Category: astrology

Astrology Detective: Princess Diana’s Birth Time
As you may know, there are conflicting reports of Diana, Princess of Wales’ birth time, so I was interested to hear a fellow astrologer explain how she had approached the issue – and how she reached her conclusion. The following article by Kristianna Harris shows just how tricky an [...]
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Your Month Ahead: Podcast
It’s the equinox! Hooray. One of the four corners of the year. Here, we are turning into autumn. Sally and I met at Cliveden, a very beautiful stately home outside London, famous, or infamous, for political intrigue. That seemed appropriate for the month ahead with Venus, the planet of [...]
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In the Key of Virgo: Leonard Cohen
The great Leonard Cohen: born on this day, September 21, 1936. Ascendant and Sun are both at 27° Virgo — a great heart — and they make a perfect square to the MC in Gemini (a career as a wordsmith). The two planets of art, Venus and Neptune, are also exactly conjunct too — at [...]
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Digging Up Trouble
I’m writing a column for the bimonthly Infinity Astrology Magazine called Phenomena, taking a more general look at the zeitgeist. Here is my first piece. My uncle spat into a small test-tube, sealed it, and put the test-tube in an envelope. He was, quite casually, sending off a sample of [...]
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In the Key of Virgo: Cesaria Evora
Cesaria Evora was born on this day, August 27, in 1941 — a Virgo, with a Scorpio Moon: precision and soul. She was called the “Barefoot Diva” because she liked to sing without shoes. Maybe not surprising considering her stellium in earthy Virgo — Sun, Mercury, North [...]
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Astrology of Now: Perfect Legs
When the planet of disco balls and silver suits, that is Uranus, dances in perfect time with that stately waltzer Saturn, you know you’re in a peculiarly potent sort of season. Of course, Uranus and Saturn have been doing this all summer from early Taurus and Capricorn respectively. This [...]
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Podcast: Your Month Ahead
This month we recorded our session by the Watts Chapel of Rest in Compton, an Arts and Crafts masterpiece next door to the Watts artist’s village in Surrey. We had quite a lively discussion about the month ahead, which looks, well, quite good — especially after the Full Moon and [...]
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August Correction!
I got myself into a Uranian switcheroo with the Aquarius horoscopes. So sorry Aquarians, I got it backwards — how Uranian is that? Corrections have been sent out twice, but with the mistake still compounded in the first one! The correct one is also accessible from this site — to [...]
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Juno and the Axis of Desire
This year Juno, the asteroid named after the goddess of marriage and commitment, will be spending a long time in Taurus, a sign associated with passion, desire, obstinacy and obsession. Taurus is, of course, the opposite sign to Scorpio — also a sign known for obsession, obstinacy and [...]
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Lying in Grass
Lying in Grass Is this everything now, the quick delusions of flowers, And the down colors of the bright summer meadow, The soft blue spread of heaven, the bees’ song, Is this everything only a god’s Groaning dream, The cry of unconscious powers for deliverance? The distant line of [...]
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Astrology of Now: Sober Moon
Although this moon rides high, luscious and fulsome in the midsummer, it’s not bound to take us away from our connection to the earth. Indeed this, rather sombre Moontide, is all about feeling grounded. The Moon is in Capricorn and she conjoins old sobersides Saturn himself. Saturn has a [...]
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9 Things To Do While The Sun Is In Cancer
Sun in Cancer June 21- July 21 With the Sun in watery emotional Cancer, the general mood shifts from chatty, friendly Gemini to a more emotional, intuitive vibe. Here are some ways to be at one with the tempo of the times. Get on, in or at least near the water. It’s not just the […]
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Kim’s Actual Chart
Oops forgot to include this with the last post.
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Kim Kardashian and the Plutocrat President
When two reality TV stars meet in the Oval Office behind the big desk, you know the world is topsy-turvy. Well, we are where we are… and here at The OA we love a great picture. The official White House photographer(s) just keep on giving… What’s also interesting is that this [...]
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Bankrolled by Moscow? Arron Banks Natal Chart
The smug and squishy features of one Arron Banks, the millionaire who bankrolled the campaign to leave the EU last year, are all over the British newspapers today. Why? Because he’s been shown to be a world class liar. He said he’d met some Russians a few times but it turns out he [...]
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Mutti, the Wunderkind and the Naughty Chair
This extraordinary photograph taken at the G7 summit was released today by the office of Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany. It kind of says it all — and it’s a great composition too. From the right by Sun sign: Trump (Gemini, eternal child), Bolton (Scorpio, grand vizier/power [...]
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Excavations
Coming to you, rather sternly I see, from deepest Cornwall, with some ideas about some long-term aspects.
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Astrology & Fashion: Papess Rihanna
Pop mogul Rihanna strode into the Met Ball dressed as a She-Pope a few days ago — and she looked awesome, in the true sense of the word. Indeed, she appeared to be channelling the goddess herself. And no wonder — truly she is blessed by the gods of beauty and mystique. She has a […]
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Venus in Gemini: The Twinkle
Those of you who follow this series already know that we’re looking at beautiful or extraordinary people to try and get an idea of how Venus, the goddess of beauty, works in each sign. Light, breezy, youthful, friendly, clever, funny — those are Gemini adjectives. Maybe the most famous Venus [...]
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