Taurus: A Self-portrait and a Poem
The Afternoon Sun  …This room, how familiar it is. The couch was here, near the door, a Turkish carpet in front of it. Close by, the shelf with two yellow vases. On the right—no, opposite—a wardrobe with a mirror.  In the middle the table where he wrote, and the three big wicker chairs. Beside the […]
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Monthly Podcast: April 19-May 19
It’s Taurus’ month and we had lots to discuss — the Bull, the beauty and the excitement. The month ahead is full of change and action for everyone — and it’s not really slowing down.
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The Benin Bronzes
Just after the Full Moon, on 18 February 1897, a British expeditionary force breached the great walls of the city of Benin, capital of one of the wealthiest kingdoms in West Africa.  An orgy of looting, murder and arson ensued. The city was razed, its priests were executed, and the Oba, the king, was sent […]
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Halston
After Roy Halston Frowicker died in San Francisco in 1990, the obituaries where cautious, muted, a little salty. Maybe it was because he’d lost his business, maybe it was because of the louche lifestyle, or maybe it was just because of the cruelty of fashion: by 1990, Halston was just so last decade. With the […]
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April Horoscopes
It’s time to stretch your winter-wearied limbs, take a few deep breaths and wipe the grime from your windows. Here in the North the birds are building their nests, the daffodils are bringing a blast of bright sunshine to the dreary landscape, and the evenings are beginning to linger. There is already the promise of […]
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Venus in Aries: Icons and Artists
  For more on Venus in Aries, click here.
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Aries: A Self-portrait and a Poem
  You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you?  Why are you beset with gloom?  ‘Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells Pumping in my living room… Read the rest of […]
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Asteroids Report, Anne Whitaker Recording & hand outs
  I hope you’ve already listened to the Asteroids Report on the members’ page. All previous reports are now available too. Just follow the link. My conversation with Anne Whitaker about the lunar nodes is also up for members, including some relevant handouts from Anne. Go to the Resources page! Enjoy. To go to the […]
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Astrology of Now: The Green One
The Green One, al Khidr, may be a traveller or an angel, a sailor or a sage; he guards the sea, is a patron of poets and calligraphers, heals the sick, and as you can see above rides on the back of fish. He may come to your aid if you are drowning, heal your […]
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Asteroids Report March-April
I’ve just published the video on the member’s page. It seems like some of the asteroids are lending some much needed flexibility to 2021. The Asteroids Report is published every two months for members of The Oxford Astrologer.  
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Meghan, Harry and Diana's Saturn Return
If ever you wondered whether this country were in the grip of a prolonged nervous breakdown, take a millisecond to peruse the extraordinary media response to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s interview with the redoubtable queen across the water, Oprah Winfrey. That was aired last night in the US and it’s coming here this […]
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In Conversation with Anne Whitaker
I’m so pleased that Anne is coming back to the Oxford Astrologer for more chat. She’ll be in Glasgow, of course, giving us the view from Scotland. I think we’ll be talking about eclipses, and particularly this eclipse cycle. Bring your questions! This is a special event for members of The Oxford Astrologer. The Zoom […]
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March Horoscopes
Here we are at the change of seasons. In March, we come to the end of the cycle of the Zodiac and begin again at the beginning. March promises a little magic, a little fairytale splendour and a little release from some of the strictness of February. To read my prognostications click here to go […]
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Venus in Pisces: The Little Mermaid
Venus, the goddess of love and harmony, art and laughter, dives into the deep waters of Pisces on February 25. Looking up people with Venus in Pisces, I noticed that Hans Christian Andersen, writer of fairytales, was born with this particular signature. Which set me thinking about his beautiful story, The Little Mermaid — and […]
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Pisces: A Self-portrait and a Poem
Sea Breeze The flesh is sad, Alas! and I have read all the books. Let’s go! Far off. Let’s go! I sense that the birds, intoxicated, fly deep into unknown spume and sky! Nothing – not even old gardens mirrored by eyes – can restrain this heart that drenches itself in the sea, O nights, […]
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