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Pope Francis Comes to Canada

Pilgrimage of Penance (July 24 – 29, 2022) Hopefully, the energy of a Papal apology for the Residential School scandal will show up on the ‘event’ chart: Yes, that works: the Moon being inconjunct to Pluto is perfect. Moon Inconjunct … Continue reading

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He Wasn’t Called “Tricky Dicky” for Nothing

Richard M Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) I have a rather jaundiced view of this time period in American history. I was still young enough to be an idealist, and I had a decidedly (small ‘l’) liberal … Continue reading

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Just Don’t Compare Trump to Nixon: He Doesn’t Like It

Watergate: Blueprint for a Scandal (2022) We’ve been watching this limited CNN series for the past week. None of it is new, except for linking Donald Trump’s actions to those of Richard Nixon in 1972. The common denominator is insecurity. … Continue reading

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On Your Way to the Top, Watch Out What You Do…

Anatomy of a Scandal (2022) Or they’ll get you on the way down This Netflix series is a slow burn that gets hotter and hotter as it progresses. (They say that it is even outscoring viewing numbers of Bridgerton 2, … Continue reading

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Episode 8: “The Viscount Who Loved Me”

Bridgerton (Season 2) Question: When is this Gentleman not a gentleman? Answer: When he falls in love with the ‘wrong’ sister. We started watching this season on Netflix last Friday night. We finished it yesterday. Where do I begin? The … Continue reading

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A Man about 150 Years Ahead of His Time

Oscar Wilde (October 16, 1854 – November 30, 1900) Today is Oscar Wilde‘s 167th birthday. He didn’t live to a ripe old age, dying at 46 years, broken and alone. Is there a lesson in this story? Of course, only … Continue reading

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Did Livia Poison Augustus or Just Assist His Dying?

Livia Drusilla (January 30, 58 BCE – September 28, 29 AD) It’s one of those dirty little secrets that gets whispered around the corridors of power in Rome and caused a bit of dissension between a mother and her son, … Continue reading

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From the Queen’s Press Secretary to a Media Scapegoat

Michael Shea (May 10, 1938 – October 17, 2009) “The Crown” shows this man as the reason the Sunday Times had a story about how Queen Elizabeth II felt about her Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. We may never know what … Continue reading

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¡Larga vida a la revolución! ¡Viva el revolucionario!

Che Guevara (May 14, 1928 – October 9, 1967) Trust astrologers to get to the bottom of a scandal: Che’s mother was pregnant when she got married to his father, so to cover-up the scandal, her doctor post-dated his birth … Continue reading

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Yes, It is Lonely at the Top

The Two Popes (2019) Pope Benedict: I cannot feel the presence of God. I do not hear His voice, do you understand me? My sister, Anne, recommended that I watch this film. Being PKs, we know only too well that … Continue reading

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