Revisions for May 2018


The numbers below list the posts that have major revisions in the text, including additions, ammendations & corrections, though not necessarily textual edits for this month  up to and including the current date.  A lily of valley highlights the month of May for its sweetness and humility. Advertisements

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Lois Lane and Margot Kidder


USA Today has a good write up on her that should fill in a lot of the missing biography.  She was born at 5:42 PM Yellowknife time.  That is why her Ascendant is in the second house of Taurus — this is how the Morinus adjusts for the northern lattitudes (see Mrs Fred Trump, the…

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Gaspard Bauhin– the flower’s best friend


First is Dr. Bauhin’s chart as would have been made for him at his birth, unless Campanus or Regiomontanus was in favour, a Hellenistic whole house affair.  We have rectified him to 05.18 Gemini, that Dr. Gordon says gives a “studious and sane mind.  Sober judgement.”  I decided to do a chart on him because…

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The rise of Yugoslavia c.1918


The creation of Yugoslavia after WWI and how its chart foretold the inevitable fall into Communism.

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On the Lusitania, Elbert Hubbard


                                        Unravelling Hubbard and his legacy at Roycroft We will be tackling the various charts in Marc Jones’s How to Learn Astrology by Marc Jones; our first is Elbert Hubbard who on May 7, 1915  went…

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This week: May 6 – 12 2018: Atlanta Georgia


Sunday May 6, 2018 Mercury square Black Moon 2:07AM EDT, Jupiter trine Astraea 2:29AM EDT, Sun sextile Neptune 9:56AM EDT, Pluto quincunx Pallas 10:39AM EDT, Mercury contra-parallel Astraea 3:18PM EDT, Moon square Mars &  Uranus   Monday May 7, 2018 Mercury square Pluto 4:52AM EDT, Uranus square Vulcanus 2:49PM EDT, Venus square Neptune 5:58PM EDT, Mercury…

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This week: April 29 – May 5 2018 Sacramento California


Sunday April 29, 2018 Sun trine Saturn 6:03AM EDT, Full Moon 8:58PM EDT at 9°Scor38′ Trop, Mercury quincunx Poseidon 11:25PM EDT   Monday April 30, 2018 Venus contra-parallel Saturn 2:05AM EDT, Sun sextile Kronos 7:23AM EDT, Venus parallel Hades 1:33PM EDT, Mars parallel Cupido 1:40PM EDT, Sun square Ceres 5:26PM EDT and square the nodes…

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Frankland’s Musician


William Frankland in his book, Investigative Astrology c. 1900, has this chart with the question of what is his problem?  He gives us some clues:  there is a kite configuration made of the opposition between Mercury and Uranus. He also lets us know that Jupiter is in its essential house of Pisces and Venus is…

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Dust Storm in Uttar Pradesh/Rajasthan India


The time is from the BBC news site where you can watch this video to get an idea of the devastation of the dust storm. It is mesmerizing to watch such havoc. The Chart above looks colourful but understanding the key makes it coherent. Start with the Opposition from the fourth house to the winds…

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The Cobra and Karel Appel


The Dutch artist Karel Appel,  died at the age of 85, famously declared that “If I paint like a barbarian, it’s because we live in a barbarous age” – the sentiment of a man who had reached adulthood at the beginning of the second world war. Yet, like other members of that shortlived but celebrated…

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