Tag: astrology

Katherine Mansfield

Katherine Mansfield

You may notice that today’s Google Doodle celebrates the birthday of Katherine Mansfield. Who? Well that’s what I asked myself, so I did a bit of digging… Katherine Mansfield Beauchamp Murry (14 Oct 1888 – 9 Jan 1923) was a writer of short fiction who was born in Wellington, New Zealand, and wrote under the […]

By October 14, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Soda water

Soda water

Artificially carbonated water was invented by chemist Joseph Priestley (1733-1804), who published his findings in a 1772 paper titled “Directions for Impregnating Water with Fixed Air”. He did not exploit the commercial potential of soda water, but others such as J. J. Schweppe, who developed the process to manufacture carbonated mineral water, made fortunes from […]

By October 6, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
New Moon in Libra October 2013

New Moon in Libra October 2013

New Moon in Libra 0:34 UT/10:34 AEST 5th October 2013 The New Moon is the beginning of the 8 phase cycle. It’s at this time that the Moon and Sun are conjunct ie. joined together in the same sign, and the Sun impregnates the Moon with new seed. The Moon is not visible and the […]

By October 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Mercury in Cancer

Mercury in Cancer

Mercury has just moved from Gemini to Cancer. Conversation slows down and focuses more on perception than thinking. Memory sharpens, tact increases, and interest in artistic pursuits is piqued.

By May 31, 2013 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 →
What is a Horoscope?

What is a Horoscope?

You’ve heard of the word “horoscope” . . . but what does it mean ? The word horoscope comes from Greek horoskopos: hora, hour, season + skopos, observe, to look at — horoscope = to observe the hour. So a horoscope captures a moment in time, like the birth of a person or a special […]

By March 6, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Jupiter stations direct

Jupiter stations direct

Wednesday 30th January 2012 Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system, and astrologically is graced with largesse and magnanimity. Since 5th October Jupiter has been moving retrograde (backwards relative to Earth). Today Jupiter grinds to a halt and stands still at 7° Gemini, where it remains until 19th February. It will move to […]

By January 31, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The Sun is Good for Your Heart

The Sun is Good for Your Heart

As astrologers we know that the Sun rules Leo and the heart. It therefore follows that sunshine is good for heart health. Dermatologist Richard Weller has identified this as a scientific fact. He hasn’t isolated how much sunlight is good for you but do we need the Vitamin D it provides, amongst other things. There’s […]

By January 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Full Moon January 2013

Full Moon January 2013

A Full Moon occurs in Melbourne this Sunday afternoon 27th January at 3:39pm AEDT at 7°24′ Leo. A Full Moon brings to fruition the intention set at the previous New Moon. It is a time of culmination, illumination, realisation, fulfillment and great emotion. All the hard work preceding it bears fruit and is infused with […]

By January 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
History of Astrology DVD

History of Astrology DVD

Take a guided tour through the history of civilisation and discover that astrology was always there. This one hour DVD is based on the course I teach at the CAE (Centre for Adult Education, Melbourne, Australia). It is a colourful exploration of the history of astrology that will surprise and delight you. The following are […]

By January 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Aquarius Ingress 2013 – Celestial Indications

Aquarius Ingress 2013 – Celestial Indications

20th January to 18th February 2013 The Sun moves in to the sign of Aquarius on Sunday. The chart is ruled by Saturn in the 9th house – there will be talk of the mining industry, its tax and associated laws governing this industry as well as overseas contracts? Saturn is in a partile (exact) […]

By January 18, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Venus conjunct Pluto

Venus conjunct Pluto

16th – 18th January AEDT Venus conjunct Pluto is when the planet of love meets the planet of intensity … relationships become an all-consuming passion, and deeply mesmerising, like a fire full of hot coals. However, in this case, both planets meet in cool, cautious Capricorn so there is passion but it burns long and […]

By January 16, 2013 0 Comments Read More →