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Bone dry bubbly from Champagne

Bone dry bubbly from Champagne

We are already well into February and the New Year seems like it was a million years ago already, but I’ve been meaning to post about the lovely bottle of Grower Champagne that I drank to ring in the New Year: Baron-Fuenté Grande Réserve Brut.  If 

The Astrology of r/WallStreetBets

The Astrology of r/WallStreetBets

I briefly looked into the astrology of GameStop last week when I (and millions of others around the world) became fascinated by the short squeeze that is currently happening with that stock. Over the course of reading and researching this, I saw several people comment 

Astrology of February 2021: Monthly Overview

Astrology of February 2021: Monthly Overview

The shortest month of the year starts off with a stellium in Aquarius. All of the Sacred Seven planets are in Aquarius on the 1st except the Moon – who will ingress just a few days later on the 9th – and Mars, who is 

The Astrology of GameStop

The Astrology of GameStop

I wanted to do a quick post looking at the astrology of GameStop. Like many around the world, I have been fascinated by the short squeeze that is currently occurring with this company’s stock, driven by people organizing on the WallStreetBets subreddit, and I had 

Exploring Canuck Astrology: Reading Canada’s Natal Chart

Exploring Canuck Astrology: Reading Canada’s Natal Chart

I recently did a deep dive into verifying Canada’s natal chart. The commonly used one is July 1, 1867 at midnight in Ottawa, which gives an Aries rising chart. That didn’t make much sense to me at first glance, so I wanted to explore the 

Gazing into the Crystal Glass: 2021 Wine Trends

Gazing into the Crystal Glass: 2021 Wine Trends

It’s probably a dumb idea to make predictions about anything these days (says the woman who’s studying astrology), but I gave it a shot in my latest piece for Edify. I took a look at the wine trends I think we might see in 2021, 

Figuring out Canada’s Natal Chart: Aries Rising, Really?

Figuring out Canada’s Natal Chart: Aries Rising, Really?

Recently I was talking to some folks (shoutout to my fellow Canadian RSPMs!) about the natal chart of Canada. As with all nations, there’s debate over the exact time and location to use for Canada’s chart so there are a few different versions. Canada officially 

Toasting away 2020 with Grower Champagne

Toasting away 2020 with Grower Champagne

Just a quick post today, on this last day of 2020, to wish everyone a very Happy New Year. I hope you are all raising a glass of something delicious tonight whilst wishing 2020 a very merry fuck you. I also wanted to share my 

Astrology of January 2021: monthly overview

Astrology of January 2021: monthly overview

Initially I intended to post an overview of the astrology for all 12 months of the year. However, the word count on that post hit over 6000 (and counting) and I decided it would be way more digestible to break it down into single month 

Natural wine musings and review of an Austrian natural wine

Natural wine musings and review of an Austrian natural wine

I recently picked up a case of wine from Color de Vino. In the last few years, they’ve really honed in on the natural wine zeitgeist. I was interested in dipping my toe further into natural wine after finishing my last freelance wine story of 

Wine Review: traditional qvevri wine from Georgia

Wine Review: traditional qvevri wine from Georgia

I first learned about qvevri in Alice Feiring’s 2016 book For the Love of Wine. In this book, she recounts her experience visiting Georgia and discovering the wines from this region, many of which are made in qvevri – giant egg-shaped terracotta vessels that are 

Astrology of 2021: general annual overview

Astrology of 2021: general annual overview

The astrology of 2021 is better than 2020 – it’s hard to top the huge events that happened this year – but there are still some major challenges and disruptions ahead. 2021’s dominant space weather centres around the ingress of Jupiter and Saturn into Aquarius.