Leo Thy Name is Courage

Today is the very last day of the most underwhelming lion season in recent memory. One that featured a distinct lack of both bands and parades, a disturbing vortex of sparkling and a terminal glut of world stage life drama. A special mention to my lovely Leo pride of darklings, whose locked down birthdays royally…

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A Lionhearted New Beginning

Since that great Leonic eclipse about this time three years ago, your heart has been working hard on something. Shocked into arrhythmia by a force majeur. Some interminable days skipping beats or starving for oxygen. Broken and reconditioned and cracked open again. Learning lessons of love and loss the only way they arrived. Pulling thorns…

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The Triggering

You fondle my trigger then you blame my gun ~ Fiona Apple Righto everyone, back in your corner of Meltdown City. Time out of the cray. Take a moment to stop, sigh deeply and sit the fuq down. Yes the current astrofuquery / soup de jour is loaded. Brimming with the hairy potential to make…

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The Zooming Eclipse: Part One

There are only two ways the Great American Total Solar Eclipse is coming at you (and both of them are capitalised). The first* finds Monday’s behemoth raging towards you at speed. As you wind the window down to check you are not hallucinating (because seriously universe, you’re hurling yet more lightning and earthquakes and shit…

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Courage Dear Heart

Courage is a curious creature who makes a home in our heart. We are gifted vast reserves of this virtue, cornerstone as it is of all the others and crucial ingredient for our forward motion through life. In so many languages, courage is a derivative from the word for heart. Cor (Latin). Coeur (French). Corazón…

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