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Aspects for the week beginning 4 February 2018

Natalie Wood A Neptunian Mystery The beautiful actress Natalie Wood died in 1981 from drowning, while on a boat trip at Thanksgiving.  The only other people on the boat were her husband actor Robert Wagner, the actor Christopher Walken (who had been filming “Brainstorm” with her) and the skipper Dennis Davern.  At the time, her […]

Categories: Celebrities · Historical

Review of the Year 2017

  For those who like Retrospectives – Selections from the blogs… January 29th: John Hurt (1940 – 2017) Actor John Hurt died on Friday, he of that beautiful, craggy, vulnerable face which never failed to move me. As an Aquarian, I always felt he had an aura of untouchability too.  His birth chart is very […]

Categories: Archive · Historical

Aspects for the week beginning 10 December 2017

Christine Keeler (1942 – 2017) 1960s Model Christine Keeler, who died this week, was a link to, or influenced the destiny of, some notable figures of her era.  She occupied a central role in “The Profumo Affair”, which was unprecedented for its time in being the first major “sleaze” scandal involving politicians.  Such scandals became […]

Categories: Historical · Obituary · Soul Groups

Aspects for the week beginning 1 October 2017

Lord Lucan Richard John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan This week one of the greatest mysteries of modern times came to some sort of closure, with the death of Lady Lucan.  It wasn’t exactly a whodunnit, even though there was a murder involved, the perpetrator being fairly conclusively identified.  No, it was more of a […]

Categories: Historical · Obituary

Aspects for the week beginning 17 September 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi Revisited I have written about Aung San Suu Kyi before, particularly at the time of her release from house arrest and visit to the U.K.  Her current standing is very different:  there is a worldwide clamour for her to denounce the actions of the military in her native Myanmar (formerly Burma), […]

Categories: Historical · News

Aspects for the week beginning 27 August 2017

Diana, Princess of Wales (1961 – 1997) The 20 year commemoration of her death  Diana is probably the most photographed woman and style icon there has ever been in the world, and acres of material have been written about her.  Unprecedented tears were shed at her death, and this year at the 20th anniversary of […]

Categories: Historical · The Royals

My Ten Year Blog

2007 I began this blog on 30th January 2007, so am celebrating tomorrow!  The blogs were very short when they started out, and I only aimed for a brief description of the week’s aspects.  At first, I was not relating the blog to celebrities or world events. I think the humour was on good form […]

Categories: Archive · Historical

Aspects for the week beginning 27 November 2016

Fidel Castro (1926 – 2016) “There is often talk of human rights, but it is also necessary to talk of the rights of humanity. Why should some people walk barefoot, so that others can travel in luxurious cars? …Why should some be miserably poor, so that others can be hugely rich” — Fidel Castro, 1979 […]

Categories: Archetypes · Historical · Icons · Obituary

Aspects for the week beginning 13 March 2016

Nancy Reagan Nancy Reagan, who died this week of congestive heart failure, has an interesting place in astrological history.  As wife of President Ronald Reagan, she apparently used the services of an Astrologer, Joan Quigley, after the attempted assassination of her husband, to keep him safe according to astrological timing.  Joan Quigley wrote in her […]

Categories: Historical · Obituary

Aspects for the week beginning 10 January 2016

Leo Tolstoy With a series of the epic novel War and Peace currently under way on the BBC, I thought I would look at the chart of its writer Leo Tolstoy to see how his chart reflects the themes of his work.  I should say at the outset that we had an abridged copy at […]

Categories: Astrology · Historical