Category: Nature

Astrology of Now: Turmoil
There’s an awful lot of churn right now. You can see it on the streets of Santiago, Hong Kong, La Paz and Barcelona; in the British Parliament and American Congress. And in Kurdistan where “confusion now hath made his masterpiece.” People are in a froth. There’s [...]
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Astrology in Moby Dick
” Halloa! here’s signs and wonders truly! That, now, is what old Bowditch in his Epitome calls the zodiac, and what my almanac below calls ditto. I’ll get the almanac and as I have heard devils can be raised with Daboll’s arithmetic, I’ll try my hand at raising a [...]
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Solstice Greetings
Velvety magic at the winter solstice. Light of the Sun swallowed, we spend a long night of darkness, but there is comfort in the night’s embrace. Even in these modern times, we can turn out the electric lights and gather round the fire, letting the dark cushion our backs. We are in a [...]
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Astrology of Now: Overwhelming
Jupiter in Virgo opposition Neptune in Pisces — September 17 Readers of the horoscope will know that the coming opposition between Jupiter and Neptune is the most important aspect this month, influencing this entire period into the next season and possibly the whole year.  For some [...]
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The Balkans Under Water
At least 50 people have died in the catastrophic flooding that began last week in the Balkans, including entire families swept away by the rising water. Around a million people have been displaced and millions more are without clean water. Last May it was Central Europe that was under [...]
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Astrology of Now: A World Turned Upside Down
Port Meadow, Oxford, yesterday, February 16 I started to write this post in the middle of the Full Moon storm, so it’s slightly out of synch with the weather now – three days later. But I have left the words as they are because I think it works with the current slightly confused [...]
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Floods, I Ching and the Return of the Isle of Glastonbury
Port Meadow, Oxford this morning. The water level is still rising. First rain and snow, then floods. The old gods. Thousands of years ago, we’d have thrown iron into the water to propitiate them, or maybe sacrificed a white bull. Today we gaze at screens. There’s awe but surely [...]
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Taken at the Flood
The Rhinemaidens The Elbe, the Vistula, the Inn, the mighty Danube himself, the busy Rhine – the rivers of central Europe are swollen, bursting their banks, rolling across the countryside, swallowing roads, cars, houses. Twenty people have lost their lives. The river gods are hungry. They are [...]
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Earthquake Chart
I’ve just been asked to put up a chart for the earthquake, so here it is. As I pointed out before, Uranus is in the last minutes of Pisces, so the planet of surprises leaves the sign of the deepest oceans on a tidal wave. The imagery could not be clearer. I haven’t decided which [...]
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Big Wave: Uranus’ Last Minute in Pisces
Uranus leaves Pisces today or tomorrow (depending on where on earth you are) after eight eventful years. Get your life-jackets out, it’s going to be stormy.
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Jupiter and Uranus: Last Tango in Pisces
Shade and Darkness – The Evening before the Deluge. JMW Turner 1843 A wall of water ripped through inland Australia tearing up trees, tossing cars and buses like flotsam, swamping houses and taking lives. Today hundreds of Brazilians died in muddy landslides caused by torrents of rain. In [...]
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When it rains…
I’ve been looking at pictures of the Biblical floods in Pakistan, listening to the statistics – more people affected by this than by the Boxing Day tsunami in 2004. Is this possible? So I found a map and realised that the area being flooded is the Indus Valley itself, one of the [...]
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