Neurotic Owl

flying through clouds of uncertainty on wings of existential dread

Weekly thingy and Death/The Little Mermaid

I’m feeling cautious today so the listings for this one are just Death/Mermaid instead of The Little Mermaid. The fairytale is public domain, my version has literally no resemblance to … Continue reading

June 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Hanged Man/The Red Shoes, or how studying ballet traumatizes us

I have a feeling a lot of people think they know The Red Shoes, and maybe more know the dance movies or newer stories built around it but haven’t actually … Continue reading

June 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and Strength/Snow White and Rose Red

From a fairytale I felt no need to summarize to one I probably should: Snow White and Rose Red is totally separate from the much more famous Snow White story. … Continue reading

June 11, 2021 · 2 Comments

Weekly thingy and The Wheel, no really/Sleeping Beauty

The next card will be much less of a process to get to, I swear. But ta-da! This almost doesn’t need any extra talking about – pretty much everybody knows … Continue reading

June 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and Temperance/The Fisherwoman and Her Wife, AKA the most rebellious card.

Shwmae a croeso, my cute little pili-palas! (Hello and welcome, and pili-pala is butterfly, although I just found out that the plural is a whole sparate word so hi, this … Continue reading

May 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and The Hermit/The Secret Faery

Welcome back, my squishy chocolate chip mini muffins! It might be a hot minute before the next card – the Wheel of Fortune is a rough one for me to … Continue reading

May 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

Justice/The Frog Prince’s Princess, oy, what a title

The story is called The Frog Prince but giving the princess no billing when she’s the one who spends most of it making stuff happen seems weird, right? I don’t … Continue reading

May 19, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and The High Priestess/The Wild Swans

Helloooooooo again, my frilled ruff jeweled lizardfolk. I have circled back and done the High Priestess, who I somehow completely passed right over and thus fucked up my numbering on … Continue reading

May 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Chariot/Cinderella (In Which I Miss the Obvious)

Y’all, I spent at least 5 minutes sitting and thinking through stories wondering what on earth could be the chariot AM I DUMB. Ok, ok, but real quick first, if … Continue reading

May 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and The Lovers/Gerda & the Little Robber Girl

There’s still time, y’all! Go check out Alleyman’s Tarot, please. Sooooo, the lovers. This is one of the first cards I knew I had a plan for – this one, … Continue reading

May 7, 2021 · 2 Comments