (They always are !) The question as usual was : ” What do I need to know for today ? “ Uppermost in my mind at the moment is my break from alcohol and the cards I drew certainly addressed that decision of mine. They were as follows :

Father’s Day

I was on the phone today to wish my Dad a happy Father’s day. He said he’d do his best . He’s 90, two weeks out of hospital and not great – to put it mildly ! My son was on the phone today to wish his Dad a happy Father’s day. ‘Twas great, as…

Today’s Tarot

Over the last number of weeks I have tried to get into the habit of pulling three cards for myself on a daily basis with the intention of learning the Tarot. I also intended sharing the cards and my interpretation of them. However this is my first posting on the subject. Perhaps a little introduction…

We all need a Flag to rally round and this is a beauty.

Originally posted on John D Eccles:
PROJECT BY OSKAR PERNEFELDTThe International Flag of Planet Earth is a graduation project at Beckmans College of Design(Stockholm, Sweden) I saw this flag on the most beautiful blog I have ever seen and It got me thinking about how we see each other in the grand scheme of things.…