April 9, 2015 Talk at the Guild

The quest to understand the deeper purpose of our existence can be elusive. There are questions without answers; we’ll never know. However, the astrological chart provides numerous clues and insights; indeed everything in it is a hint. I will be presenting a talk at the Guild on April 9, 2015; the doors open at 7 PM and the presentation begins… Read more →

leo image by Ritva Sillanmäki


Every Leo whether they think much of astrology or not knows they are a Leo Sun! Astrologically speaking, Leo is the home of the Sun. When a planet is in its own sign it seeks no guidance from the other planets. In this case we are also talking about the one star in our solar system and at the centre… Read more →


Jupiter in Leo

In astrology, Jupiter is the greater benefic, whatever it ‘touches’ expands and grows. People with a prominent Jupiter are ‘larger than life’—not just jovial but even physically taller, bigger. Jupiter represents the expansion principle, promotion and the strength of our convictions. It can also be the one influence that we pin our ‘hopes’ on. The repeat pattern with Jupiter is… Read more →

Sun and Horoscopes

Writing the weekly horoscope tweets and condensing the message to a finite number of characters while finding the essence of the week. Since June 7, we have had ample time to change our minds, rethink our course of actions and/or our attitude in order to see if it is still in alignment with what we would like life to be. On Canada… Read more →

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Cancer and the Solstice

Summer arrives with the Solstice, at which time the Sun has reached its highest Northern Declination.  The Sun stands still at its highest declination for about six days, and begins its motion in a new direction–the days begin to grow shorter. (Yes it would be Winter in the Southern hemisphere, and the days there begin to grow longer.) The Season… Read more →

My Logo

Revising websites

I am taking advantage of the Mercury retrograde and making revisions, corrections and generally tweaking my websites. My son, Warwick Massey, who uses the job title Creative made this gorgeous image and all of the associated ‘branding’ for me. Use the links to see more about his work. The logo is beautifully based on the golden mean, and I just love it. Ordering… Read more →


The AstroInsights are now in the sidebar of this website and that of Janice Brown’s as well as on Facebook. I won’t be posting these as separate items on the site. The best option is to follow me on twitter. Unfortunately for now, any extra tweet I send out and apparently every Facebook comment also appears in the feed shown in… Read more →


ABC Course Semester 1

The next ABC Course begins in September 2014, it is divided into two 10-week semesters. Learning the language of Astrology From the symbols to rudimentary delineation Online via GoToMeeting (You need internet access, a computer, tablet* or smart phone*) Video of each session available for download and viewing September 9-November 18, 2014 (November 11 no class) Ten 75-minute Tuesday Evening sessions 5:30-6:45… Read more →

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Forecasting Tools and Techniques

The Forecasting Course begins in September 2014 We will look at the various forecasting techniques including transits, secondary progressions, and solar arc directions, return charts such as the solar return and some older techniques such as profections and time periods. The course is intended to introduce you to the techniques and tools available, and understanding when and how to use them…. Read more →

Mercury in Cancer and Gemini

Mercury in Cancer and Gemini

This year finding solutions to emotionally-charged issues in our life is the gift of Mercury. Mercury is retrograde June 7-July 1. We are approaching what I like to think of as catch up time. What we are reviewing and revising depends on how far ahead of ourselves we managed to get in the weeks leading up to this (the last… Read more →