The Dalai Lama: an exemplar of the Compassion of water

We moved into Phlegmatic season at the Solstice: Phlegmatic is the temperament of Water, the emotion associated with Phlegmatic temperament is compassion and kindness. The Dalai Lama exemplifies this temperament.

Fashion to die for-the astrology of the house of Gucci

Last Sunday we moved into Sagittarius season, whew- it has been a heavy couple of months with lots more Scorpio energies than usual…now we are ready for some fun. But wait, are all Sagittarians fun loving? Perhaps they are, until it looks like the fun it about to run out, then they can get nasty. Remember Sagittarius is the sign of the archer, she has a bow and arrow and is not afraid to use it. Watch out if you try to cramp her style, she just might shoot you.

Writing for posterity: Nicholas Culpeper

Nicholas Culpeper was a radical and rebel who transformed the medicine of his day, taking on both the Physicians and the Apothecaries, he made medicine available to the ordinary person and his writings survived long past his short life

The Melancholy Man: Leonard Cohen

‘When I speak of depression, I speak of a clinical depression that is the background of your entire life, a background of anguish and anxiety, a sense that nothing goes well, that pleasure is unavailable and all your strategies collapse.’ Some people find Leonard Cohen’s songs depressing, personally I find them full of joy. TheyContinue reading “The Melancholy Man: Leonard Cohen”