Scholfield, Sy

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Name
Scholfield, Sy Gender: M
Simon Astley Scholfield
born on 5 May 1964 at 14:15 (= 2:15 PM )
Place Brisbane, Australia, 27s28, 153e02
Timezone AEST h10e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 14°42' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 17°32 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 15°48'



Portrait of Sy Scholfield 
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Sy Scholfield (in 2002, with Lois Rodden, at her home in Yucaipa, California. Copyright, Sy Scholfield)
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Biography

Australian astrodata collector, researcher, editor, publisher and blogger. Mentored by Lois Rodden for several years before her death, he has researched and contributed hundreds of timed astrodata to various software programmes and books, and published hundreds of new data on his websites and blog.

Scholfield is currently the largest active collector of astrodata in the world. He joined AstroDatabank as an editor in 2013 and over 14,500 of his timed research data are included in the database. He is credited as data editor of various astrology books including Frank Clifford's Astrologer's Book of Charts (2009), Horoscope Snapshots (2014) and The Book of Music Horoscopes (2018).

Scholfield wrote the weekly "Star Lust" Sun-sign column for the Sydney Star Observer, Australia's premier gay and lesbian newspaper, 2000-2002, and worked as a ghost writer in the same field in the mid 2000s.

Having been a vegetarian for most of his life, Scholfield became a vegan in 2002 in support of animal and human rights and for health and environmental reasons. As hobbies, he works cryptic crosswords, lap-swims, mountain-treks, and enjoys gardening.

On 23 February 2011, he was awarded a Master of Philosophy degree by the University of Queensland, Australia.

Analysis of his DNA in 2020 revealed his ancestry as 46% Northern English, 26% Scottish, 8% Norwegian and 6% Southern Chinese, along with continental European (German and French).

Relationships

  • friend relationship with Bordoni, Grazia (born 9 May 1945). Notes: Also colleagues
  • friend relationship with Clifford, Frank (born 13 April 1973). Notes: Also colleagues
  • friend relationship with Rodden, Lois M. (born 22 May 1928). Notes: Also colleagues

Events

  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released May 1989 (Acted in film, "Casino Raiders")
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  • Social : End a program of study 1994 (B.A. in Modern Asian Studies)
  • Social : End a program of study 1997 (B.A. Arts-Humanities Honours)
  • Health : Violent trauma 30 June 2004 at 12:01 AM in Brisbane (Car careened into the house)
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  • Work : Great Achievement 23 February 2011 (Master of Philosophy degree)
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Source Notes

LMR quotes him by letter. A chart based on the same data is shown [1] on his website.

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Diet unusual (Vegan)
  • Traits : Body : Race (English, Scottish, Chinese)
  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (BA, Hons, MPhil)
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Anxiety Disorder
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Other Psychological (High-functioning autism/ ASD/ Asperger's)
  • Family : Childhood : Order of birth (Middle child)
  • Family : Childhood : Parents divorced
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Grant, Scholarship, etc. (Australian Postgraduate Award)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Collector (Astrodata collector)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Hobbies, games (Crossword puzzles, sudoku)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Outdoors (Mountain-trekking)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Sports (Swimming, walking)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Travel (Four continents)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (British-Australian resident in Hong Kong, 1988-1990)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Many moves
  • Lifestyle : Home : Left home early less than 18
  • Passions : Sexuality : Gay
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher (Astrodata researcher)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Gender Studies (Masters degree)
  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Astrologer (Astrodata collector)
  • Vocation : Writers : Astrology
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Data editor of Astrology books)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Collected 15,000+ timed astrodata)