Date of Sighting: 02-Feb-97 14:25 Location of Sighting: Selkirk, Selkirkshire Brief Description of sighting: Mirror like object. It was flickering.Selkirkshire, Scotland, UK; February 2, 1997 — UFO Network
Date of Sighting: 01-Feb-00 Location of Sighting: Invergowrie, Angus Brief Description of sighting: Slow moving lights. They moved from the North to the South and then stopped.Invergowrie, Scotland, UK; February 1, 2000 — UFO Network
Date of Sighting: 20-Jan-97 19:15 Location of Sighting: Bradford West, Yorkshire Brief Description of sighting: Five, round shaped flashing lights. Red and white in colour. They separated and went in different directions.Bradford, England, UK; January 20, 1997 — UFO Network
Date of Sighting: 11-Jan-99 01:30 Location of Sighting: Ballater, Aberdeenshire Brief Description of sighting: Two objects, four times larger than the largest star and round like a glitter ball. They had blue, red and green lights on them.Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK; January 11, 1999 — UFO Network
Date of Sighting: 09-Jan-00 02:45 Location of Sighting: Runcorn, Cheshire Brief Description of sighting: One round, golf ball shaped object. Orange and white in colour and very bright. Moving East.Runcorn, Cheshire, England, UK; January 9, 2000 — UFO Network
Veterans For Peace UK 1 h · BREAKING THE SILENCEThe two minutes’ silence on Armistice Day was first interrupted in 1920 by none other than 10,000 veterans, impoverished, starving & betrayed by a government & a capitalist system that erased their sacrifice for profit. They’d gathered in Victoria Street, parallel with Whitehall. When the new Cenotaph was […]Veterans For Peace UK — Opher’s World
*Here is another aspect of the end of WW1 — the ‘German Revolution‘.
Add some sweetness to your November 5th celebrations with these chocolate flake bonfires with orange buttercream flames If you’re not from the UK, you may not know that it’s traditional here to celebrate the night of November 5th with bonfires and fireworks. This cupcake decoration idea – using chocolate flakes to create the firewood and […]Recipe | Bonfire night chocolate flake cupcakes — Art and Soul
Last but not least, here are two of my favorite songs of all times. I don’t think I need to explain a lot. Enjoy! I hope you liked the choices I made for that year. Have a great Friday and a happy weekend!#HitsByYears – 1979 — Share Your Light
Nothing except the curry is as British as the panto. I’ve made that claim about a lot of things, and it’s true of every last one of them. And I didn’t even make up the comparison, so lots of people have made the claim about lots of things. Nothing is as unoriginal as comparing an […]Oh, no you won’t: A quick history of the British panto — Notes from the U.K.
*Reblogged by Francis Barker 2020 — Creator: blogger, writer, poet, artist, astrologer
The contention hurts
whichever side we’ve taken
Bells of joy and doom
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So finally it appears to be happening, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is due to formally leave the EU at 11pm GMT on Friday January 31 2020.
Of course, there will be an ongoing debate during 2020 as to the nature of the final ‘deal’ between the two powers, whether it is based on the ‘Canada Free Trade Deal’, or even leaving on WTO terms at the end of the year in the event that no agreement has been made.
Nevertheless the UK is leaving, after much stuttering and fall out and two general elections since the referendum vote in June 2016.
But from my own astrological perspective, what does the leaving time and date signify, if anything?
Libra the balance but will we see justice?
I will start with the ascendant, or rising sign of the chart for 11pm, January 31, set for Westminster, the seat of the UK Parliament. We have Libra rising, a very political sign to do with justice, diplomacy and legality. It is no surprise that Libra has more than its fair share of politicians, lawyers and teachers with the Sun and other important significators in that sign.
Libra rising sets the political character of the moment, the scales, justice, a sense of something being ratified legally and that it has not been an easy course to reach this point. There has been, and there will continue to be, much debate.
However, Venus, the ruler of Libra and thereby ruler of the chart, is in Pisces in the 6th house, close to Neptune and in challenging aspect to an inflammatory Mars in Sagittarius.
Whither the Health Service?
In mundane astrology the 6th house is often seen to signify the nation’s health, perhaps the state of the UK’s health service, and we know how contentious the talk has been in regard to this, with claims that any future deal with the USA might see terms which gives Washington access to and power to ‘meddle’ with what many still regard to be one of the best health systems in the world.
Astrologically at any rate, it seems clear that the state of the health service, plus the Police and armed forces and their future role, will be the source of much angst in months and years to come.
Although Venus is said to be well placed in Pisces, the proximity of Neptune and the aggravation from Mars does indicate weakness, perhaps a continuing debate, encouraged and enflamed by the media, about as to whom can have access to free health care once, and if, free movement ends.
Radical Aquarius – radical government?
The Sun, always a prime factor in any chart, is in Aquarius in the 5th house of speculation, sport and leisure, a very positive placement I feel. Like Libra, Aquarius is an air sign, fitting well with the current Prime Minister Johnson’s air dominated chart.
Aquarius is forward looking, fair minded, radical and so we might well see a strong push towards political reformation, something which probably all sides would concede needs to be done. Just how far this might go is anyone’s guess.
There is much talk about reforming the House of Lords, even to the point of questioning its very existence. The state of the union has also been talked about, with Scotland clearly disaffected with being taken out of the EU as part of the UK.
Will Scotland be able to wave ‘tata’?
One wonders whether one of the reforms might be to do with the constitution of the UK and the relationship between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Could we be heading towards a more federal union? Will Scotland be granted ‘special’ status within the UK to placate its push towards independence?
As the 5th house rules speculation and the stock market, or partly so, we could see changes here too, though the continuing health of it would seem to be assured, depending on world economic trends.
Sport and leisure activities are also likely to be strongly emphasised during the next phase.
Within the next few days, Part 2 in this series will continue to investigate this chart and the changing nature and role of the United Kingdom in the coming years.
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