2017 continues to be a relatively volatile year, with much instability and uncertainty over Brexit, increasing tensions between the US and North Korea, a large number of wildfires breaking out across the globe and growing political instability and demonstrations in global flashpoint regions such as South America (Venezuela) and Africa (Kenya and South Africa). Eclipses are, by… Continue reading Donald Trump & the Great American Eclipse of 2017
It is no small exaggeration to say that the 2017 UK General Election is probably one of the most important elections the UK has held in a very long time. What happens in June 2017 stands to have a major impact on its future direction - and potentially also it's very existence! Naturally, as an astrologer, I couldn't help myself from 'having a punt' at what the potential outcome may be. Having spent the last two elections 'getting my eye in,' hopefully this time I will be in a better position to avoid the common assumptions and pitfalls, and get things right first time round... Here goes with my election predictions!...
Can astrology provide us with some insights into the character of this enigmatic woman? On Wednesday the 13th of July, a day after Venus enters the sign par excellence of world leaders and kings: majestic and proud Leo - emblem of Britain since the 12th century - Theresa May will become the second woman ever to hold the… Continue reading Just who is Theresa May?
On Friday the 24th of June 2016, many Brits woke up to the shock of their life - the EU Referendum poll had yielded a voting result no one had expected - the Brexit camp had won by a margin of 4%. As the reality began to sink in, Leave voters began to celebrate, whilst elsewhere, there… Continue reading Shock & Awe: the Brexit vote postmortem
In less than 10 days, the UK population will go the polls to decide whether or not they want to be a part of the European Union or not. This is a fairly landmark vote, and one that has massive implications, not only for the fate of Britain, but also potentially for the rest of… Continue reading To Brexit or not to Brexit, that is question…
June was Jubilee month for the UK. During June 3-6, the nation (plus many Commonwealth countries and well-wishers from around the world) celebrated the Queen’s diamond anniversary with a feast of memorable public events, including a Thames riverboat procession and a rock concert outside Buckingham Palace, along with numerous tea and garden parties. The festivities helped many people to… Continue reading Astrological Review of June 2012
Death of a North Korean Dictator December 2011 saw the death of North Korean dictator, Kim Jong-il. Although his passing away was officially announced on the 17th of December, no one is sure of the exact time or date of his death, nor indeed, of his birth, given this controlling regime’s penchant for secrecy and their preference for mythologizing the life of their ‘dear leader’ in… Continue reading Astrological Review of December 2011
With plenty of contacts between Venus and Mercury, October was an eventful month, especially for legal decisions. We had the headline-grabbing acquittal of Amanda Knox, jailed for the murder of Meredith Kercher, after her appeal hearing in Italy. This occurred when both were part of a stellium of planets in Libra, sign of justice and the law. Later with Venus and Mercury having ingressed into vindictive, sometimes vengeful Scorpio, from where they opposed the Moon and Jupiter, politician, Liam Fox, was forced to resign amidst scandalous rumours about his association with Adam Werritty. A… Continue reading Astrological Review of October 2011