Neurotic Owl

flying through clouds of uncertainty on wings of existential dread

Weekly thingy and the Seven of Cups/Allerleirauh

This is not the best known story but I’ve already talked through it once so huzzah, easy post! Allerleirauh aka All-Kinds-of-Fur is packing her treasures to run away before her … Continue reading

February 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and the Six of Cups/Twelve Dancing Princesses

6 cups! 12 princesses! No more than 24 arms (actually less because not everyone’s arms are visible but definitely NO MORE. I showed several people this drawing at various stages … Continue reading

January 30, 2022 · 1 Comment

Weekly thingy and the Six of Cups . . . ish

You know how last week I mentioned that o haven’t done a card for the twelve dancing princesses yet and how if I do it’s going to be quite the … Continue reading

January 23, 2022 · Leave a comment

Oops more knitting!

I am living in hope and NOT making this the weekly thingy on the theory that I will in fact draw the six of cups this weekend. This, my friend, … Continue reading

January 22, 2022 · 1 Comment

Weekly thingy and the Five of Cups/The Evil Queen

Ok, I’m back with a finished card and I know it was a wait but I do really like this one a lot. Someone who’s busy being upset over what … Continue reading

January 17, 2022 · 1 Comment

Bimonthly thingy and oops, all knitting.

I have absolutely had the next card complete in my head for two weeks now but several things have happened. First, I was ninety percent done with my new sweater … Continue reading

January 9, 2022 · 1 Comment

Weekly thingy and the Four of Cups/Cinderella

I totally knew this one was going to be a cups card, though I wasn’t sure which till I hit four and the general meaning seemed about right. We’re back … Continue reading

December 26, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and the Three of Cups/Beauty

Back to Beauty and the Best, although no beast this time. Is it generally fairly well known that Beauty had two sisters? Actually in some earlier versions she has three … Continue reading

December 19, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and the Two of Cups/The Goblin Market

I was thinking that this was bending my rules a bit, since Christina Rosetti’s The Goblin Market is very much a literary single author fairytale, but then so are all … Continue reading

December 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and the Ace of Cups/The Little Mermaid

She’s back, and now she’s a Spirit of the Air! I went over the basics of the original story when I posted the Death card – I’m picking up here … Continue reading

December 5, 2021 · 1 Comment