The New Decade

At the end of this month, we start a new decade. The twenty twenties. The century is out of it’s teens, drunk and staggering around looking for purpose. Trying to decide what to do with the rest of its existence. Where have we come from to get us here? Basically my whole life we have…

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1 Swords – Ace

The ace of swords is the birth of a warrior, clutching his sword with strength and criminal brilliance, representing justice and artistic sharpness, all of which and more are readable on the face of the card.

12 Pentacles – Knight

The Pentalien Knight is the twelfth Pentacles card, and represents mysticism and elegance, perseverance and studious avocation, as well as many other things written in the world-cloud on the card.

11 – Pentacles – Page

The Page of Pentacles presents it’s coin to it’s masters. The card represents over-achievers, indoor business, bookish knowledge and many other things that can be easily read from the face of the card.

9 Pentacles – Gain

Sometimes a small sum can lead to a larger sum and lead to a larger sum, this is “Gain”, and is about wealth and richness and abundance, gratitude and a plethora of bounty.

8 – Pentacles – Prudence

Caring, reasoning, quality learning can lead to rational savings and debt, as you could guess by reading just a few words from the eighth card in Pentacles, known as Prudence. It features the Pentalien, saving his money prudently in a piggy bank.

Wordcloud Tarot – 5 Pentacles – Worry

On the fifth Pentacles card, worry, our Pentalien bites his nails, concerned about the loss of his coin, hard-luck and bleakness and loneliness and self doubt and many other things written onto the face of the card in plain English.

Wordcloud Tarot – 4 Pentacles – Power

On the fourth Pentacles card, our Pentalien holds aloft a fist, signalling power for that is the name of the card. It also signals humanism and savings and consumerism and rigidity and foundation as you can read from the wordcloud behind it.

Wordcloud Tarot – 1 Pentacles – Ace

The Ace of Pentacles shows the birth of the Pentalien, born with a silver coin in his mouth, we see him chewing the cash creatively and successfully. The achievement will surely give the magic baby the power of alchemy and many dollars.

Wordcloud Tarot – 10 Cups – Satiety

Once Cups has had his fill, he rubs his tummy and licks his lips from satiety. He’s thinking about durability and positioning and gratitude and privacy and all the other things associated with this card which can easily be read from the card’s face.

Word Cloud Tarot Card

Wordcloud Tarot – 8 Cups – Debauch

The 8th cups card is Indolence, and a lazy alien lounges napping on a couch, his drink spilled. The card represents disinterest and laziness and giving up and gloominess and a lot of other things easily read from the card itself.

Wordcloud Tarot – 7 Cups – Debauch

When our indulgence grows too much and we end up in the world of debauchery, we may find fantasy and erotic dreams but we will also find paranoia and delusion and immorality and malfeasance. All of this is easy to know in my wordcloud tarot pack, as any tarot beginner can read for themselves.

Wordcloud Tarot – 6 Cups – Pleasure

The six of cups is called Pleasure, and Cups the alien is pictured pole-dancing. The card represents ecstasy and euphoria and decadence, but also romanticism and innocence and joy. All of which and yet more can be simply read from the card in my amazing easy to use tarot pack.

Glasto 2019

Back from #Glasto2019 which was enormous fun and remains basically the best party on the planet. Bjorn Again opened it brilliantly, being funny and playing Abba tunes makes for a great show. Tankus The Henge were groovy and funky and I still love his smoking piano/climbing-frame. Tim off of the Charlatans has even more stupid…

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Wordcloud Tarot – 5 Cups – Disappoint

Poor old Cups has gone and spilled his drink. He’s very disappointed. He’s also suffering form heartache and lethargy and anguish and despair and unhappiness as you can see at a glance at his poor face, and also by reading the words printed handily on the card.

Wordcloud Tarot – 4 Cups – Luxury

Ah, that’s the life, just luxuriating with in luxury with a cup of wine under a parasol on a beach somewhere. The card signifies a good spiritual reappraisal, passivity and meditation as well as sorrowful tedium. As you can tell at a glance if you can read.

Wordcloud Tarot – Ace Cups

Aww, look, it’s a little new-born baby of Cups, symbolizing joy and playfulness and birth and eternal spirituality and all the other things written on the card for easy reading without any memorization required.


Last night I made a story-timer for my improv group based on Dan Harmon’s ranting about story structure. I hope they like it.


Wordcloud Tarot – 17th Trump – Star

The Star is a card representing the alien’s home. Here here we find him pointing back homewards. The card is about optimism and inspiration and happiness and beauty. It’s about horoscopes too, and divination, but you won’t need to memorize meanings if you can read and own the marvelous revolutionary wordcloud tarot deck.

Wordcloud Tarot - 17th Trump - The Star

Meditation 2019

I’ve been meditating again this year. A third of the time with Sam Harris’s new app. I got it for free since I got in early. Ages ago and regularly I’ve donated to his podcast. You should feed the media you love. It seems way more expensive than warranted otherwise to me otherwise. A tenner…

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Wordcloud Tarot – 14th Trump – Temperance

The alien evolves again as it passes from “death” and is reborn as “temperance”, a card representing the art of alchemy and synergy and juxtapositions and synthesis, as any literate verbal thinker can tell at a glance without memorizing obscure meanings in my world-changing world cloud tarot deck.

Word Cloud Tarot – 14th Trump – Temperance

Wordcloud Tarot – 13th Trump – Death

The 13th Trump Card in my Wordcloud Tarot Deck is Death. Also nice things like renewal and breaking-habits and possibilities and expectancy and awakenings… but mostly death and failure and endings. Even the most verbal of thinkers can see this at a glance without taxing their terrible memories with my amazing revolutionary wordcloud tarot deck.

Word Cloud Tarot – 13th Trump – Death

What Bokononists say when they commit suicide

Next up in my album about my bookshelf is “What Bokononists say when they commit suicide“, A song about Kurt Vonnegut’s “Cat’s Cradle“. Vonnegut’s brilliant short and simple sentences describe a world-destroying military invention, delivered with his curt Kurt style. Great book. The song is a jazz musical scene from the book, featuring someone else’s…

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What Bokononists say when they commit suicide