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Aspects for the week beginning 14 July 2019

Anniversary of the Moon Landing “One small step for Man.  One giant leap for Mankind” ~ Neil Armstrong The 50th anniversary of the manned Moon landing coincides with the Lunar Eclipse on Tuesday 16th July.  I heard this week that someone dubbed the Moon landing as the most significant event of the 20th Century. Maddeningly, […]

Categories: Historical

Aspect for the week beginning 10 February 2019

Alan Turing Voted Greatest Icon of 20th Century “There should be no question in anyone’s mind that Turing’s work was the biggest factor in Hut 8’s success. In the early days, he was the only cryptographer who thought the problem worth tackling” ~ Hugh Alexander This week cryptanalyst Alan Turing was voted Greatest Icon in […]

Categories: Book Review · Film · Historical

Aspects for the week beginning 20 January 2019

Mary Queen of Scots The new film released in the U.K. this week on Friday 18th January about Mary Queen of Scots looks intriguing, and stars two modern stars of the screen.  The film is based on a biography of Mary Queen of Scots by John Guy, “Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary […]

Categories: Celebrities · Film · Historical

Aspects for the week beginning 2 December 2018

George H.W. Bush (1924 – 2018) Another former president of the United States of America died this week: the elder Bush.  Contemplating his life takes us nostalgically back to an era when progress seemed to be happening in the world… George Herbert Walker Bush was well prepared for his role as president, having built his […]

Categories: Historical · Obituary

Aspects for the week beginning 12 August 2018

Richard III – A Reprise Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Indigo Violet I last wrote about Richard III in February 2013 when the findings from his unearthing in the Leicester car park were televised.  So I think an update now would not be too self-indulgent. I wrote at […]

Categories: Guest Posts · Historical · Karmic

Aspects for the week beginning 20 May 2018

Michael Curry “Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm, for love is as strong as death, passion as fierce as the grave, its flashes of flashes of fire, a raging flame. Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it out” ~ Song of Solomon I am […]

Categories: Historical · The Royals

Aspects for the week beginning 13 May 2018

Uranus Enters Taurus “It’s been a long time, a long time coming But I know a change gonna come, oh yes it will” ~ Sam Cooke [Sun in Aquarius] This week’s arrival of Uranus in Taurus on Tuesday 15th May has been widely broadcast of late, and it probably hasn’t escaped your notice, especially if […]

Categories: Astrology · Celebrities · Historical · The Royals

Aspects for the week beginning 8 April 2018

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (1936 – 2018) Winnie Mandela, the second wife of Nelson Mandela, died this week on Monday, 2nd April.  She played a vital role in the fight against apartheid in South Africa, and in freeing her husband after his lengthy period of imprisonment for nearly three decades from 1962 to 1990.  She managed to […]

Categories: Historical · Obituary

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 […]

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