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Aspects for the week beginning 3 September 2017

Louise L. Hay Louise L. Hay, one of the mothers of the New Age, died last week, virtually on the two year anniversary of the passing of Wayne M. Dyer, another of its leading lights.  To a great extent, Louise was a pioneer of the idea that negative thoughts and experiences can give rise to […]

Categories: Astrological Appreciation · Book Review · Karmic · Medical astrology · Obituary

Aspects for the week beginning 13 November 2016

Leonard Cohen (1934 – 2016) “But let’s not talk of love or chains and things we can’t untie Your eyes are soft with sorrow Hey, that’s no way to say goodbye” Poet and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen died this week, providing an emotional distraction from the election of Donald Trump to the U.S. Presidency.  Though he […]

Categories: Astrological Appreciation · Obituary · Poetry · Uncategorized

Aspects for the week beginning 16 October 2016

Bob Dylan “Flashing for the warriors whose strength is not to fight Flashing for the refugees on the unarmed road of flight An’ for each an’ ev’ry underdog soldier in the night An’ we gazed upon the chimes of freedom flashing” ~ Bob Dylan What took them so long to award Bob Dylan the Nobel […]

Categories: Astrological Appreciation · Celebrities · Poetry

Aspects for the week beginning 31 January 2016

Terry Wogan (1938 – 2016) “A lot depends on luck, and being in the right place at the right time; which was certainly true in my case.” ~ Sir Terry Wogan His Birthchart We have no birth time for Terry Wogan, or Tel as he was nicknamed.  He had half his planets (5 out of […]

Categories: Astrological Appreciation · Celebrities · Obituary

Alan Rickman (1946 – 2016)

His aquiline face, with all it’s magnificent hauteur: made him a star: something between an eagle and a big cat.”  ~ Peter Bradshaw, the Guardian  Sunsign One of my favourite actors, Alan Rickman, died in the same week as David Bowie at the same age, of 69.  He had the Sun conjunct Venus in Pisces, […]

Categories: Astrological Appreciation · Obituary

Aspects for the week beginning 7 June 2015

Charles Kennedy (1959 – 2015) Several years ago, I attended a Lib Dem rally in Cambridge (2005 election campaign), while Charles Kennedy was still leader of the Party.  Seemed like a nice chap…And so say all of us, it seems. I wrote about him prior to the election, in March: “The Ashcroft poll this week […]

Categories: Astrological Appreciation · Obituary

Aspects for the week beginning 26 April 2015

Paula Radcliffe The lovely Paula Radcliffe is a world record holder for the London Marathon, with a long list of achievements within marathon and cross country running.  Today she competes for the last time in the London Marathon, and says farewell to her fond fans. Her Birthchart Working without a birth time has been very […]

Categories: Astrological Appreciation · Astrology · Medical astrology · Sport

Aspects for the week beginning 1 March 2015

Leonard Nimoy (1931 – 2015) I am not a Trekkie, but as an Astrologer I have a natural affinity for the territory.  There is a huge worldwide affection for Leonard Nimoy, who died this week,  and his alter ego Spock the Vulcan in Star Trek, although the actor wrestled with his screen persona, and eventually […]

Categories: Astrological Appreciation · Obituary

Aspects for the week beginning 17 August 2014

Robin Williams Robin Williams, of the kindly twinkly  eyes, the warm emotions of Mrs Doubtfire, and the quick fire mind and communication of an alien,  was a unique comedian and actor. His suicide, after long battles with addiction and mental health issues including (a diagnosis of) bi-polar disorder (often accompanied by creative genius) has re-energized […]

Categories: Astrological Appreciation · Humour · Obituary

Lauren Bacall – An Appreciation

Lauren Bacall I can’t let the week pass without honouring Lauren Bacall, one of the lights of the golden age of Hollywood. Her 1978 autobiography “By Myself” is one of the most emotionally honest autobiographies I have ever read.  She wrote movingly about her emotional wounds (she had a conjunction of the Moon and Chiron […]

Categories: Astrological Appreciation · Obituary