Category: Adrian’s Articles 2013

The Amazing World of Lies

For those who like to see a good lie, the months of February and March 2013 has been a wonderful time because of the antics of Mercury, which we will take a look at later. Of course the best liar in the world was Mercury, who as Hermes, could speak and create mischief from the moment he was born and as a baby famously stole Apollo’s herd of cattle and lied about it. We’ve been pretty much doing the same thing ever since.  On any given day one in ten verbal interactions with a spouse contains a lie, and if you think that’s bad, if we are just have a girlfriend or boyfriend, one in every three verbal interactions is a lie. Men lie predominately to cover up something about themselves, whilst women lie predominantly to cover up something about someone else.  Studies have shown that strangers lie three times within the first 10 minutes of meeting (Note 1). Read More

Mixed Blessings of Neptune

In 1846 a new gas was all the rage amongst doctors and dentists in Europe and America. Oddly enough this gas had been synthesized as long ago as 1275 and later by Paracelsus in the 16th century, but it was in the late 1840’s that its anesthetic properties were discovered and used in medical procedures. On December 19th 1846 the first recorded use of ether in an operation in Britain took place, just three months after the discovery of Neptune. (Note 1) The meaning of ether is “heavenly”. Read More

Loves me, loves me not

One of the main reasons a client comes to see an astrologer is in connection with relationships. It is not always easy to work out whether a new love will develop, or an old love will end using techniques like transits and progressions. However, if the astrologer uses the consultation chart, it is a lot easier. All the actors in the drama reveal themselves in the chart for the arrival of the client. Once you have identified the planetary significators for the players, you can simply follow the planetary movement, and the advice you are then able to give will be invaluable for the client. Read More