Alex Trenoweth

December 6, 2018
"In Cold Blood"

In Cold Blood: the Book that Shocked America

“In Cold Blood” was written by the American author Truman Capote. The book became one of the first “non fiction novels” and detailed the horrific murder of the Clutter family in 1959. Completed in 1966, just after the execution of the perpetrators, “In Cold Blood” was an instant bestseller. Arguably, Capote also made the two murderers, Richard Hickok and Perry Smith posthumously famous. However, Capote was condemned for using the gruesome details of the murders to bring attention to his book. More recently, “In Cold Blood” has been criticised for its inaccurate portrayal of the Clutter family. This article examines the […]
December 6, 2018
"In Cold Blood"

In Cold Blood: the Book that Shocked America

“In Cold Blood” was written by the American author Truman Capote. The book became one of the first “non fiction novels” and detailed the horrific murder of the Clutter family in 1959. Completed in 1966, just after the execution of the perpetrators, “In Cold Blood” was an instant bestseller. Arguably, Capote also made the two murderers, Richard Hickok and Perry Smith posthumously famous. However, Capote was condemned for using the gruesome details of the murders to bring attention to his book. More recently, “In Cold Blood” has been criticised for its inaccurate portrayal of the Clutter family. This article examines the […]
December 3, 2018
13 Things Astrologers Wish Muggles Understood about astrology

13 Things Astrologers Wish Muggles Understood About Astrology

I meet a lot of people who, for a wide variety of reasons, dislike astrology. I don’t care too much about this. But I do care that I find myself answering the same questions over and over again. So on one of those nights that I should have been sleeping, I tossed and turned and came up with 13 things astrologers wish muggles understood about astrology. Then I figured a lot of other astrologers might also be tired of answering the same questions. So, being the nice person I am, I decided to write them down. Without further ado. . […]
November 10, 2018
Alex Trenoweth lectures around the world

Lecture Schedule 2018-2020

Travelling Schedule Alex Trenoweth’s lecture schedule is fully booked for 2018, 2019 and 2020. Consultations If you would like to book a face to face astrology consultation in any of the cities Alex is visiting, she is happy to schedule a live astrology consultation (please see her upcoming appearances below). Otherwise, all consultations are done via Skype (AstroAlex1984) or are pre-recorded. Please contact Alex via the contacts page to arrange an appointment. There is currently a six month waiting list except for live consultations at conference locations where appointments are first come first served basis. Writing/Editing Commissions Alex is currently […]
November 6, 2018
jupiter in sagittarius

Jupiter in Sagittarius

I had this great idea for Jupiter in Sagittarius. Publishing a sample chapter of “Growing Pains”. I mean, after all, Jupiter is associated with publishing. I thought this would be a very straightforward cut and paste job. After checking it was OK with my publisher (The Wessex Astrologer), I realised it might not be so easy. Just for starters, those pesky ingress dates (the ones that just about drove us insane in the second edit), could not be simply cut and pasted. So I had to do a screen grab and hope it is clear enough to be read. And […]
October 23, 2018
Sun in Scorpio

A Very Scorpio Tale: Psycho

Sun in Scorpio: a time to examine the mysteries of life or a time to crack out the sexual innuendos and toilet humour? Joking about Scorpio probably stems from the need to defend oneself against such dark and heavy themes. Not even the master of horror himself, Alfred Hitchcock, was immune to a bit of toilet humour. To many horror movie fans, Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho is a film that stands out in their minds. The scene when poor Janet Leigh is innocently taking a shower only to be stabbed to death by an “old lady” whilst screeching music plays is surely one […]
October 13, 2018
Nakshatras

A Nakshatra Story

Nakshatras. I mean, what on earth does that mean? When I was doing the FAS diploma, I forbade myself from taking any other astrology course until I finished the diploma. It nearly drove me crazy but since completing the course a couple of years ago, I’ve done a course on Hellenistic astrology and took Deb Houlding’s horary and electional courses. Still thirsty, I’ve been eyeing up Vedic astrology. I don’t think we live in a world where astrologers can afford to be separated. We need to understand each other in order to endure the slings and arrows of outrageous scepticism. […]