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Richard Giles

About Richard Giles

Richard Giles resides at the unique Crystal Waters Ecovillage and has been an astrologer for over twenty five years. He contributes to many publications including Holistic Blisss magazine, Hinterland Times, numerous website magazines and has been featured on ABC radio programmes and is interviewed each year about the coming Chinese New Year. Richard’s astrology work focuses around the issues in your current path, your background personality traits and key lessons in life and where you head forwards into your future. He ran an astrology discussion group every month in Maleny on The Sunshine Coast Hinterland in Queensland for over a decade. Richard is experienced in the tenants of Feng Shui and Geomancy and also has a comprehensive understanding of Chinese astrology. Much of his experience and work has been in the writing, magazine publishing, environmental advocacy and counselling areas of life.

2016: Chinese Year of the Fire Monkey

2016: Chinese Year of the Fire Monkey

The Year for Expressing Yourselves Clearly

By Richard Giles

 
Welcome to the Chinese New Year for 2016. This New Year begins in February on Monday 8th on the second Aquarian New Moon of 2016 –  this new Moon is the beginning of the traditional lunar Chinese calendar. Chinese New Year is a festival that always begins two New Moons after Winter Solstice, with the Sun and Moon in Aquarius. This year begins a new zodiac animal cycle, the year of the outgoing and tricky Fire Monkey.  Chinese tradition employs both Solar and Lunar calendars and for the Solar calendar the year begins 4th February but New Moon day of 8th February begins all the major cultural Lunar New Year celebrations.     

2015 was a full […]

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By |February 3rd, 2016|Astrology, Recent Articles|

2015: Year of The Wood Goat/Sheep

2015: Year of The Wood Goat/Sheep

The Year for Resolving Your Conflicts
By Richard Giles  

Welcome to the Chinese New Year for 2015. This New Year begins in February on Thursday 19th on the second Aquarian New Moon of 2015 –  this new Moon is the beginning of the traditional lunar Chinese calendar. Chinese New Year is a festival that always begins on the second New Moon after Winter Solstice, with the Sun and Moon usually in Aquarius. This Year begins a new zodiac animal cycle, the year of the more sensitive Woody Sheep or Goat. Chinese tradition employs both Solar and Lunar calendars and for the Solar calendar the year begins 4th February but the New Moon day of 19th February begins all the major cultural Lunar New Year celebrations.

2014 was Year of the Wood Horse and we are still recovering from a fast paced galloping year, […]

By |November 20th, 2015|Astrology, Recent Articles|

Year of Water Dragon

The DRAGON IS A SYMBOL OF POWER


Dragon 2012The last Year of the Dragon occurred in 2000, the year of the Metal Dragon. “There was a lot of hand wringing about the collapse of our technological world, the Y2K bug and other millennial prophecies that turned out to be more hype than bite.” Fast forward to 2012 and the story is about the Mayan Calendar and that the world is going to end.

“Yang Water is like a flowing river rather than a stagnant lake. Things will move, ideas flow, creativity abound, economies boom, and love blossom in this environment. It is likely to be an exciting year indeed.”   Metal Dragons are more determined to fight for what they believe in and Water Dragons see things from all points of view […]

By |January 27th, 2012|Astrology, Recent Articles|

Welcome astrofriends

Welcome from Richard

The world is in a constant state of flux today and astrology is one of the amazing tools that will help you with guidance and information about yourself and your path on this wonderful planetary trip.

By |January 1st, 2012|Astrology|