Where are you the happiest?

It has to be in a bathtub filled with bubbles reading a good book.

What is your guilty pleasure?

Whipped cream in coffee.

What is your most vivid memory?

I was wearing my favorite red jacket and I was feeding the ducks at the duck pond the crusts I refused to eat. Suddenly one of the ducks grabbed my jacket and pulled me into the duck pond.

What superhero power would you choose?

Oh, there are so many good super powers. I am going to go for being able to transport myself long distances. I am tired of flying back and forth from Australia to North America.

What do you do to relax or recalibrate?

I go to the woods or I run by myself in the woods, listening to music. And the music has to be really loud. But only in one ear. I have to be able to listen for bears and cougars (my husband and I have a cabin in the Kootenays in Canada).


UACMercuryRisingTaraAalWhat’s your favorite food?

I hate this question. I can never pick one thing. Okay, macaroni and cheese!

What do you like most about yourself?

I like my courage. Actually, I am always discovering new things about myself. I even like myself when I am messy and unconfident.

What annoys you the most about other people?

When they don’t give others the room to be themselves.

Who would you have dinner with if you choose, dead or alive?

My sweetie, Darren. Love him. If we are talking about someone dead, Dane Rudyar.

Your least favorite planet?

I am not answering that question!


What is your guilty pleasure?    

I have no idea. I have lots of pleasure, but I'm not sure I feel guilty about any of it.

What’s the one guiding principle at the heart of the way you live?  

Always to aim towards compassion.

What do you do for fun?  

Go to remotes beaches in Greece with my Pisces husband. Enjoy friends coming to London from all over the world and staying with us a day or two.

Ice cream or broccoli?

Broccoli, as I don't eat ever eat things with refined sugar in them. Not for four years now. But what about grapes? Now grapes!!

What’s one thing you like most about yourself?

That I can forgive other people for not being the best of themselves a lot of the time.



What is the funniest thing that ever happened to you?

Funny strange is undoubtedly when I moved to Denmark aged 30. I arrived with wife and kids and we responded to a house rental ad in the Sunday newspaper. After we moved in, a letter arrived addressed to the president of Copenhagen Astrology Society. It turned out he had just vacated the property. I later became president.

Who or what had the biggest impact on your life?

My Tibetan teacher Tarab Tulku. I was involved with him for 17 years until his death in 2005. His 3-year course on Tibetan Philosophy and Psychology supplied the missing link for understanding the workings of astrology.

Your favorite thing to do?

Steam bath, swimming, sauna – in that order during the cold Copenhagen winter.

What annoys you the most about other people?

They don’t get astrology.

What is your guilty pleasure?

That’s a secret.






What superhero power would you choose?

Invisibility. That way I could be somewhere and not be seen. There’s something about anonymity that appeals to be. Being present without being noticed.

What is your most vivid memory?

I have a lot. Being a young teenage girl learning the basics about astrology while sitting under a big tree in a park. It was so outside what my family is -- traditional, mainstream and Catholic. Oh, and then there’s landing in Canada in September, 2008, naïve and innocent. Leaving behind the green and the warmth of Australia to land in a snowy, wintry country. OMG

What’s the one thing you are most afraid of?

The people I love dying. I lost my mom when I was young.

What’s your favorite movie?

I am a sucker for all those Christmas movies. Also Love Actually. And The Notebook. This reveals how sucky and romantic I am.

What would you change about yourself?

I am generally comfortable in my own skin. But, from an inner perspective, I would change how much I worry about what others think.