Here is the birth chart of British austerity, as announced by David Cameron in Cheltenham in April 2009. The chart contains several outstanding markers for difficulty.
The rise and rise of Rolf Harris was always somehow improbable, and though his fall has only just begun, it makes an excellent study of how easy it is to fall into the trap of misplaced self-belief. Many of my generation are reeling somewhat from the news that Rolf Harris, whose cheerful, positive and uplifting... Continue Reading →
What a delight Neptune is, with his glorious, undermining illusions.
A few months ago, somebody asked me to look at the case of an aging relative who was becoming ‘confused and forgetful’. We talked about it for a while, science, in the form of a kindly, but ultimately noncommittal doctor had no answer to the problem, nor any advice it seemed, except to “monitor the situation”. The fear was, naturally enough, Alzheimer’s.
Recently I had a conversation with Nate, he had read “Orcus” and wanted to share his own experience. The book spoke to him, he said, and indeed as he explained his many perspectives I could only agree, he was deeply connected with a positive expression of Orcan energy. One of the real challenges of writing... Continue Reading →
This is an interesting diagram which delineates the 'strength' of Pluto through the signs. With Pluto, stronger does not mean better, it means, well, stronger. To have sympathy with an energy does not always mean to have more of it, indeed, Pluto is subtle, deep and most of all hidden, so to have Pluto in... Continue Reading →
Here is an extract from "Orcus", on the contacts to Mercury. All the planetary contacts are covered in detail in the book. You can buy your copy here (US), or here (UK). In my view, this is an uncomfortable pairing in the extreme. Mercury’s rather whimsical predisposition to flightiness suffers inordinately under the implacable dictate... Continue Reading →
I am very excited to announce the publication of my first book whose subject is the phenomenally important transneptunian body, Orcus. It has taken three years to get this far (I started researching Orcus seriously in 2009) and I am delighted to be able to share this knowledge with the wider astrological community, who, I... Continue Reading →