Surf’s Up! Astrology, Fate and Free Will by Clair Bentley

Empowerment. With my traditional chart ruler, Mars, involved in all sorts of astrological shenanigans right through this year, including a major Neptune transit, significant progressions and assorted return activity, I seem to have become keenly sensitised to the concept and to encounter it wherever I turn. I notice it has become a modern watchword for […]

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Nu-metal and Astrology by Hiroko Oshida

Nu-metal is one of the genres in the metal music scene. It emerged in the mid 90s and conquered the scene until the very early 2000s. As its name “nu” indicates, nu-metal is admitted as a new style of metal which evolved from the old-school. Nu-metal keeps aggressive and loud sounds as the old-school, but […]

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Seamus Heaney by Julia Savage

When I was asked to write an article for the Writing Corner I wondered what I would write as I did not feel particularly inspired to write about any particular person at that time.  Then on Friday 30th August I was shocked and saddened to hear of Seamus Heaney’s death. I felt intrigued by this man […]

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The Virtues of Debility by Martin Lipson

The table of dignities and debilities is a technique which allows astrologers to assess the strength or performance of planets in signs. It has been around for a very long time. Its origins even predate Claudius Ptolemy (90 AD – 168 AD) but the version of the table he proposed in his landmark text Tetrabiblos […]

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Water Grand Trine: A Chance to Heal by Lorna Blake

Grand Trine in Water Signs, Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces: An Opportunity for Healing – June/July 2013 During the last few years we have experienced turmoil and unrest with many unexpected and deep changes taking place in society and within our personal lives, courtesy of the on-going Uranus – Pluto Square providing a backdrop for unexpected […]

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