Neurotic Owl

flying through clouds of uncertainty on wings of existential dread

Tag Archives: linkstravaganza

Not-so-weekly thingy and some stuff I knitted, I don’t know.

I know pretty much exactly what I want to do with the next card but between life and overtime drawing energy continues to elude me, so you’re getting knitting pics … Continue reading

April 3, 2022 · Leave a 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

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

Weekly thingy and the King of Wands/Koschei the Deathless

What can I say, I like Russian fairytales and magical turduckens. And background swan maidens. Sorry about the delay, I only had a one day weekend week before last and … Continue reading

November 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and the Queen of Wands/Fairy Godmother

It is WILD how close I got to finishing out the wands without a, y’know, magic wand. But here you go, one fairy godmother with wand and slipper and pumpkin. … Continue reading

November 15, 2021 · 1 Comment

Weekly thingy and the Knight of Wands/The Firebird

The Firebird is another of those characters that turns up across Russian fairytales, like Baba Yaga. She’s usually the object of a quest; the quester who accepts what she gives … Continue reading

November 7, 2021 · 1 Comment

Weekly thingy (as usual) and still the Page of Wands/Vasilisa

Not much to say since I talked about this one last week. Boom, colour! Places to buy stuff! TEEPUBLIC: mostly t-shirts, a few other products.  Watch for sales, when shirts … Continue reading

October 31, 2021 · Leave a comment