Thank goodness for a royal wedding. Something to sweep us into the embrace of mystical Neptune and so forget all the other dreadful things that are happening in the world.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank

Lovely Princess Eugenie married her handsome Jack at 11 in the morning of the 12th October in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle - the same setting in which Harry and Megan took their vows in May. There are even some similarities in the astrology of the two weddings – Mars squared Uranus on Megan’s big day and Mercury opposes Mercury for Eugenie and Jack’s nuptials. So, both royal couples will face the unexpected and the unusual during their married life. But while on the day the sun shone for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the new royal couple wed under cloudy skies, gusty winds and in the wake of Storm Callum.

No one should ever underestimate the power of love to overcome all astrological hurdles, and Eugenie and Jack have a few. Aside from a beautiful sextile between Eugenie’s Moon in Aquarius and Jack’s Mercury in Aries (her Sun sign) and his Venus in Gemini sextiling her Mercury in Aries there are few truly harmonious links. But they are, according to those who know them well, madly in love and have been happily together for seven years.

Princess Eugenie
Princess Eugenie
Jack Brooksbank
Jack Brooksbank

Of course, we do not know what time Jack Brooksbank was born, and with Eugenie’s stellium in Aquarius it would make a certain sense if were he to have Aquarius rising. Plus, Mars was in Aquarius at the time of the wedding and conjunct Eugenie’s natal Mars.

With Venus in Scorpio squaring Mars in Aquarius – the former opposing Jack’s Taurus Sun and the latter squaring it – and the Moon in Sagittarius conjunct Jupiter for the wedding ceremony, passion is certainly part of the equation. Indeed the romantic proposal took place against the background of a Nicaraguan volcano. And if there’s one thing you need to get the rocket ship of marriage into orbit it is passion!

Long may they remain happy and glorious and entwined.

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Saying we’re sorry, admitting our mistakes and allowing someone else to take what should be ours – and with a good heart – are some of the most difficult things to do in life. Yet they bring the greatest reward. When we move ourselves out of the way, we get a better view.And this may well be what is asked of us under these Neptunian influences.

Sacrifice, suffering and selflessness all belong to this planet’s domain. Sometimes we can do nothing about what is lost or dished out to us except deal with the experience in as gracious a manner as we can. And even if we can do something about the situation, the chances are we will simply be creating a vacuum into which a similar experience will come a little further down the line.

Being humbled is a good thing. It gives us our humanity. And when good times return they prevent us from being overweeningly self-satisfied.No one of character leads a wasted life.


October 2018

Libra: Should nothing change – and in the direction you want – it is clear you’re the one who has to change!


Cooking Under The Stars

An excerpt from Woman&Home magazine...

Penny Thornton learned how to cook at around the same time she was taking astrology classes. Back in the late 1970s, her then-husband was a sous-chef at London's Dorchester Hotel. Then in the mid-90s, Penny, who was living in the US, had a ten-minute daily slot on the Food Network, combining astrology and food.

As Penny explains, "The relationship between astrology and food is based on the ancient belief that all things in the universe are connected. Animals, birds, fish and plants were all 'ruled' by a planet or sign."

Penny's new book, The Zodiac Cooks, embraces her two passions. It's an amusing and informative gastronomic romp through the zodiac alongside delicious recipes. So read on to find out whether you really are suited to spelt...

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