Ancient sex 

Scorpio 2012 This month I want to consider two themes, Capricorn, which aligns with Saturn, and Scorpio, which aligns with Pluto. The reason for my focus here is that for the next couple of years these two planets are in what is called ‘mutual reception’ in the sky. Pluto is in Capricorn and Saturn has recently entered Scorpio – i.e. …

C&A and the Brenninkmeijers

May 2011 A few years ago when I was doing my dissertation for my MA in Cultural Astronomy and Astrology, I was lucky enough to get an interview with one of the managers at Athos, the managing company of C&A in Amsterdam. This week in the press, there was an article about them, confirming what I had discovered then. They had …

Pension age – what should it be?

Scorpio 2010 As I write, we are in the middle of Scorpio 2010 and its themes are very visible in the world. Death is on every news channel – volcanoes and tsunamis in Indonesia, airline crashes and scares, wars. Every day dead soldiers are being returned to their homeland and terrorist acts are causing death. Halloween, which was originally a time …

How to use the Scorpion

Scorpio 2008  I’m a firm believer in co-creation. What I mean by that is that although there are cycles that we can’t avoid – that we have to live within – I believe we do have influence. We are part of the cosmos, a fact which has been forgotten for a long time, particularly by some scientists. We are part of a …