Marjorie Orr featuring: Astrology of Today’s News

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Terry Anderson – overcoming a life of crisis

Terry Anderson, the American journalist who was held captive for six and a half years by Islamic militants affiliated with the Iranian-backed Hezbollah organisation in the 1980s/90s, has died.  He was held longer than any of the several dozen other western hostages captured in Lebanon during the civil war, had to endure many months in … Read more

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Johnny Depp – well matched with a dissolute king

Johnny Depp’s road back to redemption after the lurid allegations during the trial with Amber Heard comes with the cinema release of “Jeanne du Barry” about one of Louis XV’s mistresses.     Depp plays French king Louis XV, who is generally disparaged by historians as ‘a do-nothing king who left affairs of state to … Read more


Taylor Swift – turning a profit from revenge

Taylor Swift in her incessant hunt for publicity to sell albums has been making capital about past relationships taking aim at Matty Healy, who was a short-lived fling of a few weeks last year and Joe Alwyn. As well as aiming a barb at Kim Kardashian according to fans who are understand the kickback codes … Read more


Trump on trial – not his shining moment ++ self belief keeps him afloat

Trump’s Stormy Daniels hush money trial starts on Monday after he alternately dozed and raged through jury selection. There is anxiety in GOP quarters about how damaging the ‘time-suck’ of a possibly two month trial will be on campaign fund raising. And questions are being asked about whether the reduced bond of $175 million put … Read more


Suri Cruise – parents, too little and too much

Suri Cruise celebrated her 18th birthday yesterday with much media speculation about her reportedly non-existent relationship with her father Tom Cruise. She has said she may not follow her mother Katie Holmes into acting but head instead for fashion.   She was born on 18 April 2006 3.26am Los Angeles, six months before her parents … Read more


Peter Murrell – SNP duo facing tough future

Peter Murrell, husband of former First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been charged in connection with the embezzlement of funds from the Scottish National Party. He was previously arrested as a suspect on 5 April 2023 before being released without charge. This time round he was questioned for nine hours, charged and then released. Police Scotland … Read more


Di Edwards Jones – a chart to match a legend

Formidable and forthright, a much loved TV director who bullied, barracked and swore with a sergeant major’s repertoire of colourful profanities, industry legend Diana Edwards Jones, has died. As ITN’s senior director she controlled immensely complex operations on special events like election specials from the production gallery –  a task compared to “playing three-dimensional chess … Read more


Copenhagen fire – stressed eclipses + Uranus in Taurus/Scorpio fires and German invasion

Denmark’s 17th Century stock exchange building in the centre of Copenhagen has been destroyed by fire. Culture minister Jakob Engel-Schmidt said 400 years of Danish cultural heritage had gone up in flames. The building was being renovated, as was Notre Dame before its fire.   The Denmark chart, 5 June 1849 12.15pm Copenhagen, has the … Read more


Dubai – a desert under water ++ Solar Eclipse

Dubai and the United Arab Emirates yesterday experienced its largest rainfall event since records began 75 years ago. 254.8mm (9.7in) fell over less than 24 hours, almost double the expected annual rainfall with the monthly average for April being around 8mm. There have been rumours that the authorities had been cloud-seeding – a technique which … Read more


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