Norman Wisdom – A New Star in the Heavens

I have to say I was sad to hear of the death of Norman Wisdom yesterday. He was a staple of my childhood. I can still remember crying with laughter when I perhaps six or seven as I watched his antics with Mr. Grimsdale....

Solar Eclipse 4th January 2011 – Eros Calling

The Solar Eclipse/New Moon occurs on the 4th of January 2011 at 10.03am (UK). The Moon and Sun will be at 13.39 degrees Capricorn. An eclipse of the Sun is a paradox. In darkness we see that which is usually hidden. What is normally invisible...

New Moon in Libra – September 2011 – Hope Springs

Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.  ~Lin Yutang The New Moon occurs at 11:08 Universal Time on the 27th September 2011 at exactly 4 degrees Libra. The New...

New Kid on the Block

Some would think that perhaps we astrologers have enough on our minds synthesising a chart composed of the traditional elements without adding more. But in recent years the many asteroids in our solar system have increasingly appeared in interpretations and analysis. Initially I found...

Asteroid Iris – The Rainbow Goddess

ASTRONOMY Asteroid Iris was discovered by English astronomer J.R Hind on August 13th 1847. She was the 7th asteroid to be discovered. Iris is the fourth brightest object in the asteroid belt after Vesta, Ceres and Pallas (Wikipedia). Her orbit is 3.68 years and her designated symbol is...

Asteroid Aesculapia

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Aesculapia (asteroid 1027) was discovered on the 11th November 1923. It's name comes from the Roman version of the Greek God of Medicine, Asclepius. Mythology In 293BC a plague hit Rome. Ambassadors were sent to Greece to retrieve a statue of the Roman healer God Ascelpius....