Neurotic Owl

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Weekly thingy and the Four of Swords/Sleeping Beauty

Y’all know this story plus I’ve already been through the basics at least once, so I don’t feel like I need to provide a synopsis. Don’t worry, I’m sure I’ll … Continue reading

July 16, 2022 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and the Three of Swords/Koschei’s Heart

MAGICAL TURDUCKEN TIME!!!!!!!!!! I talked about Koschei a while ago so just a quick reminder – his heart/life/soul is hidden on an island, buried under a tree, in a box, … Continue reading

July 10, 2022 · Leave a comment

Weekly-ish thingy and the Two of Swords/East of the Sun, West of the Moon

Back to this story again! It took a little bit longer to work out exactly how I wanted to show the girl in bed waiting for the bear/prince to join … Continue reading

July 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and the Ace of Swords/Lady of the Lake

Well, this one was suuuuper obvious, wasn’t it? Honestly I’m prepared to at least see how damp women handing out swords works as a system of government, it seems unlikely … Continue reading

June 27, 2022 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and the King of Cups/Red Riding Hood

Two suits down, two to go! I’m going to tackle swords next because I feel like pentacles will actually be the easiest for me, and I want to have that … Continue reading

June 20, 2022 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and the Queen of Cups/The Goblin Market

As I mentioned last week, we’re back to The Goblin Market, but this time near the end, when Lizzie returns from braving the danger dripping in faery fruit juice to … Continue reading

June 11, 2022 · 1 Comment

Wheeeeeeeeee it’s been a while.

I knew I’d been bad about posting but wow did I let things slide. Although it’s not like anyone’s waiting with bated breath for the next painting, but oof, nearly … Continue reading

May 30, 2022 · Leave a 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