Category: asteroids

When you use the fine focus of the asteroids, subtle nuance and surprising details become clear.

An Interview about The Quest for Love with Ana Isabel
From the heights of true love to the power of Saturn-Sun conjunctions, astrologer Ana Isabel asks me some probing questions. This was recorded in early November, before I gave a talk about the asteroid Psyche and love stories at the Astrological Lodge of London. She surprised me! This is part [...]
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Adele’s Saturn
  One thing’s certain about the singer Adele: she likes Saturn. At her one-night only special in Los Angeles the other day, she sported ginormous, dangly Saturn earrings, flashed a tattoo of the ringed planet on her right forearm, and was otherwise clad in black head to foot — [...]
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Zuckerberg’s Ouchie!
  Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and super-plutocrat (check 0°Scorp), is having quite the seamy week, what with the whistleblowing, the share drop — and, of course, the outage. And here’s the thing. It’s not all that obvious in his astrology — unless you dig count the asteroid Chiron, [...]
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In Conversation with Anne Whitaker
Anne Whitaker, writer, astrologer and raconteur was kind enough to spend an evening in astrological conversation with me and members of the Oxford Astrologer. We were discussing her new book Postcards to the Future: Mercurial Musings 1995-2021.  As well as being a fine writer and critic, Anne [...]
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Asteroids Report for September and October
  Here is a clip from the much longer Asteroids Report on the members page. I looked at Pallas, Hygeia, Juno, Vesta and Ceres over the next two months. Where they are in the sky, what they mean and why they’re helpful. If you’re a member, click here to see the rest. If [...]
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Gareth Southgate, England’s Finest
The manager of the England football team, Gareth Southgate, is a diplomat, a tactician, a patriot and a leader. He has brought his young team to the final of a major tournament, eloquently defended them from slurs and set an example of gentlemanly behaviour not just just for his players but [...]
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Zoom Chat on Sunday
I am looking forward to chatting on Sunday. It’s been quite the month. I thought we could talk about asteroids because I’ve been doing quite a bit of research recently, but the choice is yours. Bring your questions, and we’ll see where that leads. This is for member’s [...]
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#FreeBritney
Singer and dancer Britney Spears is 39 years old, and, until recently, and has has a busy work schedule as super pop diva. But she is enslaved by a so-called legal conservatorship that was set up when she was having a nervous breakdown 13 years ago. Spears had the kind of melt-down that [...]
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Asteroids in June, July and August
Juno, the planet of contracts and marriages, is deeply involved in the current eclipses. Meanwhile, Pallas, the goddess of wisdom, is swimming through the seas of Pisces, and Hygeia, the goddess of public health, is changing signs later in the summer. This 22-minute round-up of the [...]
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The End of the Power Couple: Bill and Melinda Gates Divorce
On New Year’s Day 1994, fiery, clever Melinda French married billionaire super-nerd William Gates III in Lanai, Hawaii. It turned out to be one of the most globally influential partnerships of the last quarter of century. Cosmically speaking, it was a wonderful day for a wedding, blessed [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Amanda Gorman: On Fire
I was wondering how the Mars-Uranus conjunction — that fiery, combustible, dangerous pairing — would manifest on the day of the inauguration. And then Amanda Gorman, Youth Poet Laureate, stepped onto the platform and began to declaim. She looked fantastic, like a queen from a [...]
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January-February Asteroids: Hygeia Special
  The new asteroid report is up on the members’ page. As well taking a look at the actions of Vesta, Ceres and friends, I looked into Hygeia, the asteroid of health this month, because… pandemic. She’s retrograde again, and this time she’s in Leo opposing the [...]
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On the Death of My Father
My Dad died at around 8.30am on July 31. His passing was pleasant, I’m told. He was in his own bed, in his own house. His carer came to find him, breezily calling down the corridor, and sailing into his room. Seeing he was still supine, she said his name, he replied, “Oui”, [...]
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The Asteroids Report
My video on the movements of the asteroids in July and August is up on the members’ page. Things are looking quite interesting for Ceres, the goddess of mothering, currently at a standstill in Pisces, and Pallas Athena embroiled in the Capricorn affair. Enjoy!         [...]
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An Interview With Me
Richard Wickes, who hosts a fascinating podcast devoted to “light workers”, interviewed me last week. When you get a Cancer and a Pisces talking together — one on an island in the Gulf of Siam and the other in the sleepy Thames Valley — you do some meandering. The [...]
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Food Shortages
My supermarket is a cornucopia –– shelves of fresh vegetables from Kenya, South Africa and Spain, glistening fruit, vacuum-packed meat (as far from the carcass as possible), smoked salmon from Scotland and Alaska, pimentos from Alicante, olive oil from Tuscany, yoghurt from Thessaloniki, rye [...]
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