Marjorie Orr featuring: Astrology of Today’s News

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George Orwell – creativity is a cruel mistress

Great men are rarely well balanced and thoughtful human beings and George Orwell, whose chilling insights into truth twisting and totalitarian thinking are still mainstream eighty years after his death, is no exception.   A new biography of him lays bare the fault line between his writing supremacy and his abject failings as a husband. … Read more


Boris Johnson – obedience training needs a refresher

Boris Johnson is resisting suggestions – demands – that his office hand over unredacted What’s App and other diaries and notebooks to the Covid inquiry. The deadline has been extended until Thursday. The inquiry says failing to release the unredacted material would be a criminal offence and the  crossbench peer Baroness Hallett, chair of the … Read more


Iran recruiting allies to deter Israel and the USA

The winds of change in the Middle East appear to have brought together a troubling alliance of Iran, Syria, Hamas, Hezbollah and Islamic Jihad. ‘This axis of antagonists has rarely cooperated so directly in the past’ and is raising fears in Israel of an outbreak of war in the region. One political commentator said that … Read more


Tory Party tug of war – irreconcilable differences

Is the Conservative Party about to tear itself apart? Rishi Sunak held hostage by the far-right has no real authority over his Cabinet, caving in to pressure over the disastrous Suella Braverman, facing witch-hunt/ stitch-up yowls over the continuing Covid-party investigation of Boris Johnson. The electorate is distancing itself from the Brexit vote and is … Read more


Philip Schofield – sunny smiles and a Scorpio fate ++ Eamonn Holmes

Television celebrities who become familiar friends on the box in the corner are shining superstars for their fans and nonentities to everyone else. The unholy fuss over the king of daytime tv Philip Schofield is a case in point. He has been at the top in his own narrow orbit for decades with a particular … Read more


Uranus Return – kicking against restrictions

Uranus, the sky god, is a trailblazer, a catalyst for change and a lightning striker, illuminating what has become stuck and needs a sharp wake up call. Uncompromising and uncooperative, it fights for tolerance and freedom but can be anarchic and lawless as well as an idealist and humanitarian.   A Uranus Return comes round … Read more


Celine Dion – coping with a tragic loss of function

Celine Dion has cancelled all her remaining live shows after being diagnosed with Stiff-Person Syndrome (SPS)a rare neurological disorder. She said the disorder was causing muscle spasms and was “not allowing me to use my vocal cords to sing the way I’m used to”. The tour was to have been Dion’s first global concert tour … Read more


January 6 – militia chiefs pay the price for insurrection

Leader of the far-right militia Oath Keepers, Stewart Rhodes,  has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for his role in the US Capitol riot, the longest yet given to a January 6 rioter. Prosecutors had asked for 25 years. Three other members were sentenced to 12 years, eight and a half and four years … Read more

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Moira Woods – turning negative to positive

Moira Woods was a campaigning firebrand who emerged from a troubled childhood to spearhead advances in women’s health and  oversaw Europe’s first sexual assault treatment clinic in Ireland. She led a hectic, varied and passionate life – all of which is perfectly portrayed in her chart.  She was born 26 September 1934 in London with … Read more