While David Blunkett appears gentle and soft and is emotionally supportive of others (as described on the previous page), he is also very curious and inquisitive, with a childlike interest in everything new. This combination makes David Blunkett a winner with children because he shares their curiosity and love of play and also empathizes with them. He is probably also interested in psychology and he deals with people on a one-to-one basis very effectively. David Blunkett sometimes surprises people because behind his soft, rounded appearance he is quite sharp, quick and intelligent.
David Blunkett is, in many ways, an eternal child. His mind is bright, alert, curious, flexible, playful and always eager for new experiences - and his attention span is often quite brief. Blunkett grasps ideas quickly and once his initial curiosity has been satisfied, he is ready to move on. David Blunkett craves frequent change and variety, as well as new situations and people.
It may be hard for David Blunkett to decide just where his talents and true vocation lie, for he has a multitude of interests and is loathe limiting himself by concentrating on just one. He is easily distracted by all of the other fascinating possibilities. His curiosity and restlessness propel David toward many different experiences in life, and he is willing to taste or try anything once. Doing the same thing over and over again, even if it is something he does well, is tantamount to drudgery for Blunkett.
David Blunkett lives in his head a great deal - reading, observing, thinking, spinning ideas around - and he needs mental stimulation every bit as much as he needs food and drink. In fact, if David had to choose between a good book or movie and a good lunch, he would very likely choose the former. David Blunkett has a creative mind and he often lives by his wits.
He is also a very social creature, with a strong need to communicate and interact with people. He enjoys using and playing with words and has a real flair for getting his ideas across in a clever, interesting, articulate manner. Writing and/or speaking are areas he has talent for.
David Blunkett also has a rather lighthearted and mischievous sense of humor, and often does not take anything too seriously. Though he craves emotional involvement, it is hard for David Blunkett to achieve it, for he is frequently unwilling to commit himself to anything, to take responsibility or to limit his personal freedom and mobility.
His happiness lies in using his creativity and language skills to communicate something meaningful, teach, inspire, or bring people together. David has an unbiased mind and can usually offer a fresh, clear, uncluttered perspective. His faults are his lack of constancy and persistence, and his tendency to overlook or ignore deep emotional issues and other people's feelings.
David Blunkett tends to get involved in the helping professions or in activities where his efforts are hidden, behind the scenes, unacknowledged, or unknown to the public. Asserting himself or getting up in front of an audience may be exceedingly uncomfortable for Blunkett.
Innovative, original, unorthodox and unconventional, he identifies with the role of a rebel, reformer or iconoclast. David Blunkett insists upon a great deal of personal freedom and does not easily adapt to others' needs and wishes. David needs a lifestyle that allows him to be spontaneous. He often feels that he is somehow different from other people and outside of society's mainstream.
David Blunkett undergoes deep, transformative changes in his life with relative ease and a minimum of conscious resistance. Because he does not avoid the depths, Blunkett has access to a lot of personal power and strength. Without realizing it or seeking it, David is apt to have quite a potent effect on the people he comes into contact with, even superficially. Others sense that David Blunkett is a force to be reckoned with.
Blunkett might be called the eternal optimist and has a very peace-loving nature. He seems to be happy and content, generous and popular in social circles. David Blunkett also has a good sense for business and likes to carry out enterprises on a large scale.
Blunkett always seems to find the right words to verbalize his feelings, especially in regard to love and friendship. David Blunkett also has a keen sense of beauty and he probably appreciates art, music or poetry.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Cancer and Sun in Gemini
Sun in Gemini
Sun in 12th house
Sun Conjunct Uranus
Sun Sextile Pluto
Sun Opposition Moon/Jupiter
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Venus