Blonde Ambition: An Astrological Profile of Boris Johnson

As the stars foretold, Boris Johnson finally managed to fulfil his lifelong ambition of winning the keys to Number 10 Downing Street on 22 July 2019. Now, however, the question on everybody's lips is whether he will be able to hang onto them, or if, like David Cameron and Theresa May, he will become another… Continue reading Blonde Ambition: An Astrological Profile of Boris Johnson

Et tu, Brute? Has the cat with nine lives finally run out of chances?

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?

What can Astrology reveal about Cyril Ramaphosa?

What can astrology tell us about the leadership style of the man tipped to be South Africa's next president? I thought this an apt moment to have a closer look at his natal chart to scan for clues...

Donald Trump & the Great American Eclipse of 2017

mundane clipse predictions Aug solar eclipse

2017 continues to be a relatively volatile year, with much instability and uncertainty over Brexit, increasing tensions between the US and North Korea, a large number of wildfires breaking out across the globe and growing political¬†instability and demonstrations in global flashpoint regions such as South America (Venezuela)¬†and Africa (Kenya and South Africa). Eclipses are, by… Continue reading Donald Trump & the Great American Eclipse of 2017

South Africa: Ready for a Revolution?

On Friday the 30th of Mar 2017, Jupiter squared Pluto. This dramatic transit coincided with the triggering of Brexit by Theresa May but also with a rapidly growing leadership crisis in South Africa that lead to the Rand, going into freefall and culminating just a few days later with one credit ratings agency re-assigning their currency to junk status.

Just a year before, the scenario looked very different and a lot more hopeful...

2015 UK Election Postmortem

After the surprising, even shocking results of the UK's May 2015¬†general election, culminating in the mandate for a clear Conservative majority government, I thought I should write a follow-up column to my election forecast for May the 7th. Who, for instance, would have thought that by lunchtime the day after the elections, three party leaders… Continue reading 2015 UK Election Postmortem

An in-depth look at the 2012 US Presidential Elections

What can Mundane Astrology tell us about who might win? Eclipses, hurricanes and Presidential Elections - clearly this is a very eventful time for Americans. So what, if anything can mundane astrology tell us about this historic period and in particular, about the outcome of the 2012 American Presidential Elections? Key Symbols - The Role… Continue reading An in-depth look at the 2012 US Presidential Elections