Astrologer Patrick Arundell
Thank you for joining me. I was born at the Jesuit College, Stonyhurst, Lancashire, England. A Sun Aquarius, I also have the Moon, Venus, Chiron and IC in the sign of Aquarius.
With an Ascendant in Libra and Uranus, the ruler of astrology, Conjunct my Midheaven, the part of our Natal Horoscopes linked to career. I also have the highly penetrative and psychological planetary angle or Aspect of Pluto Trine Mercury, which gives me (I hope) a natural instinct for research and analysis.
I have been a professional astrologer for 21 years and though self-taught my interest first began when I was still at High School. That interest became, over time, a burning quest to understand what made myself and others tick.
Interview with Patrick
A Diploma qualified management career initially ensued resulting in the role of an Operations Controller managing 800 people, followed by business consultancy. But astrology was like a clarion call, and eventually I became compelled to study in greater depth before leaving business behind and taking the plunge as a professional astrologer.
My work is now distributed through 200 newspapers, magazines and websites worldwide including New Zealand, Australia, Thailand, South Africa, Bahrain, Canada and the USA. In the UK I write for The Metro Daily Newspaper and I am the lead astrologer for the UK Press Association, Chat and Pick Me Up for IPC Magazines and 3 Mobile and Vodaphone. Clients have also included Proctor and Gamble and Leo Burnett. My work has also been translated into Russian and Spanish. My Horoscope videos have received 18 Million views.
I am a member of the Astrological Association and believe it is highly important to add credibility to astrology’s standing in the general media. As we have seen with Urban Myth of Ophiuchus the 13th Zodiac Sign.
Astrology may be derided by some, but I hope my background in a conventional business environment demonstrates how seriously I ply my craft. I sincerely believe astrology is a wonderful tool for greater personal understanding and the greater promotion of personal and inter-relationship harmony. Quite simply, it works. Most of the people who knock astrology don't even know really what it entails.
My favoured charities are Cancer Research http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/ The Red Cross http://www.redcross.org.uk and Concern http://www.concern.net/. I also have a longstanding interest in environmental issues, and the Friends of the Earth. www.foe.co.uk/
I live in the Medieval town of Shrewsbury, in the West Midlands where I have resided for 30 years. I have been a lifetime fan of Swindon Town Football Club (now that IS loyalty for you!) -http://www.swindontownfc.premiumtv.co.uk/.
My other interests include playing piano and guitars, France and running. I have also avidly followed modern jazz for many years and modern RNB.
I have never married but have a wonderful son Jason who is 37 and my "companion" for many years was a much loved half Burmese black cat, called Ted, who had three legs. Sadly Ted died aged 12 of acute liver disease on 20th October, 2009. Ted will never be forgotten, and will always be loved and cherished. Read about Ted...