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Vera Lynn (1917 – 2020)

Vera Lynn (1917 – 2020) Dame Vera Lynn, a mainstay of the second world war died this week aged 103.  What a unique role she played, sustaining people through her voice! Birth Chart With 6 of her 10 planets of water, and Sun in Pisces, she conveyed emotion in her voice, an important resource for […]

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Aspects for the week beginning 7 June 2020

George Floyd  (1973 – 2020) Black Lives Matter I, Too I, too, sing America. I am the darker brother. They send me to eat in the kitchen When company comes, But I laugh, And eat well, And grow strong. Tomorrow, I’ll be at the table When company comes. Nobody’ll dare Say to me, “Eat in […]

Categories: News · Obituary · Poetry

Aspects for the week beginning 19 April 2020

Tim Brooke-Taylor (1940 – 2020) Comedian Tim Brooke-Taylor died last Sunday, 12th April, the same day as motor-racer Stirling Moss and footballer Peter Bonetti.  He died, at the age of 79, as a result of complications from the coronavirus. Birth Chart Tim had the Sun conjunct Chiron in Cancer, depicting a kind, caring healer of […]

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Aspects for the week beginning 29 March 2020

Julie Felix (1938 – 2020) Folk singer Julie Felix, who died this week, was prominent in the culture of the late 1960s, and continued working into her 80s. Birth Chart As a Gemini, she stayed “Forever Young”, which is the title of one of the songs she covered from fellow Geminian Bob Dylan.  The Sun […]

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Aspect for the week beginning 9 February 2020

Kirk Douglas (1916 -2020) Actor Kirk Douglas, who died this week at the grand old age of 103, is being hailed as one of the last stars of the Golden Age of Hollywood.  With his strikingly chiselled features, dimpled chin and piercing eyes, he put in some mesmerizing performances, in an output of more than […]

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Aspects for the week beginning 2 February 2020

Kobe Bryant (1978 – 2020) “A love so deep I gave you my all From my mind & body To my spirit & soul…” ~ Kobe Bryant Another soul who passed this week was outstanding sportsman Kobe Bryant, well known in the world of basketball.  The shocking news of his helicopter crash (at the age […]

Categories: Obituary · Sport

Nicholas Parsons (1923 – 2020)

Nicholas Parsons (1923 – 2020) Someone asked me this week if I would be writing about Nicholas Parsons, or Kobe Bryant, as obituaries of the week.  I really couldn’t decide.  So I have decided to write about both: one a nonagenarian, and one taken in his prime. Birth Chart We do not have a birth […]

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Aspects for the week beginning 29 December 2019

Baba Ram Dass (1931 – 2019) “Be Here Now” ~ Baba Ram Dass Spiritual teacher Baba Ram Dass (Richard Alpert) died this week.  He was part of the consciousness-raising movement of the 1960s, together with Timothy Leary, Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg. Birth Chart Ram Dass had 0 planets in the Air signs, relying on […]

Categories: Obituary · Spirituality

Aspects for the week beginning 1 December 2019

Clive James (1939 – 2019) Polymath Clive James died this week at the age of 80, after a very long illness.  He was known for his acerbic wit, and produced a prolific quantity of books in his lifetime.  He wrote regular newspaper columns, and was in his heyday a regular personality on our television screens.  […]

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Aspects for the week beginning 17 November 2019

James Le Mesurier “To save one life is to save all of humanity” ~ motto of the White Helmets James Le Mesurier, the British Co-Founder of the White Helmets, has died at the age of 48 tragically from an apparent suicide. White Helmets The organization known as the White Helmets was founded in 2014, emerging […]

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