- Category : Art-Fine-art-artist
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Unexpected 2
British astrologer, well known along with her husband, Derek, for many years as charming mainstays of British astrology and co-author's of a large, coffee-table book on the subject.
Julia studied at the Plymouth College of Art and taught art at a boys' public school as well as crafts to various groups. For a short time, she did a stint as a John Tiller chorus girl and tried acting. She had a one-man art show of paintings in 1956. In 1957, she married journalist and theater critic Derek Parker and they moved to Cardiff, where he became a TV host and she worked in graphics, TV make-up and set design.
They moved to London in 1959 where Julia taught art and dance in the West London Comprehensive School, at the same time, studying ballet. In 1964, she worked as a professional photographer.
In 1965, Julia began her study of astrology, gaining her certification from the Jeff Mayo Faculty in 1966 and Diploma in 1967. Working as a pro astrologer, she and Derek were asked to write the Complete Astrologer, which was published in 1971. Julia has authored not only astrology books but two novels and three books on dream interpretation. In 1991, Parker's Astrology was published, and in 1998, she was honored to be named a Patron of the Faculty. She and Derekhave a town apartment in Kensington and also a very old listed cottage near Cambridge, with their fox terrier.