The Astrological Adventure of The French Chef
Julia Child made her name in television as “The French Chef,” a remarkable feat for someone who was neither French nor a chef. Hugely successful despite lacking a suitable voice or the expected glamour, The French Chef made a lasting impression on the cuisine of a culture noted for its love of fast food and TV dinners.Astrology and the Renaissance
Astrology was an accepted part of life but in the late middle ages would the burgeoning of new science, new discoveries and new skepticism threaten this ancient art or would it continue to inspire the imaginations of the people of the Renaissance and beyond? And how would astrology be integrated into the changing Christian Church?Blood and Fire: An Astrological Perspective of The Salvation Army, Part 2
William Booth was a man with a Christian Mission. But in an era of sin and filth, his message of salvation was ridiculed and even led to violence. With the help of his family and key faithful members, Booth continued to wage his war on poverty, alcohol, tobacco and uncleanliness.Blood and Fire: An Astrological Perspective on the Salvation Army, Part 1
As a young man, William Booth watched men exchange their Sunday suits at the pawnshop and then head straight for the nearest pub. Victorian London was hardly an elegant location. Prostitution, alcoholism, filth and starvation were such a part of every day life that they were simply accepted. But Booth knew there was an alternative and he set out to tell everyone the answer–whether they wanted to listen or not.Herschel, Uranus and Mary Shelley’s Vision of Horror
When William Herschel turned his telescope to the sky, he discovered something he described as being rather like a comet. His discovery would turn conventional thought on its ear and herald the age of modern science. A few years later, Mary Shelley, still a teenager, wrote her masterpiece “Frankenstein,” and brought forth a vision so terrifying it can still give us nightmares. How far is too far in the human quest for mortality at the expense of human morality.