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Jodrell Bank Telescope gains UNESCO World Heritage status

I wrote this post on my astrological psychology blog in August 2007, when the famous telescope was celebrating its half-century. On 7th July 2019 it was awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status, and it’s worth revisiting what I wrote in the context of this significant award, setting in alongside the chart image for the telescope and

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Voltaire. The Daredevil Philosopher.

“Depth, genius imagination, taste, reason, sensibility, philosophy, elevation, originality…” These are 9 of the more than 40 words with which the German genius Goethe described Voltaire who was a witty French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher famous for his criticism – in the early 18th Century already – of Christianity, especially the Roman Catholic Church, and the lack of freedom of

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Aspect Pattern Astrology

Aspect Pattern Astrology represents the culmination of Bruno & Louise Huber’s life work, in outlining for the first time to the general astrological public the crucial significance of the aspect pattern for psychological interpretation of the birth chart. The book was first published, with full colour illustrations, in German in 1999, the year that Bruno

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Gifts for Mankind: The Picaresque Bible from Cervantes.

Published over 400 years ago, Don Quixote – a satire of the romance of chivalry – has been translated into over 140 languages and dialects, making it the most-translated book in the world after the bible. Its writer, Miguel de Cervantes, is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the Spanish language who gave human

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The Master of Magic Realism. Gabriel Garcia Márquez.

Gabriel García Márquez was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist, known affectionately as Gabo throughout Latin America. He is considered one of the most significant authors of the 20th century and one of the best in the Spanish language, second only to Cervantes. In 1982 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.   The chart could be a bald,

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Bruno Huber – a brief biography 2

Written to provide author information related to Bruno’s books. November 29, 1930 – November 3, 1999 Bruno Huber was a Swiss astrologer and psychologist. In 1968, with his wife, Louise Huber, he founded Astrological Psychology Institute, which became an internationally-renowned school of Astrology. It was run according to humanist and psychological principles, based on Dr.

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The exhibition, Van Gogh and Britain and the film, At Eternity’s Gate

Vincent Willem Van Gogh was born on 30 March 1853, seven years after the discovery of Neptune, and the anniversary of his birthday was celebrated this year by the opening of a new exhibition at Tate Britain and the launch in Britain of a new film about his life starring Willem Dafoe. Van Gogh was

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The Eyes of Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf was one of the most important 20th-century modernist writers and, like James Joyce, a pioneer in the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device. At age 59, she put an end to this flow of consciousness by drowning herself in a deep stream, the Ouse River. She had had enough of all the suffering her

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Mindfulness and Astrological Psychology

It struck me the other day that mindfulness has rarely been stressed as being important in relation to the study and practice of astrological psychology. Yet it is surely fundamental. When we look at the birth chart and identify features that we relate to our own personality and experience, we can only truly accept or

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Moon and Feelings

In this extract from her book The Living Birth Chart: Astrological Psychology in Practice, Joyce Hopewell considers the relationship of the Moon with our feeling self, which often proves to highlight key issues in astrological psychology consultation. At the end she suggests one of the exercises from the book for you to reflect on this

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The Authors: Wanda Smit

Wanda Smit answers Joyce Hopewell’s questionnaire, which aims to elicit what motivates people to write books about astrological psychology. Wanda is author of the ebook One Cosmic Day, and numerous posts on this blog. 1) What inspired you to write this book? While I was studying the module dealing with Age Point Progression, I wanted

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Colour Charts in Books

We all know that colour is an essential feature of astrological psychology, and it gives immediate meaning to the Huber-style birth chart. In the early days of the English Huber School, charts were hand-drawn with coloured pens. Then along came computers to help the process, and many charts were of necessity black-and-white. Of course, this

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The Zodiac in Colour

Bruno & Louise Huber were pioneers in the use of colour in astrology. This piece is an extract from Chapter 8 of their book Transformation: Astrology as a Spiritual Path. The colour spectrum, when laid round the horoscope, gives a picture of personal development very simi­lar to that given by the theory of Age Progression;

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Bruno, Louise and the language of colour

In this short extract from her book Astrological Psychology, Esotericism and the Transpersonal, Sue Lewis highlights the influences that led to the Hubers’ pioneering the use of colour in the interpretation of the astrological chart. It begins with the period the Hubers spent in Florence, working with Roberto Assagioli at his Psychosynthesis Institute, helping with

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Doris Lessing. Nobel Prize-Winning African Escapee.

Africa is not known for its intellect, but for its underground riches. No wonder Doris Lessing had to escape from Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and go to the UK when her Age Point was moving into the 6th house of work. Writing was her work, but she got no recognition for it in Africa. In

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