Author: Christina

Why Media Mogul Murdoch is an Uber Pisces

We all know what the books say about the sign of the fishes: mystical, dreamy, impractical, gentle, unwordly…So it’s more than a little interesting that Rupert Murdoch, proprietor of that Orwellian behemoth News Corp was born with the Sun in sweet Pi…

7 Good Things to Do While the Sun is in Pisces

In this country we’ve had one of the longest, gloomiest winters I can remember. Right now spring flowers are bursting out, but it’s into a grey, cold world with tupperware skies and a biting wind.Low Tide by Renoir (b. Feb 25). Astrologically it’s a ch…

Awakening Frankenstein

Boris Karloff in the 1931 film Frankenstein.In the summer I wrote a post about Dracula with some suggestions about which planets we could associate with the fanged one. I ended that piece by suggesting that Frankenstein might be associated with the pla…

March Horoscopes

Purple and yellow crocuses have raised their heads on my wet lawn. Snowdrops are still nodding in the borders and the fleshy leaves of daffodils and tulips promise more spring flowers. I’m just back from Istanbul, where, to my surprise, nature se…

Arab Spring

I wrote a post at the start of this month about the Year of Revolutions, 1848, and its paralells with now. To read it and reflect on the events in Bahrain, Libya, Egypt, Tunisia click here.

Talk on Monsters

I’m giving a talk on Scary Monsters. February 16 at the Oxford Astrology Group. For more information look at their site.Come along if you’re in the neighborhood.

Egypt’s Revolution: Killing the Father?

Egyyptian women demonstrating in the 1919 uprising against the British. Photo: Wikimedia CommonsAs you already know if you are a regular reader of this blog, Egypt is having its second Saturn Return. And it’s all been rather exciting to say the least. …

What Astrologers Are Saying About Chiron in Pisces

A 19th-century wooden centaur attributed to a Mr Dines.The planetoid Chiron, which orbits between Uranus and Saturn, was discovered in 1977 and has caused some excitement among astrologers ever since.It takes about 50 years to make it’s way around the …

How Chiron Helped Me Get Healed

Giovanni Bellini’s Adoration of the Sleeping Child.Let me tell you about the last time Chiron conjuncted one of my personal planets, because it was very lovely.My second baby was just one month old and I was living in the delicious fog of love that des…