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The UK : The Dark Lord Opposes The Moon

May 24, 2017
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The UK : The Dark Lord Opposes The Moon

I was about to post this piece yesterday morning when I heard the sad news about the attack in Manchester. The main victims so far seem to have been daughters and mothers. You will see that the subject of the piece is relevant to this attack. Keen watchers of the skies will know that...
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For Manchester

May 23, 2017
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For Manchester

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Astrology of Now: The End of the Beginning

May 21, 2017
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Astrology of Now: The End of the Beginning

There has been so much fiery energy this spring with planets spending unconscionably long in the sign of impulse and initiative, Aries. The Ram’s fiery inspiration is usually what we need to kick off the astrological year. But in the last seven years, we’ve had an awful lot of it — because Uranus, the great...
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Venus in Aries: Cy Twombly

May 19, 2017
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Venus in Aries: Cy Twombly

“It’s more like I’m having an experience than making a picture.” — Cy Twombly Cy Twombly’s work is unmistakable: giant scribbles, smudges, words and phrases crash together across vast stretches of white. They look as if they’ve been made in an instant, a flash, a dash, a moment of possession — a child’s response to...
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Venus in Aries: Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew

May 15, 2017
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Venus in Aries: Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew

In the early spring of 1970, jazz fans were only talking about one album — a rich, textured blast of sound played with freestyle mastery and driven by an enormous rhythm section. Miles Davis, the prince of cool, had plugged in and gone electric. Not only was Davis’ use of electrical instruments an innovation on Bitches Brew, so was his...
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The Hubris of Trump

May 11, 2017
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The Hubris of Trump

Donald Trump has an important fixed star right on his Ascendant. It is one of the four royal stars, Regulus at 29° Leo. Here is what the medieval Italian astrologer Guido Bonatti wrote about the influence of Regulus on the Ascendant. “…this alone signifies that the Native shall be a person of great note and...
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France Saves Her Soul

May 8, 2017
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France Saves Her Soul

You didn’t have to be an astrologer to predict the victory of centrist Emmanuel Macron in today’s French election — he was a clear 20 point ahead in the polls. Still it’s a relief, since Marine Le Pen, leader of the far-right nationalists, also had excellent transits. But astrology can tell us something about...
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May’s One-Minute Video

May 5, 2017
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How Morris dancing is really all about astrology.

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A Talk, A Chat and A Lecture

May 2, 2017
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A Talk, A Chat and A Lecture

Hello. Yes, it’s still Mercury Retrograde— and the little planet of speed and thought and communications is still conjunct the planet of electricity Uranus. What is more, Mercury is in “mutual reception” with Mars Gemini. In short, words and ideas are flying along at the speed of Uranus. Who knows, somewhere on this planet,...
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