Tag: memory

Cartomancy with playing cards as a memory palace


Down the rabbit hole: confusing traditions of cartomancyWhen I started my study of cartomancy, I became confused by the many divergent 'traditions' of reading the cards: the mainstream English, French, German, Italian... Golden Dawn (and offshoots Crowley, Waite), Eteilla...'hereditary' ('passed on by unnamed ancestors') systems...idiosyncratic ('channeled') systems...etc.Detour: Short history of fortune telling with playing cardsBeginning … Continue reading Cartomancy with playing cards as a memory palace

Cartomancy For the Witch of Poor Memory


Considering I have trouble with memorizing large lists, I am really fond of poetic memory-aides!Here comes something I found on the web, inspired by hedgewitchery  The firstmost rule is easily had: Red cards are good and black cards are bad.   The secondmost rule shall bring greater fruits: It deals with the meanings of each … Continue reading Cartomancy For the Witch of Poor Memory