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Will Trump Be President?

Will Trump Be President?

There’s so much talk lately, no less than from Donald Trump himself, about the possibility of him becoming the next President of the US. Most people, especially those of us not in the US, are watching the side show with both amusement and disbelief. “Only in America” can be heard over and over. He has […]

By February 29, 2016 3 Comments Read More →
Melbourne Cup 2015

Melbourne Cup 2015

Well it’s that time of year again, when the nation stops for a horse race – the Melbourne Cup. In fact, the 2nd Tuesday in November is honoured with a holiday, but only in Melbourne. For the rest of the state it’s just another work day. But come 3 o’clock, TVs across Australia are tuned […]

By November 2, 2015 2 Comments Read More →
A Tetrad of Lunar Eclipses

A Tetrad of Lunar Eclipses

Yesterday EarthSky.org posted an article on the upcoming set of four total lunar eclipses that will be visible in the US. A total lunar eclipse occurs when, with the Sun, Earth and Moon in alignment, the Moon moves through the Earth’s shadow. A lunar eclipse highlights two points in the chart – the positions of […]

By March 29, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

As I write this post, the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 continues. The flight departed from Kuala Lumpur March 8 at 00:41 local time and was scheduled to land in Beijing at 06:30 local time. The aircraft was carrying 12 crew and 227 passengers. When the last contact was made 2 hours after […]

By March 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
What’s Happening in North Korea?

What’s Happening in North Korea?

Tension is rising as North Korea makes threats to South Korea and the US. Those in the immediate vicinity must be very concerned, and rightly so. If we look at NK’s chart we see that transiting Pluto is squaring their tight Mercury-Neptune conjunction, and transiting Uranus opposes Mercury-Neptune creating a t-square. Very simply, t-square = […]

By April 7, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Julia Gillard Wins The Caucus Vote

Julia Gillard Wins The Caucus Vote

Julia Gillard Wins The Caucus Vote … well she won, and it wasn’t close at all. This inclines me towards using the first method in future “contests”. Let me recap: I assigned the 1st house to Julia – for she was the one I asked the queston about – and the 7th house to Kevin, […]

By February 27, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Will Julia Gillard Win The Caucus Vote?

Will Julia Gillard Win The Caucus Vote?

This question is asked the night before the Labour Party caucus meets in the morning to vote on who should lead their party. Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd are the only contenders. Rudd was PM from 2007 to 2010, but when Julia announced in June 2010 she would contest the leadership Rudd stepped down knowing […]

By February 26, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Whitney Houston – dead at 48

Whitney Houston – dead at 48

Very sad news indeed. Another Diva has left us well before her time. [Click on the image for a larger view of Whitney Houston’s chart – click outside the image to close] Whitney Houston’s birth details are: 9 August 1963, Newark, New Jersey +4hrs Both her Ascendant (self) and Midheaven (career) are ruled by Jupiter, […]

By February 13, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Kerri-Anne under Uranus’ Spell

Kerri-Anne under Uranus’ Spell

Kerri-Anne Kennerley has lashed out at her former employer, Channel 9, likening it to the ill-fated Italian cruise ship the Costa Concordia. According to her, it too has veered off course and hit the rocks – – – Channel 9 is said to be millions in debt and struggling to cope. For 9 years, Kerri-Anne […]

By February 13, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Pluto has Another Moon

Pluto has Another Moon

Using the Hubble Space Telescope astronomers have discovered that Pluto has another moon. There is a fourth moon orbiting Pluto. Temporarily designated P4, it is a tiny satellite being around 13-34km in diameter. By comparison, Pluto’s largest moon Charon is 1,043 km across. The new moon is located between the orbits of Nix and Hydra, […]

By July 21, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
William and Kate’s Royal Wedding

William and Kate’s Royal Wedding

We are about to witness a Royal wedding, and somewhat of a fairytale, between a Prince and a commoner. What’s that? You say you didn’t get an invitation. Well don’t despair – the ceremony will be telecast across the globe. In many ways the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton fulfils a promise made […]

By April 23, 2011 3 Comments Read More →
Earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand

Earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake occurred at 12:51pm NZST. Its epicentre was 10km SW of Christchurch at a depth of 5km The force of this earthquake has created far more damage than the one they had in September and this time they have also had multiple fatalities. Their landmark Cathedral has lost its spire and many […]

By February 22, 2011 1 Comments Read More →