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He Has Been Described as “Off-Beat”

Sir Richard Starkey (aka Ringo Starr) (June 7, 1940) What they were referring to was his drumming style. It made him unique in the pop/rock world. He is the last Beatle I will look at through these posts. Ringo Starr … 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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Happy (Belated) 40th Birthday Wishes!

Kim Kardashian (October 21, 1980) Do you think this is the real reason for my dream two nights ago? I wasn’t aware of her birth date, so it wasn’t something conscious in me of knowledge of her 40th birthday. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Running Election Interference on Behalf of Trump

Kanye West (June 8, 1977) Even by my standards, this was a strange dream: last night, I kept seeing repeat sequences of images involving Kanye and Kim. When I looked up his birth details this morning, I was put off … Continue reading

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King for the Common Man

George VI (Dec 14, 1895 – Feb 6, 1952) This is a bit tongue-in-cheek, but aren’t the royals just like everybody else? They are born, they live and they die. End of story. It also means that royals have birth … Continue reading

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90’s Music: Loud and Proud

30 Stars of the 90’s We went to a high school production of a 90’s concert last Friday. I’ve been trying to work out, since then, what is the best way to share the experience with you, the readers. I … Continue reading

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The Wizardry Battle of Good vs Evil

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone I’m coming to the Harry Potter books very late in life. If they’d been around when I was 11 years old, I would have devoured them, too. But when you have almost six decades … Continue reading

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Francis: The Rebel Pope

A Man of the People I was challenged by a friend on Facebook to sit through a 70 minute video of an astrologer. dressed in papal robes, with a mitre on his head, discussing how ‘dangerous’ Pope Francis was, according … Continue reading

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80’s Music: US or UK?

Which Side of the Atlantic? On a taxi ride to the Exeter Airport from the train station in 2007, the driver talked about great 80’s songs. I joined in, thinking that he was speaking of the New Romantic movement. Imagine … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Richard Bach

  When I began to do research for this piece, I quickly realized that Jonathan Livingston Seagull had been reviewed to death. My fallback position (Plan B) was to discuss some of Richard Bach’s sayings. Even that has been overdone. … Continue reading

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