Tag: Chart Interpretation

Prince Charles gets a glimpse of his future

On Tuesday 10th May 2022 Prince Charles stood in for the Queen at the state opening of Parliament and read, on her behalf, the overview of what the government plans to achieve in the forthcoming parliamentary session. It’s an occasion filled with traditional ceremonial pomp, headed by the Queen who, for the last few years,

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Putin’s South Node Conjunct Pluto: his Power but Eventually his Fall

In looking into Putin’s birth chart, the first thing I noticed was his South Node was conjunct Pluto. Although the Nodes have no energy as do the planets, they are very important points in any birth chart. They hold much information of your past and future and it’s so beneficial to really understand them. I

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The Large Talent Triangle in my Chart

Ever since I discovered  Astrological Psychology and what the Large Talent Triangle represents, I have been wondering what my talent is – my real talent – with Uranus in  Cancer in the 4th house, the Moon in Scorpio in the 8th house and the Sun on a low point in Pisces in the 12th house.

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Vladimir Putin

This topical post is reproduced from Joyce’s blog, gathering two earlier analyses of features of Vladimir Putin’s chart. This interpretation of Putin’s chart was written by fellow astrologer David Kerr in 2014. I am including it here, with David as guest author, in view of the current situation between Russia and Ukraine and the threat

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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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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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Gifts for Mankind. Venus in all her Splendour, from Klimt.

Gustav Klimt, an Austrian symbolist painter, is not only known for his paintings, but also for his murals, sketches and other objets d’art. In the Artist Context series of books – GUSTAV KLIMT – its writer Frank Whitford quotes Klimt as saying: “Whoever wants to know something about me – as an artist, the only

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The Hero with Joseph Campbell’s Face.

Joseph John Campbell was an American professor of literature who also studied and worked in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His best-known work is his book, The Hero with a Thousand Faces, in which he discusses his theory of the journey of the archetypal hero shared by world mythologies, termed the monomyth. He is most famous for his quote, “Follow your bliss”, which could be

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Learning Ad Infinitum.  Boccaccio.

Together with Dante Alighieri and Francesco Petrarch, Giovanni Boccaccio is part of the so-called “Three Crowns” of Italian Renaissance Literature and Poetry. Their works initiated the dramatic change western civilisation was about to undergo. They revolutionised literature even before the development of the printing press. Boccaccio is best known for The Decameron. Together with his contemporary friend and

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A Tribute to Richard Llewellyn

A Tribute to Richard Llewellyn 14th August 1925 – 9th February 2021 by Joyce Hopewell APA and the astrological world have lost a very special person. Richard Llewellyn, founder of the English Huber School (which became the Astrological Psychology Association) passed away on 9th February. He was instrumental in making the Huber Method of Astrological

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Gifts for Mankind. Modern Dancing from Isadora Duncan.

Isadora Duncan, the Mother of Modern Dance, was an American who performed to great acclaim in many different countries in Western Europe, as well the Soviet Union, from the age of 22 until her death at age 50. Her philosophy of dance moved away from rigid ballet technique and towards what she perceived as natural movement. She wanted to restore dance

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Jupiter at his literary best. Lawrence Durrell.

Lawrence Durrell was an expatriate British novelist, poet, dramatist and travel writer. Although he never won the Nobel Prize for Literature – his books were considered too ‘heterodox’ – by the end of the 20th century, he was a bestselling author and one of the most celebrated writers in English. The great French writer Gustav Flaubert said: “Language is

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Alan Leo (1860-1917) and Kim Farnell’s biography, Modern Astrologers: The Lives of Alan & Bessie Leo (2019)

As Nicholas Campion wrote in his review of Kim Farnell’s Modern Astrologers for the Astrology Quarterly 84/3 (Autumn 2019): “Alan Leo was a monumental figure in the history of modern Western astrology, his influence still felt in all forms of esoteric and karmic astrology… his emphasis on self-knowledge and the soul is an ancestor of

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Chart in Focus #7

This is now an occasional series of charts for the consideration of readers – a bit of practice in top level chart interpretation. Why not give it a go? This particularly intriguing chart is submitted by Annita More. What do you think? Please post, as a comment, your initial outline interpretation at the very top

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