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Aspects for the week beginning 17 December 2023

Me Me Me It was my 74th birthday on Friday, and it seems to be my turn to be under the astrological spotlight! Last Sunday evening, I discovered that I had correctly predicted the finalists for this year’s series of Strictly Come Dancing, from weeks back. On my actual birthday, I visited the David Hockney […]

Categories: Art · Astrology · Book Review

Aspects for the week beginning 30 August 2020

Banksy “To uphold maritime law and rescue anyone in peril without prejudice…We answer the SOS call of all those in distress, not just to save their souls – but our own “. ~ Mission statement of the “Louise Michel” This week the artist Banksy privately funded a rescue boat to help save refugees in the […]

Categories: Art · News

Aspects for the week beginning 20 October 2019

William Blake “To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour” ~ William Blake, from the Songs of Innocence and Experience Exhibition Last week I went to see the William Blake exhibition at Tate Britain, […]

Categories: Art

Karl Lagerfeld (1933 – 2019)

Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld died last week, from complications of pancreatic cancer.  He certainly created a unique and unforgettable style and image for his own person, as well as the creativity in his work, and continuing the line set by Coco Chanel.  In the Guardian Obituary by Veronica Horwell, she says “He had a genius […]

Categories: Art · Obituary

Aspects for the week beginning 7 May 2017

“The Pre-Raphaelites – Lizzie Siddal” This is the fourth in my series about the Pre-Raphaelites.  In no particular order, the others are:- 11/9/2009: “The Pre-Raphaelites – A Soul Group” 14/10/2012: “The Pre-Raphaelites – John Ruskin” 12/1/2013: “The Pre-Raphaelites – Dante Gabriel Rossetti” As you can see, the last one was four years ago!  But I […]

Categories: Art · Poetry · Soul Groups

Aspects for the week beginning 7 August 2016

Vincent Van Gogh “But I could have told you, Vincent, This world was never meant for one as beautiful as you” ~ Don McLean Searching for alternative viewing from the Olympics last night, I settled into a fascinating investigation of the truth behind the tale of Vincent Van Gogh’s ear on BBC 2.  This also […]

Categories: Art

Aspects for the week beginning 2 November 2014

Joseph Mallord William Turner A film premiered this week, entitled “Mr. Turner” featuring the combined geniuses of the painter J.M.W. Turner, the film director Mike Leigh and the actor Timothy Spall. Personal View When I was in the third year at University I signed up for a course on 20th Century art, but changed my […]

Categories: Art · Film

The Pre-Raphaelites – Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Dante Gabriel Rossetti I have been here before, But when or how I cannot tell: I know the grass beyond the door The sweet keen smell, The sighing sound, the lights around the shore. You have been mine before,– How long ago I may not know: But just when at that swallow’s soar Your neck […]

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The Pre-Raphaelites – John Ruskin

Pre-Raphaelite Exhibition at Tate Britain 12 September 2012 – 13 January 2013 Previously I first became interested in the Pre-Raphaelites in 1980, when I read “The French Lieutentant’s Woman” by John Fowles.  So when in 2009 there was a television series entitled “Desperate Romantics” based on the book by Franny Moyle, my interest was re-ignited, […]

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Zodiac Masterclass Series – The Taurean Guide to the Inner Artist

Taurus New Moon Mandala painted by Sarah Berry Line Mandala from Mandala Colouring Book by Barry Stevens available at http://www.mandalas.freeserve.co.uk/colouringinbook.html This is the sixth piece in an occasional series written about the expertise of each Sun Sign. I am still looking for the Capricorn who can write a guide to Ambition, and a Libran who […]

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