Gifts for Mankind. Venus in a masculine Guise, from André Gide.

André Gide was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1947 “for his comprehensive and artistically significant writings, in which human problems and conditions have been presented with a fearless love of truth and keen psychological insight.” He also wrote the first gay novel ever published. In his outstanding biography, ANDRĖ GIDE.…

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Fred Astaire: “Can’t act. Slightly Bald. Also dances”

This post is from Joyce’s blog, a chart interpretation and edited extract from her book “Using Age Progression” Fred Astaire was born Frederick Austerlitz on 10.5.1899 at 21.16 local time in Omaha, Nebraska USA, the son of an American born mother and an Austrian father. His chart reminds me of a see-saw or swing boat…

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The spectrum of severe mental health disorders and astrological research – a beginning

This post comes from John Grove’s website, identifying corrrelations between mental health disorders and astrological psychology. A continuum of Mental Health Disorders: This article will explore the factors both environmental and genetic that lead to a sliding continuum of mental problems rather than discrete disorders. The medical model has been imposed upon mental disorders which…

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Gifts for Mankind. Venus at her Most Fashionable – from Yves Saint Laurent.

I recently watched a documentary on Yves Saint Laurent and wondered why he seemed ‘not present’. Surely the French fashion designer who is regarded as being among the foremost fashion designers of the twentieth century should not be so ‘absent’ when his models are on the catwalk? Then I discovered that he abused both alcohol and…

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