Capricorn in Focus

I was particularly struck by these words by Simon Marlow, from the World Goodwill report of his talk at the recent full moon meeting for Capricorn 10 January 2020 at 19:21GMT: “There are two distinct yet interrelated qualities to Capricorn. On the one hand this sign symbolises and promotes the deepest involvement in the material…

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…

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…

APA coming up to the DC

What could the future have in store for APA? Does its foundation chart tell us anything? It is now over 35 years since the enterprise of introducing astrological psychology to the English-speaking world was embarked upon by Richard Llewellyn and Pamela Tyler in a Knightsbridge pub. Those years are documented in various places, including a…

What is a Cosmic Egg Timer?

The publisher HopeWell has just published the third edition of the book The Cosmic Egg Timer: Introducing Astrological Psychology. This is generally considered to provide the best introduction to this subject, and now has full colour illustrations. But note that, as the editor I’m biased. I hear some of you say “what on earth is…

Conjunction or Blog

We have a new editor of the APA members’ magazine Conjunction, Caroline Adlestone. Articles for consideration for Conjunction should be emailed to Caroline at conjunction@astrologicalpsychology.org. Pieces for the APA blog should be emailed to Barry as webmaster at webmaster@astrologicalpsychology.org. How should you decide which is which? The blog is basically for shorter pieces that are…

Ryland Aspects

I have many times walked down Deansgate in central Manchester, England and admired the exterior of the grand Victorian gothic building that is the John Rylands Library, now part of the University of Manchester Library. It was only a few weeks ago that I first entered the building, on impulse while showing some French people…

Story Time

We’re in the middle of a UK General Election campaign, and it’s all about the story, or narrative. Who’s story do you believe: [list type=circle_list] “We inherited rubbish from the other lot and our plan has sorted it out. We had to do things you didn’t like and there was no point taxing the hard…