Beware fake science about Zodiac Changes: The Truth

Quite a few people have contacted me regarding an item on a recent NBC broadcast – and elsewhere online – claiming that there is a 13th sign of the zodiac and that the zodiac signs have moved. This is a … Continue reading

post | Comments Off January 19, 2011

Evacuate! Fire in Cape Town

For me the whole thing started when I woke at 1am to the sound of sirens and the smell of smoke. Nothing new in Cape Town, fires happen most summers, so I didn’t particularly worry as i put on my … Continue reading

post | Comments Off March 18, 2009

Bambi scarred me for life

I have a terrible fear of nature documentaries. Ever since I can remember, when one of them comes onto the television I get a queasy feeling in my stomach. I get that irrational feeling of panic, a sense that I … Continue reading

post | Comments Off August 21, 2008

Dances with leopards

I have been away for a while, on one of my regular visits to the most remote corners of the country in rural Pondoland, Transkei. So many South Africans don’t even know of this incredibly beautiful and ancient part of … Continue reading

post | Comments Off May 21, 2008

Shamanism 101

Just yesterday I received an email from a friend who had decided to sign up for a Shamanism 101 course, wondering if I knew the facilitator and why I myself didn’t offer such courses. It didn’t take much ESP, intuition … Continue reading

post | Comments Off February 25, 2008


Hardly a day goes by that I don’t hear some reference or other to the Mayan Prophecy – the one that says that the world ends on 21 December 2012. Well at any rate, when I first started hearing about … Continue reading

post | Comments Off January 5, 2008

Spirits of the spooky kind

For the record, and in response to some of the concerns that people who know me raised about my “I See Dead People” post. From my own experience, I do think that ‘ghosts’ exist. I think that they are sometimes¬† … Continue reading

post | Comments Off December 1, 2007

I see dead people

It has been amazing to see the growth of TV psychics over the last few years. Although talking to the dead has been popular for over 100 years already, ever since “rock star psychic” John Edwards’ TV show has become … Continue reading

post | Comments Off November 27, 2007

The secret behind The Secret

You must have caught the hype by now – the book/DVD called ‘The Secret’ that is supposedly changing everyone’s life. It’s all about ‘The Law of Attraction’, the universal Spiritual Law that says that what you ‘put out’ is what … Continue reading

post | Comments Off October 4, 2007

Plutonium is still bad for your health

By now you have heard enough jokes about Pluto losing its planetary status, but I am still having people stopping me in the streets and asking what this means for Astrology. Some are horrified that such a powerful force could … Continue reading

post | Comments Off September 24, 2007