The Moral of the Sydney Siege

Sagittarius 2014 As this is the Sagittarius Monthly Planet, I was intending to write about Saturn entering this sign on December 23rd, where he will stay for a few years. But events somewhat overtook me. Since 2012 and possibly even earlier, astrologers have been commenting on an unfolding celestial drama involving the clash of two gods – Uranus, the sky …

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The Bossy Universe

Scorpio 2014 Recently I was asked to write an article for a Dutch Career Coaching magazine. Vocation is one of my favourites topics so I was delighted, as it is not often that astrologers receive invitations to contribute to ‘normal’ magazines. Each of their issues has a theme and this time it was ‘coincidence’ – obviously a topic for which …

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Compromise – Libra at its best

Libra 2014 The root of the word compromise comes from com – together and promittere – promise. So a joint promise. It sounds like marriage! All very Libran – our sign of the month. Lovely! The start of Libra is the time that represents one of the balance points of the year, when the sun crosses the equator. There is …

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The Sins of the Fathers

Virgo 2014 As I write, Scotland has just voted ‘NO’ to becoming independent from the United Kingdom. A major decision for Scotland, but perhaps even more important for the UK. On the same day as the referendum, a new book was launched. Written by the father of the mass murderer Anders Breivik, who killed 77 people in Norway back in August …

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The Lion, the Thunder God and Israel

Leo 2014 This month, during discussions both astrological and otherly (yes it’s a word in the urban dictionary!), the view that ‘you can’t not take sides when it comes to Israel and Palestine’  has been aired. It is a very sensitive subject and indeed it is difficult to stay neutral. But since it is Leo time, I am going to jump into the …

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Sad messages from the Sky

Cancer 2014 Cancer time is almost over – and what a time it has been this year. I started off with the idea of writing about the joys of good competition – as experienced during the World Cup (with the possible exception of the hosts Brazil!) and Wimbledon. I have written about this in  Cancer 2008 and 2010 as these events always happen …

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