Marjorie Orr featuring: Astrology of Today’s News

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Ugur Sahin – bringing hope of normality

Ugur Sahin who along with his wife is credited with developing the new Covid vaccine for his German company BioNTech in coordination with Pfizer, hopes it will get life back to normal by next winter. He’s a billionaire entrepreneur and physician oncologist of Turkish origin who came to Europe as a four year old.   … Read more

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Tony Hsieh – a soaring meteor who crashed

Tony Hsieh, the visionary entrepreneur, who created and sold multi-million dollar companies, and revitalized downtown Las Vegas, has died in what appears to be a tragic accident. Since standing down from Zappos this August, his drug abuse, misuse of nitrous oxide and alcohol appear to have escalated and is likely to have contributed to his … Read more

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Elliot Page – taking a brave step

The Canadian actor/producer Elliot Page, Oscar nominated for Juno in 2008, formerly Ellen, has announced he is transitioning and wishes to be known by he or they. He came out as gay in 2014, when still identifying as a woman, and married dancer Emma Portner in 2018.   He is currently due to commence filming … Read more

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Leslie van Houten – no clemency

Leslie van Houten, one of the Manson gang, has been refused parole again after nearly five decades in prison. The California Governor reversed her release, as has happened several times before. She is serving life, commuted from a death sentence, for helping Manson and others to kill the Los Angeles grocer Leno LaBianca and his … Read more

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Mark Rutte & Netherlands – dilemmas galore

Mark Rutte, the Netherlands PM, is being criticised for not shutting down Black Friday sales. Shoppers were crowding in though numbers were significantly down on previous years. He’s in the usual political double-bind of too much or too little and not being able to please everyone. The Covid spike in early November appears to be … Read more

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Philip Green – what goes up must come down

  Philip Green, known alternatively as the King of the High Street and the ‘unacceptable face of capitalism’ has seen his flagship company Arcadia go bust with the loss of 13,000 jobs. He and his wife Tina live tax-free in Monaco and were heavily criticised for the sale in 2015 of department store BHS for … Read more

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Aquarius squelching Pisces’ victimised yowls

There are straws in the wind of the coming of the new age of Aquarius – part of which will be tolerance of difference, an acceptance of a rainbow not just of ethnicity but also of opinion. Aquarius is not all a beacon of perfection but it does have its merits.      This is … Read more

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Jupiter Saturn – swing high, swing low

A resume of what the conjunction can mean and its fated associations. Jupiter—expansive, idealistic, high-minded, a soaring energy —is usually described by astrologers in glowingly positive terms. It brightens, keeps optimism high, boosts confidence, smooths rough edges and produces pots of gold at the end of the rainbow. The downside is a tendency to impracticality, … Read more

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Michael J Fox – the struggle between Jupiter and Saturn

Actor Michael Fox has announced his retirement due to health concerns. He was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease thirty years ago and started drinking heavily and suffered from depression. He then pulled himself together and started a foundation to advocate for sufferers of the disease. He’s still leaving the door open for the possibility of an … Read more

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