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Four Songs About Astrology

Musicians are wondering and often mystical types, so it is no wonder that many famous musician’s creative output has often featured astrology. Covering all genres of music, from hip-hop to blues, country and soul –…

Myths of the Zodiac: Leo

The majestic sight of a roaring lion; a symbol of nature’s incredible ability to create unrivalled predators. Small wonder then, that these awe-inspiring creatures lent their form to one of the Zodiacal constellations. Leo’s brightest…

Myths of the Zodiac Part 4: Cancer

The constellation of Cancer is the darkest of all the Zodiacal constellations, having only two stars above the 3.0 magnitude. Its brightest star is today named Beta Cancri. In human history Cancer has long been…

Myths of the Zodiac Part 3: Gemini

Gemini is a zodiacal constellation consisting of 85 primary stars that are visible from Earth without a telescope. The brightest pair of stars Castor and Pollux, which make up the heads of the twin-based shape.…

Myths of the Zodiac: Taurus

The constellation of Taurus is one of the oldest to have been labelled as such in human history. Evidence suggests people have been associating this patch of sky with the image of a bull for…

Myths of the Zodiac Constellations Part 1: Aries

Most of you will know the Zodiac signs, and hopefully their associated constellations in the sky. But lesser known, among many people, are the mythological stories associated with these constellations around the world.

Astrology and Poetry: Famous Poems About Astrology

Poetry and the stars have been metaphorical bedfellows for nigh on as long as humans have been writing in verse. The astounding natural beauty of the heavens makes them an obvious choice for symbolising love,…

Astrology and Shakespeare

The world’s most famous playwright had an ambiguous relationship with the art of astrology. Like many themes running through his work, William Shakespeare can be seen to at times affirm and deny the astrological worldview…

Astrology in Literature

The world of astrology proved fertile ground for literary writers of all persuasions for many hundreds of years. As we have previously mentioned on these pages, astrology has been an integral part of human culture…

November Nights: Monthly Star Gazing Guide (Month 1)

It may be getting cold out, but this November why not warm up your soul by sampling some of the delights of the cosmos? From mythical hunters and heroes, to incredibly distant galaxies, or some…