The Cobra and Karel Appel


The Dutch artist Karel Appel,  died at the age of 85, famously declared that "If I paint like a barbarian, it's because we live in a barbarous age" - the sentiment of a man who had reached adulthood at the beginning of the second world war. Yet, like other members of that shortlived but celebrated … Continue reading The Cobra and Karel Appel

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Flipping Milo Yiannopoulos


Yiannopoulos was born Milo Hanrahan in Kent in 1984 and grew up in a financially comfortable  family. He later adopted his beloved maternal Greek grandmother’s surname.  On Twitter, before he was permanently banned last July, he operated as @nero. After dropping out of two universities – Manchester and Cambridge – he wrote for the Catholic … Continue reading Flipping Milo Yiannopoulos

In This Flood of Sexual Assault Reports What are the Astrological Indicators?


Time Magazine published, December 7, its annual  Person of the Year issue honoring "The Silence Breakers", those  women and men who have spoken out against sexual abuse.  An  avalanche of  such reports has been unleashed since October 5, 2017 when  New York Times published its investigative story on Harvey Weinstein. An investigation by The New … Continue reading In This Flood of Sexual Assault Reports What are the Astrological Indicators?

Azzedine Alaia fashion designer


Azzedine Alaïa,  died on Saturday in Paris. He was 82. His company said the cause was a heart attack.  Alaia was called a sculptor of the female form, and his couture were worn by women from the First Lady Michelle Obama to Rock Star Lady Gaga. “I dressed women directly on their body, by intuition. … Continue reading Azzedine Alaia fashion designer

Some history of the Sabian Symbols


https://youtu.be/Ncgr4wfGCi0 Cannot say I know this lady, but it is an interesting video about the history of the Sabian Symbols from Dr. Dikki Jo Mullen.  For more on this read Mrs. Diana Roche's book, Symbols Symbols:  The Screen of Prophecy or Marc Edmund Jones, Sabian Symbols in Astrology -- which she uses in her video.  … Continue reading Some history of the Sabian Symbols

The other half, editor William Shawn of the New Yorker


We must make a comment about late editor of "The New Yorker", William Shawn, after he died in his sleep on December 3, 1992. in his apartment on Fifth Avenue and 96th Streets thus making him of the New Yorkers living in rent-controlled pre-War apartments  He and his wife, Cecille had lived there since 1950, … Continue reading The other half, editor William Shawn of the New Yorker

Lillian Ross, The New Yorker Reporter


Lillian Ross, who became known as the consummate fly-on-the-wall reporter in more than six decades at The New Yorker, whether writing about Ernest Hemingway, Hollywood or a busload of Indiana high school seniors on a class trip to New York.   Ms. Ross preached unobtrusive reporting and practiced what she preached. She outlined her credo … Continue reading Lillian Ross, The New Yorker Reporter

Inspirational Writer & Speaker, Louise Hay has reposed


Louise  Lynn Hay, one of the pioneers of the modern self-care revolution, has passed away today at the age of 90. According to her Facebook page, which broke the news just over an hour ago, she died of natural causes surrounded by her loved ones.  Her most popular book was You can Heal yourself.   … Continue reading Inspirational Writer & Speaker, Louise Hay has reposed

Sydney Omarr on the Daily Horoscope Racket


from the New York Times archives, December 15, 1968. At the time this article was written for the Times, Carroll Righter aka Pappy, and Jeanne Dixon had the most popular astrology columns in the country.  Carroll Righter as his obit below reports, was the astrologer to the "Stars,"  having cornered that market as early as … Continue reading Sydney Omarr on the Daily Horoscope Racket

Newsweek and US


We give a big shout out to Newsweek Online, it ceased print publication Christmas 2012 for highlighting Gene Johnson's article on the Solar Eclipse, President Trump and the possibility of War..  You can read the whole article here.  Thanks Folks. Here's the particular passage we are most proud of: The astrology blogger Eugene Johnson predicted in April: “This … Continue reading Newsweek and US