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Aspects for the week beginning 9 December 2018

Question Time Question Time has been an enduring institution at the BBC since it began on 25th September 1979, as a spin off of the radio programme Any Questions (itself an enduring institution since 12th October 1948).  David Dimbleby hosts his final edition of the show this coming Thursday, 13th December, while this week it […]

Categories: News

Aspects for the week beginning 25 November 2018

Protests in France “There is no place for violence in the [French] Republic.” ~ Emmanuel Macron French citizens have had enough this week of footing the bill over fuel, and keeping Emmanuel Macron in the luxurious style of a would be Napoleon IV.  Even acknowledging the justification of their cause, and knowing the propensity of […]

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Aspects for the week beginning 18 November 2018

Brexit Update No. 4 “Shortly after eight in the morning came the first resignation.  Someone no one had ever heard of quitting a job no one knew he had.” – Jon Crace This is at least my fourth piece about Brexit, which is not bad considering I studiously avoid the subject… Theresa May It was […]

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Aspects for the week beginning 14 October 2018

Jamal Khashoggi The disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi seemingly within the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul remains a mystery.  It has been claimed that the Saudi Arabian journalist was killed inside the embassy, as he did not emerge.  Khashoggi was a long term critic of the Saudi regime, on issues such as women’s rights and the […]

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Aspects for the week beginning 30 September 2018

Brett Kavanaugh In the confirmation process to serve as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, nominated by Donald Trump, Brett Kavanaugh went head to head with Christine Blasey Ford in their testimonies this Thursday about her allegation of attempted rape in their youth.  The speculation about who was telling the truth split Republicans and […]

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Aspects for the week beginning 2 September 2018

U.K. Politics – Autumn Term 2018 With both our main parties tearing themselves apart at this point in time, and the country still divided over Brexit, I thought I would take a look at the current state of play astrologically in U.K. politics. U.K. Chart Neptunian confusion reigns supreme in the (1922) U.K. chart at […]

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Kofi Annan (1938 – 2018)

Kofi Annan “Wherever there was suffering or need, he reached out and touched many people with his deep compassion and empathy” ~ The Kofi Annan Foundation Kofi Annan, an icon of diplomacy, departed this world this week, almost universally loved and respected, someone who did his best to make the world a better place. Birth […]

Categories: Icons · News · Obituary

Aspects for the week beginning 29 July 2018

Imran Khan Imran Khan emerged this week as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan, after twenty two years of striving for that aim.  His early incarnations had included cricketer and playboy, and he was one half of a celebrity couple with Jemima Khan (nee Goldsmith).  He was also a philanthropist, and founded a cancer hospital […]

Categories: Celebrities · News

Aspect for the week beginning 15 July 2018

The NHS and its Ministers This week Boris Johnson resigned as Foreign Secretary over Theresa May’s Brexit plan, Jeremy Hunt was moved from the Ministry of Health and Social Care to Foreign Secretary, and Matt Hancock became the new custodian of the nation’s health. I have written previously about the chart of the N.H.S.: “The […]

Categories: Fixed Stars · Medical astrology · News

Aspects for the week beginning 10 June 2018

G7 An extraordinary photo was shared on instagram by Angela Merkel yesterday from the G7 summit, of a seated Donald Trump (arms folded) being confronted by Angela Merkel with the other members of the summit looking on, with Japan’s Shinzo Abe’s arms also folded.  You didn’t need to be able to read body language: the […]

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