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
Neptune stationed on the 11th of November, ending its annual retrograde period, which began around 7 June 2013. For many, this came as something of a relief. Neptune’s stay in the sign of Pisces has been anything but peaceful or uneventful, especially when it comes to the sea. Since Neptune’s ingress into water-ruled Pisces in… Continue reading Neptune in Pisces: flooding, drowning and tidal surges in the UK
May was dominated by several major planetary events: a series of Neptune squares on the 13th, 18th and 26th, which coincided with misjudgements and travel accidents; another pass of the rather challenging Uranus-Pluto square on May the 20th, which corresponded with a devastating tornado in Oklahoma and an outbreak of rioting and civil unrest in… Continue reading Woolwich Massacre & the April 2014 eclipses
As expected, March proved to be a fairly pivotal month in world affairs, with plenty of momentous turning points, historical events and announcements crowding the headlines. These included the election of Pope Francis, a move towards foreign intervention in the Syrian civil war by Western powers, the Cypriot banking crisis, a spate of weather ‘weirding,’… Continue reading Boris Berezovsky – Suicide or Murder?
As befitted a month during which the Sun spent half its time in unpredictable Aquarius, February turned out to chock full of surprises. These included the shock resignation of the Pope on February the 11th, the shooting of Paralympic champion, Oscar Pistorius’ girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in the early hours of Valentine’s Day, the downgrading of… Continue reading Resignation of Pope Benedict
January saw the second inauguration of President Obama on the 20th and 21st of the month. The ceremonies took place just as the Sun left conservative Capricorn (representative of the Republicans) and ingressed into progressive, egalitarian Aquarius (associated with Democratic values). Aquarius also happens to be rising in Obama’s natal chart, so he, the Democrats and the times appeared to be… Continue reading The Astrology of Obama’s Second Inauguration
In the UK, July was all about the Olympic Games. Not only was this a chance for London to showcase itself to the rest of the world as a premier sporting, tourism and business destination, but it also offered leaders the chance to lift the spirit of the nation, currently depressed due to on-going economic doom and gloom, reigniting… Continue reading Astrological Review of July 2012