Category Archives: The World Tapestry

The World Tapestry: Mayhem in Munich

July 22, 2016: I was feeling oddly devoid of emotion this afternoon and couldn’t figure out why. That’s not me. I had been examining the charts for Uranus’ station to Retrograde set for exactly one week from today–the 29th of July–and had created the chart for the UK with this in mind. The first thing

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World Tapestry: Attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh

In contrast to the normally smooth flow of my articles, this one was written in the midst of events taking place in Bangladesh in the last several hours. Everything changed from minute to minute, and its reflected here. Rest assured, my normal style has not been lost. On that note, here’s the article with my

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World Tapestry: Another Suicide Attack in Istanbul

In the midst of my working on another article today, the following news has been pouring in from Istanbul where another suicide attack has been set off at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, a massive airport with an international terminal where the bombings have occurred. This is the latest of attacks not only in Turkey but throughout

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The World Tapestry: The Brexit Dilemma. What Next? – Part 2 of 2

Part 1                                                                                          Lake Albano, 1762, by Richard Wilson The 9th house

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The World Tapestry: The Brexit Dilemma. What Next? – Part 1 of 2

When I first began to consider looking at Solar Returns for India and Pakistan, I wondered whether I was being fair to myself as an astrologer. I didn’t even have their histories and was going solely based on what I was seeing of these nations through their natal and subsequent Solar and Lunar Return charts.

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The World Tapestry: Orlando Massacre – Terror and the World Family, Part 3 of 3

Part 1 Part 2  Out of the depths I called unto you, come Your return shall rekindle the spark in my eyes Neither done nor forsaken the touch of your hand To the sound of your laughter shall glow here again Out of the depths I called unto you, come ‘neath a moon that shines

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The World Tapestry: Orlando Massacre – Terror and the World Family, Part 2 of 3

Repeating the chart from Part 1 in use now as we move into Part 2: I also debated about calling the semisextile between 9th house Saturn and 10th house Pluto an aspect. To be sure, most of the time I’d balk and vehemently resist calling this a semisextile with its 4°22′ orb. But the midpoint of this

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The World Tapestry: Orlando Massacre – Terror and the World Family, Part 1 of 3

June 12: As I start to write what will obviously be another large article and probably a series, the American flag flying over all public buildings including military facilities, naval vessels, the White House, and consulates has been lowered to half-staff in memory of the 50 who died in the wee hours this morning in

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The World Tapestry: A Tribute to Muhammad Ali

One cannot cover a tribute like this without acknowledging the efforts of various media and not just one. So first, let me share the links with you. If you read nothing else of these links, please be sure to do so with the New York Times story. That’s a full-scale enormous tribute you won’t want to

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The World Tapestry – Throwback to Pakistan’s 2010 Solar Return, Part 2

Part 1 April 30, 2016: Additional thoughts on the chart then–and now. Nicholas Campion in his Book of World Horoscopes, pages 230-232, quotes Salman Rushdie from Step Across the Line (London: Vintage 2003, p. 429). “Citing an uncle who was ASDC to Field Marshall Claude Auchinlech, Rushdie wrote: “‘Midnight 13-14 August 1947: the partition of the

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