In the early hours of Wednesday morning, 14 March, Stephen Hawking, theoretical physicist and cosmologist died. Despite suffering from motor neurone disease and confined to a wheel chair with a computer for a voice, he dominated the world of science, and became one of its most popular and accessible figures. His book, A Brief History of Time remained on the British Sunday Times best seller list for a record-breaking 237 weeks yet although ten million copies of it were sold worldwide, it received the epithet: the most popular book never read.

Stephen Hawking

Hawking was admired for his genius but loved for his wicked sense of humour and his great warmth.

I came across a 2:29 am birth for Hawking, but I would suggest this is unsafe. As we might expect Neptune is a key figure in the astrological landscape - after all, where would science be without great leaps of faith and a belief in one's visions - bringing up the rear in the Locomotive shaping and part of a Grand Trine in earth - Neptune trine Uranus-Saturn trine Mercury.

Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking, chart at time of death

He left us as the Moon in Aquarius conjoined his Venus and Uranus conjoined his Mars, suggesting a peaceful passing and a joyous release.

"Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet"

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19th Mar 2018 - 25th Mar 2018

It’s that wonderful time of year when my heart sings: spring has officially arrived. After a long, long winter of discontent, I can hardly wait to smell the daffodils. (Actually, daffodils have no smell, but they look cheerful.)On 20th March at 16:17 GMT, the Sun enters Aries. It is the Vernal Equinox: day and night are of equal length; they will be equal south of the equator too, but this half of the world will be entering autumn with winter to follow.

As I never tire of explaining, astrology has a northern hemisphere bias due to astrology’s roots lying in ancient Sumer (Iraq) and Egypt and Greece.The whole zodiac kicks off with Aries and its go-getting, youthful and fearless nature. Even if you have no planets or points in this feisty fire sign, over the next 30 days new beginnings could and should be made.

Kate and William’s third child will be born with the Sun in Aries, so he or she will find a kindred spirit in Leo George but with Taurean Charlotte, not so much. The signs on either side of your Sun sign are totally different and not always compatible.So, let’s raise our glasses and give three cheers for Aries!.


March 2018

Aries: Knowing what you want is half the battle towards getting it. So, if you are going round and round in circles: stop, focus and concentrate on achieving your ends…


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...

Read the full article here

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