A life well-lived

Leo 2021 Leo season – a time for the heart rather than the head. As I write, the tragic events unfolding in Afghanistan are filling media outlets. And there is suffering everywhere. As if Haiti didn’t have enough to be going on with, the latest earthquake has brought even more heartbreak. And of course, Coronavirus issues have brought untold hardship …

We don’t need another hero

Leo 2020 One of the things I love about astrology is that it offers a framework to think about what’s going on. This is at an individual level, at group level, at country level and globally. I have a kind of addiction to ‘why’ questions. Why does someone have this particular issue? What’s behind it? Why do leaders behave the …

It’s too darn hot

Leo 2018 The source of the zodiac is based in the northern hemisphere and therefore the signs are thought to align with northern hemisphere seasons. Leo, a sign associated with the sun, occurs in our summer. We should, then, be forgiven for expecting some heat and sunshine. In Amsterdam we hope for a bit of that every year. However this …

Hello from the other side – of the Eclipse

Leo 2017 If you are part of any astrology circles, you can’t possibly have missed all the blogs, vlogs, podcasts, workshops and all manner of events relating to the upcoming ‘Great American Eclipse’. Eclipses happen all the time, however this is indeed a special eclipse for many reasons. Because totality can be seen only on US soil (a very rare …