Arty Farty Friday ~ Canadian Painter Tom Thomson & His Mysterious Death.

This time, looking to discover whether astrology can help explain the mysterious and tragic death of a painter.

Tom Thomson, one of Canada’s most influential painters of the 20th-century, was last seen alive around mid-day, July 8, 1917, when setting out alone across Canoe Lake to begin a fishing trip. He was familiar with the area, having visited there a number of times – while working in the

How To Interpret Unaspected Planets And Empty Houses

air-signs“As the builders say, the larger stones do not lie well without the lesser.”
–Plato

I used to say I don’t have any air in my chart. That’s not strictly true as I have an air sign on an angle and my third and 11th house cusps are in air signs. More specifically, I don’t have any planets in air signs. I do have planets in air houses. So I can’t really say I have “no air.”
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Arty Farty Friday ~ James Montgomery Flagg

James Montgomery Flagg, (born June 18, 1877, Pelham Manor, New York — died May 27, 1960, New York.) American illustrator, poster artist, and portrait painter known particularly for his World War I recruiting poster of a pointing Uncle Sam. The poster was almost certainly inspired by Alfred Leete’s British poster featuring Lord Kitchener (See HERE). Flagg’s poster was reissued during World War II

Astrological Drive-by ~ James Comey, Director of FBI

A recent article by Roger Aronoff set me wondering: Has FBI Director Comey Waited Too Long on Clinton Scandals?
I wasn’t wondering that, I was wondering what kind of guy is James Comey, Director of the FBI.

A couple of snips from a couple of articles including the one linked above:

From The Independent
As a federal prosecutor, his politics had been vague, but it was generally assumed he

Arty Farty Friday ~ Eileen Cooper

Eileen Cooper RA is an English contemporary painter and print-maker, who makes stylised paintings of women or couples, often featuring unexpected animals (particularly a tiger). She was born in Glossop, Derbyshire, studied at Goldsmiths College, London from 1971 to 1974 and the Royal College of Art, London from 1974 to 1977. Cooper was elected to the Royal Academy on 24 May 2001, and in 2011 she

Drive-by Astrology ~ Francis Crick

Today, a bit of what I like to call “drive-by astrology”. More often than not “drive-by” is used in connection with shootings. I put the term to use in a more peaceful context. Whenever I come across an individual whose natal chart proves, on first sight, to be an excellent fit for the person I perceive, I post the chart with very brief reasons why it fits its owner so clearly. I hope this will

Arty Farty Friday ~ William Roberts – Against-Type Gemini Sun

William Roberts, born 5 June 1895, died 20 January 1980. He was a British painter of, mainly, groups of figures and portraits. He was also a war artist in both World War I and World War II.

I was unaware of Mr Roberts’ paintings, but having wandered among those available via Google Image have been duly impressed.

From a piece by Michael Spens HERE with added images of paintings mentioned.