Learn Astrology with Mary English

Astrology for beginners. How to make a chart using FREE on-line resources. The Series starts with Chart Shape and what that means for you. Each week we will be discussing various parts of an Astrological birth chart, using real case examples helping you get to grips with this ancient Art.
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Hello, welcome to my podcast. We will be learning a bit about Astrology and how wonderful it is and how it can help you understand yourself and others much better.

All my published books are available here Mary's Amazon Author Page

I hope you enjoy listening, do feedback to me if you have any questions click on my email link above:) xx

Apr 7, 2017

This episode we are learning about the different house systems.

I use Equal House but there are other systems, the most popular being Placidus.

This week we are using Queen Elizabeth 1st chart,_Queen_of_England

Mar 27, 2017

This week we are learning about Pluto, the most distant planet in our Solar System.


Two charts are,_Miley



Big Thanx to Rachel for her chart this week:) xx

Mar 18, 2017

This week we are learning about Neptune the planet that governs psychic ability, illusion and delusion.

Chart examples are from the singer Bjork 


....and big thanx to Rachel for her chart.

If you'd like to learn Astrology one-on-one with Mary do go here for more info:

Mar 12, 2017

This week we are discussing Uranus discovered in Bath in 1781 by Scorpio William Herschel,_William


We are looking at the charts of Celia Gunn Author of Twist in Coyote's Tale and Totem Animals (great book!) 


We are also looking at Mr D Trump's chart as his Uranus,_Donald explains why he is the way he is....


As mentioned if you'd like to learn Astrology with me, do get in touch or go here for more info :)


See you next week :) xx


Mar 7, 2017

This week we are discussing Saturn the planet of responsibility, do-the-right-thing and ....Dad.

We're using Queen Elizabeth II 's chart here,_Queen_of_England


Make sure you click on natal chart English style (Equal houses) under the picture of

the chart so we're both looking at the same style of chart (this is Equal House)

Feb 19, 2017
Episode Ten

This week we are covering Jupiter ~ The Happy Planet.

I love Jupiter (but not as much as Uranus which we'll be discussing in a few weeks) 

The symbol for it looks like the number 4

Find it in your chart and it will give you an insight into what-makes-you-happy.


Feb 12, 2017
Episode Nine

This we are  learning about Mars in the chart. The planet of 



and Energy

The chart example is Pope Benedict 1st, more info here Pope Francis 1


The symbol for Mars looks like a circle with a spear attached.


Find your Mars in your chart by using the fab website


Feb 5, 2017
Episode Eight

This week we're learning about Venus the Goddess of Love

She also rules money (our attitude towards it, not how much we earn, or not!)

And our feelings of taste as in decor at home.

Check out your partner's venus and see if you agree on the colour of your curtains (or not!)


Thanx to Celia Gunn, author of A Twist in Coyote's Tail and also the fab Totem Animals Plain and Simple for her chart this week:) xx

Jan 31, 2017
Episode Seven

This week we're learning about Mercury, the planet that represents how we communicate.

It can only ever be in your own sign, or one the signs either side of yours.

It could be in any of the Elements: Earth, Air, Fire or Water

Small chat about Mercury retrograde:)

Thank you to Mark for providing his chart for this lesson xx

Jan 22, 2017
Episode Six

Learning about The Moon in the chart with chart example from Emma (thank you Emma!)

Symbol for the Moon is a crescent Moon, looks a bit like the capital letter C

Can be in any sign and might be in a different sign to your Sun sign!


Go to to make your Astro chart and see if you can find your Moon sign.

Jan 15, 2017
Episode Five
  1. The symbol for The Sun in your chart
  2. The symbols for each sign of the Zodiac
  3. Queen Elizabeth's Chart go here,_Queen_of_England
  4. Discussion about Cusps (there is no such things as being on a cusp of a sign)
  5. Daylight vs night time in a chart....and a few other pointers :) xx
Jan 8, 2017
Episode Four

Using the charts of three kind volunteers, we are discussing what their Ascendant sign is.

The Ascendant is the first part of a chart and useful to help you understand how you view or tackle your life.

Jan 2, 2017
Episode Three

Discussing today Bowl, Bucket, Cluster and Splay.

Get your chart made for free at

Thank you to the kind volunteers who have agreed for their charts to be discussed.

Dec 29, 2016
Episode Two

Using the charts of 5 volunteers whose chart shapes are:





Dec 29, 2016
Episode One

A little bit of info on chart shapes, how to get your Astro chart FREE on the Net

Go here to make a FREE account and listen along while we

discuss chart shapes.

Dec 29, 2016
Intro and Welcome to Astro Mary

Welcome to Astro Mary. Here you'll find out what I do and why I do it.

This podcast is for complete Astrology Beginners, so don't be afraid to listen, I speak


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