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My Astrological Interview With Glynnis MacNicol

Glynnis MacNicol is in my top ten all-time fave authors list and it is all because of her memoir No One Tells You This.  Beautifully written, it’s probably got the most resonance if you’re female and single. But really, she speaks to anyone who realizes that they’ve become self-defining. No One Tells You This starts with the author’s 40th birthday – yes, it is a Uranus Opposition memoir! Amid aRead More…

The Astrology Of Mary Shelley…And The Movie

Mary Shelley was a multiple conjunct Virgo.   “My choices made me who I am and I regret nothing.” Mary Shelley   Frankenstein author Mary Shelley was electrifyingly ahead of the era she lived in. She wrote poems, plays, and novels. Her work included the first recognizable ‘sci-fi’ and ‘post-apocalyptic’ fiction. Shelley’s mother was the prototype feminist Mary Wollstonecraft (A Vindication Of The Rights Of Women). Shelley wrote, loved, birthedRead More…

Mercury In The 3rd House Genius

She lived in a tower in the woods, writing worldly-wise works on Jungian psychotherapy. Marie-Louise Von Franz was a fab example of Mercury in 3rd House genius. Her Sun, Mars, and Mercury were in the sector of communication and hermetic magic. Some samples of her words. “People who have a creative side and do not live it out are most disagreeable clients. They make a mountain out of a molehill,Read More…

Now What The Fuqery?

Now what the fuqery…?  Mercury Retrograde is one thing – we all know the drill. But really? On MARS? And both square Neptune. This is like our designer air bridge suddenly sinking in the middle and detouring through a treacherous swamp. Beware committing big-time resources to something that could be at best flimsy or at worst actually delusional, deceitful etc. And beware even MORE, the sending of cryptic little communiquesRead More…

The Rocket Scientist & The Witch

Jack Parsons and Marjorie Cameron were a rocket scientist and a witch who fell in love. Their astrology tells an exciting tale.   There are few modern love stories as passionate and poignant as the relationship between rocket scientist Jack Parsons and his artist lover, Marjorie Cameron. At once a muse, occult student and primal force of nature – a woman he proclaimed as his ‘elemental’ in a letter toRead More…

Philosophy For Pluto in Capricorn

Anti-Fragile, written by Plutonic Capricorn Nassim Nicholas Taleb, is the best primer for Pluto in Capricorn philosophy. It’s a very now book.  Anti-Fragile talks of a state beyond resilience. Of being not just able to withstand change but to brazenly thrive though it. As the Pluto in Capricorn economy is going to be bringing it with massive geopoltical shifts all the way through up until 2024, we need this. Here isRead More…

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