The Astrology of Oblivion

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. Read More

Orcus on the MC: A Real Big Hitter

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… Read More

How big is your Pluto?

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… Read More

Mercury and Orcus

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… Read More

Orcus Unleashed!

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… Read More