Planets & the 7th House of Partnership, Part 2

Mercury in the 7th house can show an individual who readily connects to others through communication and will need open dialogue with their partners. Depending on Mercury's condition and the sign it occupies, they could become excessively talkative, possibly ttoo trivial, superficial and gossipy. On the other hand, if Mercury's in good condition and well-aspected, … Continue reading Planets & the 7th House of Partnership, Part 2

Ludwig Bemelmans and Madeline

Madeline, the 1939 children’s book written and illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans, remains one of the major classics in children’s literature. The original story set in Paris, France and presented in rhyme with bright illustrations was named a Caldecott Honor Book in 1940 and was the first of Bemelmans' books followed by sixteen more. In 1954, … Continue reading Ludwig Bemelmans and Madeline

Stephen Crane: Twenty-Nine Years Full

Stephen Crane, the author best known for his novel The Red Badge of Courage, became internationally famous in American literature with six novels, volumes of poetry, short stories, and articles. He did not survive passed the first Saturn return, but accomplished much in his brief time. During his writing years, many manuscripts were rejected due … Continue reading Stephen Crane: Twenty-Nine Years Full

Part 2 – Miyazaki’s Nakshatras

There are 27 lunar stations or asterisms called the Nakshatras. The Moon takes approximately 27 days to transit through a zodiac sign, moving through each of these 27 Nakshatras during that time. Like the zodiac constellations (Aries through Pisces), the Nakshatras (Ashwini through Revati) are another celestial backdrop that the planets orbit in front of. … Continue reading Part 2 – Miyazaki’s Nakshatras

Hayao Miyazaki – Studio Ghibli’s Creative Genius

On July 20, 2001 the animated fantasy film Spirited Away was released to a Japanese audience and was the most successful film in Japanese history (until it was finally surpassed in December 2020). Hayao Miyazaki, the ‘father’ of Japanese animation, created Spirited Away and many other award-winning films. He is a film director, producer, screenwriter, … Continue reading Hayao Miyazaki – Studio Ghibli’s Creative Genius