Since the ANC's leadership elections in December 2017, where Cyril Ramaphosa, seemingly against the odds, managed to emerge as the victor, there has been much speculation about how long Jacob Zuma had as SA president before he was forced to step down. According to party insiders, that moment has been imminent since the lunar eclipse… Continue reading Et tu, Brute? Has the cat with nine lives finally run out of chances?
On Friday the 24th of June 2016, many Brits woke up to the shock of their life - the EU Referendum poll had yielded a voting result no one had expected - the Brexit camp had won by a margin of 4%. As the reality began to sink in, Leave voters began to celebrate, whilst elsewhere, there… Continue reading Shock & Awe: the Brexit vote postmortem
In less than 10 days, the UK population will go the polls to decide whether or not they want to be a part of the European Union or not. This is a fairly landmark vote, and one that has massive implications, not only for the fate of Britain, but also potentially for the rest of… Continue reading To Brexit or not to Brexit, that is question…
A life celebrated One of the most famous and admired men of our generation, 95-year old Nelson Mandela, or Tata Madiba, as he was affectionately known to South Africans, was finally laid to rest after a long battle with pneumonia last month. His funeral and memorial service was an elaborate and drawn out affair, attracting… Continue reading NELSON MANDELA: The Jupiter-Saturn trine and the celebration of a remarkable life
Last month, the world waited…and waited… for the birth of the third in line to the throne - the first child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, known to you and I as Kate and Wills. By mid-month, even the usually placid Taurean Queen seem to be getting impatient, telling well-wishers on a royal… Continue reading Predicting the Royal Birth Rebooted
May was dominated by several major planetary events: a series of Neptune squares on the 13th, 18th and 26th, which coincided with misjudgements and travel accidents; another pass of the rather challenging Uranus-Pluto square on May the 20th, which corresponded with a devastating tornado in Oklahoma and an outbreak of rioting and civil unrest in… Continue reading Woolwich Massacre & the April 2014 eclipses
As one would expect from a month dominated by Martian energy, not to mention a lunar eclipse in Scorpio, April 2013 proved to be rather eventful, and somewhat bloody month. As well as the death of Britain’s first and (so far) only female Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher on the 8th in London at around 11am… Continue reading Astrological review of April 2013
As expected, March proved to be a fairly pivotal month in world affairs, with plenty of momentous turning points, historical events and announcements crowding the headlines. These included the election of Pope Francis, a move towards foreign intervention in the Syrian civil war by Western powers, the Cypriot banking crisis, a spate of weather ‘weirding,’… Continue reading Boris Berezovsky – Suicide or Murder?
As befitted a month during which the Sun spent half its time in unpredictable Aquarius, February turned out to chock full of surprises. These included the shock resignation of the Pope on February the 11th, the shooting of Paralympic champion, Oscar Pistorius’ girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in the early hours of Valentine’s Day, the downgrading of… Continue reading Resignation of Pope Benedict