Marjorie Orr featuring: Astrology of Today’s News

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Australia – pulling away from its macho past

Australia is catching up belatedly to cases of sexual harassment in the workplace with the political arena in the spotlight after several serious allegations, including a historical one against a cabinet minister (denied). PM Scott Morrison said: “I think we’ve got a problem in the parliament and the workplace culture that we have to work … Read more


Nicholas Sarkozy – speedy stuck in home confinement

Nicolas Sarkozy, former French President has been sentenced to three years in jail, two of them suspended, for corruption. He was found guilty of trying to bribe a magistrate by offering a prestigious job in Monaco in return for information about a criminal inquiry into his political party. He can serve the term at home … Read more


Gina Carano – punching out on social media backfires

Gina Carano, lead actress in the sci-fi series “The Mandalorian” has been fired for her ‘abhorrent and unacceptable’ social media posts. She suggested that hating people for their political views is as bad as the persecution of the Jews by Nazis and is similar to the start of the Holocaust. Previously she mocked the wearing … Read more


Trump – striding confidently towards a quagmire

Trump will sally forth today at the Republican CPAC to cement (he hopes) his stranglehold on the GOP, aiming for a comeback in 2024. His braggadocio will be undiminished though his popularity is sinking. He left office with just 39% approval and is now hovering at 34% and a majority believe he incited an insurrection … Read more


Andrew Cuomo – slings and arrows dent his luck

Andrew Cuomo, New York governor, has slid precipitately from his early pandemic high, when he was lauded as a hero, and is now facing a second sexual harassment allegation (denied), charges of bullying and of hiding the true number of Covid-related deaths in NY care homes.   Born 6 December 1957, he has been governor … Read more


South Node – stuck in the past ++

Odd thoughts on South Nodes in synastry since it has come up twice in the past week – Saudi MBS’s South Node in Scorpio conjunct Joe Biden’s Mars and Woody Allen’s South Node conjunct Dylan Farrow’s Sun Mars. Additional examples more than welcome.   The South Node is about the habits of a lifetime, our … Read more


Saudi Arabia – a diplomatic dilemma

The influential young Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) has been pointedly left off Joe Biden’s call list on moving into the White House as a rebuke for his complicity in ordering the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Analysts are asking how far the reset in diplomatic relations with Saudi Arabia will go since implicating … Read more


Oprah – spill your soul on the sofa

America’s confessional tour-de force Oprah Winfrey, having retired in 2011 from her top-ranking (for 24 years) talk show, has recently jumped back into the arena. She’s partnered with Apple TV for The Oprah Conversation which launched in 2020 as tr Uranus squared her Aquarius Sun Venus.  To date she’s interviewed Barack Obama, Stevie Wonder, Matthew … Read more


Paris Hilton – falling in love with a reflection

A total trivia brief. Paris Hilton, old-style influencer and celebutante, supported by a business income selling her brand name in perfumes and boutiques, and making club appearances has announced her engagement – her fourth to date, none with marriage to follow – to entrepreneur and venture capitalist Carter Reum.   The only point of interest … Read more


Tiger Woods – another mountain to climb

Tiger Woods has suffered multiple, serious leg breaks in a car accident when he veered off the road in southern Los Angeles. It’s heart breaking given his struggle to recover from debilitating back trauma in recent years to return to relatively pain-free golfing and win.   At the moment his Solar Arc Uranus is exactly … Read more