Rudolf Steiner: Mystic for the Modern Era

The work of Rudolf Steiner has impacted more people in the past few years than it ever did in his lifetime. His was a quiet voice and nothing he said ever banged people on the head or threatened to provoke a revolution. From Steiner we get that mouthful of a word ‘Anthroposophy’ which in everydayContinue reading “Rudolf Steiner: Mystic for the Modern Era”

Nobody’s Lapdog: John Lydon, the ex Pistol

Johnny Rotten was born Jan 31st 1956, was known by this name when he was in the Sex Pistols but the more you know about him the less that name seems to apply. He rubbished the name Rotten as soon as he quit the Sex Pistols as he said that McClaren was stealing his soulContinue reading “Nobody’s Lapdog: John Lydon, the ex Pistol”

The Age of Individualism: Lord Byron’s travels across Europe

  The name Byron represents one who stands out from the crowd- the lone hero battling his personal demons.  It is a familiar name and even has its own adjective ‘Byronic’. It is hard to see the famous portrait, and not feel his charisma ooze out of the canvas. If he had a Twitter accountContinue reading “The Age of Individualism: Lord Byron’s travels across Europe”

Romance and Finance: Venus Retrograde in Capricorn

  Venus goes retrograde in Capricorn on the 19th December.  You might think – fine, Venus retrogrades every 19 months or so, and what of it?  But it is a very big deal. I have noted the effects of this placement and the baleful impact it can have on relationships in a previous article asContinue reading “Romance and Finance: Venus Retrograde in Capricorn”

Master of Masters: Enter Bruce Lee

  When Bruce Lee bursts in the room, he lands on his toes, arching like an alley cat, raises his arms but does not stay still. He dances sideways back and forth. If he picks a fight with you, the challenge – and your life lesson- begins and it’s it’ll be over so fast, you’llContinue reading “Master of Masters: Enter Bruce Lee”

Nick Drake: The Loner’s Loner

  This period while the sun is in Cancer has been cathartic mainly because I listened once again to the entire catalogue of Nick Drake.  If you feel the monthly shift of the tropical zodiac, and tune in to that seasonal flow, this is the time to get in touch with your emotions- just beforeContinue reading “Nick Drake: The Loner’s Loner”

When is a Muse not a Muse?

This is another meditation on a theme which is presented as a visual essay in video form as well as this written version here.   I conceived it as a visual essay as it communicates mainly through imagery.  There are some rough edges on the video as I’m still learning these skills so if it seemsContinue reading “When is a Muse not a Muse?”

The Ultimate, the Indescribable Endpoint of the Zodiac – Pisces

Hokusai’s woodcut captures that a wave becomes a mountain if it is frozen in time, that energy is in constant motion that they eye does not see. To notice that underlying vibration and power of water we might need the eyes of a Piscean who won’t have any issues in switching dimensions, but might haveContinue reading “The Ultimate, the Indescribable Endpoint of the Zodiac – Pisces”

Shirley Jackson’s Chironic Eclipse Message

Shirley Jackson has something to tell us from beyond the grave. Her date of birth is on this December 14th eclipse, her star is rising again with Elisabeth Moss portraying her in a new biopic. So it is time to reassess: why Shirley Jackson, why now and what is the message? She was an author,Continue reading “Shirley Jackson’s Chironic Eclipse Message”

What Lessons have we Learned from Venus in Gemini?

  If this is Earth school then our challenges are now the toughest ever and what we’ve gone through may be just the mock exams. The real graduation is down the line. We’ve taken some hard knocks from Pluto, Saturn and Jupiter doing a ritual dance together. But I want to keep the focus onContinue reading “What Lessons have we Learned from Venus in Gemini?”

Martialing your Mars in Aries 2020

Mars has been in the watery sign of Pisces since May 14th and emotions have been not just been bubbling mildly but reaching boiling point in an explosive emotional way and it has polarized the world, but on June 28th Mars moves into the Martial sign of Aries and stays there for six whole months.Continue reading “Martialing your Mars in Aries 2020”

The Bumpy Ride gets Bumpier: March 2020

    When I talked about transits of Mars in a previous post, I said get ready for a bumpy ride as the sun comes into Aries. That’s right about now, March 20th. So congratulations we have made it to this point. But this global panic, crisis and toilet paper hysteria is just a tasterContinue reading “The Bumpy Ride gets Bumpier: March 2020”