Back to school With Astrology

Teachers, parents and pupils in the northern hemisphere are preparing for the commencement of a new academic year. And what better way to begin the year than with a head start? Here are a few astrological tips to help children get the most out of their free education.

Growing Pains : The Astrology of Adolescence

Can the cycles of Jupiter and Saturn help teachers better understand school students and their development hurdles? Alex Trenoweth explains the role astrology could play in the pressure cooker of our classrooms
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I Love Pluto and Its Nodes

Pluto and its Nodes, their planetary rulers, and aspects to these from other planets, correlate to the root structure within any birth chart. From that root, all else – the South/North Nodes of the Moon, their planetary rulers, and aspects to these points – are ‘birthed’ from that root. It’s like a tree that has branches where the root produces the trunk of the tree, and the trunk then produces branches with leaves. This core root and its branches within the birth chart is treated EQUALLY for it is the very structure of the chart itself

Why there are 12 zodiac signs NOT 13.

The astronomical zodiac actually contains 13 star signs – the 12 that we’re familiar with plus another one, called Ophiuchus.
Ophiuchus was deliberately left out of the original zodiac, over 2000 years ago, even though the Sun clearly passes in front of it after passing in front of Scorpius (commonly known as Scorpio) and before reaching Sagittarius. The reason for this is not known, but it may be because ancient astrologers wanted to divide the 360 degree path of the Sun in a mathematically pleasing way – 12 equal parts, each of 30 degrees.

David Bowie: The Gift of Sound and Vision 1947-2016

The world was shocked and saddened to hear of legendary musician David Bowie passing away January 10, two days after his 69th birthday. Millions of fans would agree that David Bowie was one of the greatest, most audacious, multi-talented rock stars ever. He was Ziggy Stardust, the Thin White Duke, the Rebel Rebel, Aladdin Sane(A Lad Insane), A Starman and Spaceman an androgynous, chameleon, actor, producer, artist, joker, husband, father and much more. With a high profile career that lasted 5 decades and with a following that touched many generations.

Astrology and Alchemy

What is Alchemy? The word alchemy evokes many images including that of the crazed medieval chemist, stooped over arcane manuscripts, trying to unlock the secrets of nature in order to make gold out of base metals or create the so called “philosophers stone” propounded to bestow eternal life. Some have excused alchemy as a philosophical endeavour,

A Mystery Chart!

As a member of an astrology group that meets regularly to discuss and share all sorts of astrological techniques, studies, books and ideas, one thing always on our agenda is the deciphering of a “Mystery Chart”. The Mystery Chart exercise is a perfect way to see how our own astrological learning, ideas and assumptions influence what we see or read in a chart, helping us to be cautious in what we ascertain and expect about an astrological chart, but also helping us trust further our language and recognize how accurate it can be.