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Looking at the Night Sky 2019

Astrology and astronomy are twin sciences, once but a single subject. So all astrologers are interested in observing the heavens. This interesting resource on looking at the night sky during 2019 has been brought to our attention. The following text has been sent from Jenny Brown at hobbyhelp.com. 2019 is set to be a fascinating

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The Authors: Richard Llewellyn

Richard Llewellyn answers Joyce Hopewell’s questionnaire, which aims to elicit what motivates people to write books about astrological psychology. Richard is co-author of the book The Cosmic Egg Timer: Introducing Astrological Psychology. 1) What inspired you to write this book? Having worked with Bruno and Louise Huber whilst creating the teaching material for the School

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The Authors: John Grove

What motivates people to write books about astrological psychology? Joyce Hopewell devised a questionnaire to find out. Here are the answers from John Grove, author of the books Dreams and Astrological Psychology and Life Passages. 1) What inspired you to write this book? As I was finishing my course for my APA diploma in 2015

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Gifts for Mankind: Radioactivity from Madame Curie.

  Marie Curie, a Polish and naturalised-French physicist and chemist pioneered research in radioactivity. Her achievements included the development of the theory of radioactivity (a term she coined) and the discovery of two elements: Polonium (named after her beloved fatherland) and Radium. Her discovery of radioactivity would later lead to the treatment of cancer with radiation. She literally gave her life to science: she died

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The Zero Point of the Zodiac – the Pisces/Aries Border

At the turning point of the year, we publish this article by Louise Huber on the ‘zero point’ of the zodiac, extracted from the book AstroLog I: Life and Meaning. It was first published in ‘Astrolog’ Issue 36, February 1987. Many years of observation have shown that a certain place in the zodiac has something

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Conjunction 70, December 2018

Conjunction 70 was recently issued by editor Caroline Adlestone and sent to members. It is available in the Members’ Area of the APA website, and available to non-members in the Ebook Store. See the following front page for details of contents.

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IFAP Conference April 2019

Readers of this blog may be interested in the prospective sessions of the IFAP (Huber schools and teachers in the German-speaking world) conference in Switzerland on 6/7 April 2019, following their business meeting, as outlined in the recent IFAP newsletter (courtesy of Google Translate). This gives an interesting insight into where astrological psychology is at

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Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury tops of my list of rock singers. His voice is iconic, along with his style and energy in performance. He was electric and riveting on stage but, according to the current biopic of his his life with Queen, was not an easy person to live with. Nor was he comfortable with himself and

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Gifts for Mankind: Petra, from John Lewis Burckhardt.

Johann Ludwig (also known as John Lewis, Jean Louis) Burckhardt was a Swiss traveller, geographer and orientalist, best known for discovering the ruins of the ancient city of Petra in Jordan. Born in Lausanne, Switzerland on 29 November 1784. There is no birth time so I have set it at midday. The Man and his Mask The chart has two

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James Joyce. Stream of Consciousness.

James Joyce was an Irish novelist, short story writer and poet who is regarded as the first modernist English writer. He wrote in a great variety of literary styles such as interior monologues, but most famously in what is called stream of consciousness. He is best known for Ulysses. His other well-known works are Dubliners, Portrait

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The Armistice, 100 years on

The signing of the Armistice to end the First World War, also known as the Great War, took place in a railway carriage at Compiègne, France on 11.11.1918, at 11.00 am. Every year since, remembrance of those who died in this most bloody and dreadful war, and in all subsequent wars, has been made in

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Samuel Becket. The Revelation of the Absurd.

Beckett was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director and poet. He spent most of his adult life in Paris, writing in both English and French. His work offers a bleak, tragicomic sense of human existence. Widely regarded as among the most influential writers of the 20th century, Beckett was a key figure in the Theatre of the Absurd.

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Walking the Maze of Borges’s Consciousness

In this article, Jorge Luis Borges takes us on a walk through the maze of his consciousness. As a master of the fantastical, his interpretation of his consiousness might not always meet the demands of reality. [See also previous post on Borges.] Here is my chart on which you can get an insight into aspects

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Bookish Borges.

Jorge Luis Borges was an Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator, and also a key figure in Spanish-language literature Even though his hundreds of short stories are based on fact, he would often change fact into the fantastical with themes such as dreams, labyrinths, libraries, mirrors, fictional writers, thrillers, philosophy and religion. His works contributed to both philosophical

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No better book to begin Huber Astrological Psychology

The Cosmic Egg Timer 3rd Edition Review by Mark Douglas The Cosmic Egg Timer by Joyce Hopewell and Richard Llewellyn was my first introduction to Astrological Psychology. I absolutely love this book as it welcomes new astrologers, astrologers from other practice, and curious minds into the Huber world of Astrological Psychology. According to Joyce, the

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