Category Archives: history

In Light of Steiner’s Words: a Past Life Examined

John Varley (August 17, 1778 – November 17, 1842) In my third post (from April 2014) I speculated on whether I might have been William Blake in a past life. Upon further reflection, I decided I was more likely to … Continue reading

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The First Superstar Astrologer

Evangeline Adams (February 8, 1868 – November 12, 1932) I’d never heard of this woman, until today. Does that seem possible? Her claim to fame came at age 31 when she told the owner of the hotel she’d moved into … Continue reading

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Ah, So I’ve Been on the Right Track, After All

The Astrological Revolution While researching images for a reincarnational post on Facebook, I came across this book. Of course, I had to buy it! If nothing else, it will prove the things I’ve been saying since I was in my … Continue reading

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Before Psychology, There Was Astrology

Carl Gustav Jung (July 26, 1875 – June 6, 1961) Our mother was a great admirer of Carl Jung. His understanding of archetypes made sense to her. And the idea that astrology was psychology’s precursor makes sense to me The … Continue reading

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Footnote in History: Plagiarism or Inspiration?

A Sucessora (1934) Have you ever tried to write a novel? It’s a lonely occupation. And the pressure of your readers and publishers breathing down your neck can be more than most could endure, especially if you have suddenly become … Continue reading

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Did Daphne du Maurier Write “Rebecca” to Document Herself?

Rebecca (2020) I am not a fan of “Gothic” romances, or films. But this latest film version of the 1938 classic, written by Dame du Maurier, is (seemingly) quite faithful to the story line. After a whirlwind romance in Monte … Continue reading

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After a Long Gestation Period, and Extended Labour Pains…

The State of Israel is Born Strange prompt, this one: I was listening to Andy Williams sing “The Exodus Song (This Land is Mine)” and I suddenly connected two events in history in my mind. Firstly, though, I’d like to … Continue reading

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Once a Rebel, Always a Rebel

Tom Hayden (December 11, 1939 – October 23, 2016) The depiction of Tom Hayden in the film, The Trial of the Chicago 7, by Eddie Redmayne, seemed muted, at least to me. But then, I only knew of this man … Continue reading

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The Whole World’s Watching…

The Trial of the Chicago 7 Another chapter in the history books, this time highlighting injustice in an American courtroom. Let’s face it, it was a media circus, and the participants knew they were on trial for who they were, … Continue reading

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