#13 Robert Seymour Bridges, poet


In Autumn Moonlight In autumn moonlight, when the white air wan Is fragrant in the wake of summer hence, 'Tis sweet to sit entranced, and muse thereon In melancholy and godlike indolence: When the proud spirit, lull'd by mortal prime To fond pretence of immortality, Vieweth all moments from the birth of time, All things … Continue reading #13 Robert Seymour Bridges, poet

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Guillaume Depardieu


I caught the musical biography of Marin Marais, (baptized March 31, 1656, Paris—died Aug. 15, 1728, Paris), the French composer & virtuoso of the viola da gamba (a musical instrument similar to the cello), in the French movie Tous les matins du monde (1991; “All the Mornings of the World” directed by Alain Corneau) where Depardieu fils plays the younger Marais … Continue reading Guillaume Depardieu

Really Hazel Birch


This is a chart of a real person whom we shall call Hazel.  Her surname, also fictitious, is because Hazel is a shrub of the birch family.  Our header picture is of a hazel eye. Hazel's birthime is unknown so this is a perspective chart that we rectified with her help. Ms. Birch has a … Continue reading Really Hazel Birch

#347 Sigmund Freud & the Piano Keys


We mentioned previously that Elbert Hubbard was the first horoscope in How to Learn Astrology with a full complement of astrological symbology.  Sigmund Freud is part of the earlier lessons where Marc Jones uses his "piano key" to highlight what the student should focus on.  In a B&W publishing word, the piano keys were a … Continue reading #347 Sigmund Freud & the Piano Keys

Gaspard Bauhin– the flower’s best friend


First is Dr. Bauhin's chart as would have been made for him at his birth, unless Campanus or Regiomontanus was in favour, a Hellenistic whole house affair.  We have rectified him to 05.18 Gemini, that Dr. Gordon says gives a "studious and sane mind.  Sober judgement."  I decided to do a chart on him because … Continue reading Gaspard Bauhin– the flower’s best friend

Frankland’s Musician


William Frankland in his book, Investigative Astrology c. 1900, has this chart with the question of what is his problem?  He gives us some clues:  there is a kite configuration made of the opposition between Mercury and Uranus. He also lets us know that Jupiter is in its essential house of Pisces and Venus is … Continue reading Frankland’s Musician

Viktor Frankl the last great philosopher psychiatrist


Dr. Viktor E. Frankl of Vienna, Psychiatrist of the Search for Meaning, Dies at 92 By HOLCOMB B. NOBLE Published: September 4, 1997 Viktor E. Frankl, sed his experiences as a prisoner in German concentration camps in World War II to write ''Man's Search for Meaning,'' died at 92.  He was considered to be one … Continue reading Viktor Frankl the last great philosopher psychiatrist