#454 Calling the astrologer Herschell


Attached is his chart and the header picture is of Frome, England. Who is he we found no clues except that Astrotheme.org cites Jones. If his map is to be trusted, Herschell was a bright fellow with fine taste. His ascendant at 14 Taurus is the same as Annie Besant's North Node and conjunct the … Continue reading #454 Calling the astrologer Herschell

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#48 Mary Astor +Brigid O’Shaunessey


Mary Astor was in many film hits in the 1930's and early 40's before her alcoholism took its toll, most notably Dodsworth with Walter Huston and then the Maltese Falcon directed by Huston's son, John Houston.  In her youth, as shown by the picture above, the raven haired actress was quite a beauty with her … Continue reading #48 Mary Astor +Brigid O’Shaunessey

Poet & Father of Frankenstein – P. B. Shelley


Recently I was reading a series of essays, “English Romantic Poets: Modern Essays in Criticism” edited by M. H. Abrams in 1960. One writer, I think it was the poet Donald Davie,  mentioned how when he was young and first introduced to the Romantics he loved Shelley to the point of memorizing his poems and quoting … Continue reading Poet & Father of Frankenstein – P. B. Shelley

William Wallace, Scot Freedom Fighter


The header image is from History Unrevealed, August 2018 issue.  His memoriam date is August 23, Julian style, 1305.  Since we did Robert the Bruce we felt it was only right to do him as well, plus the magazine attributes to him a great quote. With modern planets, and a execution time of 12 noon, … Continue reading William Wallace, Scot Freedom Fighter

On the Thames: Rotherhithe Murder


On a modern note, Black Moon Lilith is in the Eighth House of sexual adventure for the accident chart and opposite Neptune in the second house.  It would seem that money interchange was the issue for the murderer and he was outraged that he would have to pay for these services. The Part of Fortune, … Continue reading On the Thames: Rotherhithe Murder