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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 […]

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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 20 August 2017

Sir Bruce Forsyth (1928 – 2017) Sir Bruce Forsyth, who made the Guinness Book of Records for the longest television career for a male entertainer, died this week, surrounded by his family.  He began his television career in 1954, and began hosting Sunday Night at the London Palladium in 1958, a year after my family […]

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Aspects for the week beginning 25 June 2017

Childbirth Educators “One could almost say that the root of all anguish is an unconscious memory of birth and its terrors” ~ Frederick Leboyer We are now in the province of the Sun in Cancer, a sign which represents birth, incarnation and parenting.  Its ruling planet the Moon represents the Inner Child in our charts.  […]

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Aspects for the week beginning 21 May 2017

Ian Brady (1938 – 2017) Ian Brady, one of the most notorious murderers of 20th Century Britain, died this week.  Together with his accomplice, Myra Hindley, they tortured and killed at least 5 children and buried them on Saddleworth Moor.  The body of one of them, Keith Bennett, has never been found, due to his […]

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Martin McGuinness (1950 – 2017)

Martin McGuinness (1950 – 2017) “Martin was also a deeply committed Irish republican activist who in his youth was confronted by the naked sectarianism and injustice of the British state in Ireland, and stood strong against it. As a result he was imprisoned and spent long periods on the run”. ~ Gerry Adams Terrorism The […]

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Aspects for the week beginning 29 January 2017

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 indicative of that exquisite combination of sensitivity and detachment. Birth Chart His Sun […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Aspects for the week beginning 2 October 2016

Shimon Peres “Better to negotiate for peace in pain and frustration for five years than have five minutes of gunfire and bullets.” Shimon Peres, the last of the founding fathers of Israel, died this week aged 93.  Like many advocates of peace, he started out as a “hawk” but undeniably worked for peace in the […]

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