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Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio: May 16th 2022

The lunar eclipse in Scorpio comes in a packed astrological week; Mercury turns retrograde in Gemini and Jupiter enters Aries. It's busy up there...

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Jupiter Transits Aries: Feel The Heat

As Jupiter transits Aries, can we expect a long hot summer? It may be raining but something tells me we will be feeling the heat soon enough...

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Mercury Retrograde in Gemini: Off Message

We are in the shadow period of the approaching Mercury retrograde in Gemini. The news is full of leaked 'revelations' - but where is the truth?

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Solar Eclipse in Taurus: April 30th 2022

This month ends with a partial solar eclipse in Taurus. A door may open, but what awaits us inside? All things are possible with this solar eclipse...

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The Pink Moon: April 2022 Full Moon

The April 2022 Full Moon in Libra is also known as the Pink Moon. This takes me back to my post on the Full Moon this time last year, when I wrote about the origins of this name being connected to the flowering time of the pink creeping phlox. Much as I love a floral … Continue reading The Pink Moon: April 2022 Full Moon

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Jupiter Conjunct Neptune: Inflation has no Boundaries

Jupiter conjunct Neptune in Pisces is the most Pisces event of them all - and it's the big story in the sky this month. Jupiter and Neptune come together approx. every thirteen years and this time it's in the sign of their co-rulership. This makes this particular incidence of Jupiter conjunct Neptune a significant event. … Continue reading Jupiter Conjunct Neptune: Inflation has no Boundaries

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The Chart Ruler: Traditional or Modern?

Your rising sign and its ruling planet often manifest with great immediacy in your life - so pay attention to your chart ruler - it's there for a reason.

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The Worm Moon: March 2022 Full Moon

The March 2022 Full Moon occurs on 18th March, close to the Spring equinox that happens only two days later. Like last month's Full Moon in Leo/Virgo, this is another lunation that changes signs after a few hours - moving into Libra as the lunation progresses. This is the lunation that marks the start of … Continue reading The Worm Moon: March 2022 Full Moon

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The Snow Moon: February 2022 Full Moon

The February 2022 full moon shines in sunny Leo. If ever you needed a celestial boost, this may be the lunation that brings forth a few creative solutions...

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Venus Conjunct Mars: Is Love in the Air?

This month sees Venus conjunct Mars appear in the heavens. It's a transiting conjunction that will pass through Capricorn and move into Aquarius, and it will be a feature in our skies for the next two months. Everyone gets excited about Venus-Mars conjunctions and with this one falling into place around Valentine's Day, many of … Continue reading Venus Conjunct Mars: Is Love in the Air?

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The Wolf Moon: January 2022 Full Moon

The first Full Moon of 2022 shines tonight. In the sign of Cancer, the January 2022 Full Moon is also called the Wolf Moon. Get ready to howl.

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Mercury Retrograde in Aquarius: The Big Glitch

2022 opens with Mercury retrograde in Aquarius. We are in a full-on winter retrograde season as Venus is also retrograde. It's time to reflect...

Jupiter in Pisces

Jupiter in Pisces: The Big Dream

The New Year has begun with Jupiter in Pisces. We have been here before. Jupiter first entered Pisces last year. What can we expect this time?

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December’s Full Moon in Gemini: The Cold Moon

December's Full Moon in Gemini is called the 'Cold Moon' but don't be misled. There are some hot issues that may come to light this weekend...

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Venus Retrograde in Capricorn: December 2021

Venus retrograde in Capricorn is the second of this month's Venus posts. With the conjunction to Pluto? It's going to be a tricky one. Read on.

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Venus Conjunct Pluto in Capricorn: Pleasure or Pain?

Venus conjunct Pluto is one of those aspects that makes people sit up and notice. This month, it touches us all as Venus stations conjunct Pluto.

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Total Solar Eclipse in Sagittarius: December 4th 2021

A total solar eclipse is one of astrology's main events. December 4th 2021 brings us one of those 'now or never' moments that changes everything.

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Book Launch | Planets Signs & Houses

I love it when I finish writing a book! My latest Book, 'Real Life Astrology: Planets Signs & Houses, now available from Amazon.com as an ebook (for kindle) and in print. Will be available from other outlets in 2022.

lunar eclipse in taurus

November’s Lunar Eclipse in Taurus: The Frost Moon

November's Lunar Eclipse in Taurus is a more more powerful Full Moon than usual. Will it transform your life for good or is winter coming? Read on.

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Pluto: What Fresh Hell Is This?

We need to talk about Pluto. And as the Scorpio season is here, there is no time like the present to come to terms with the Lord of Darkness...

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October’s Full Moon in Aries: The Hunter’s Moon

October's Full Moon in Aries is called the Hunter's Moon, so what's it going to reveal? That depends on whether you're the hunter or the prey...

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Retrograde Planets: Life in Reverse Gear

Having retrograde planets in your natal chart is like having one of the team running in the wrong direction - so how do you turn things around?

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Mercury Retrograde in Libra: Sept. 27th – Oct. 19th 2021

This month, we have Mercury retrograde in Libra. Libra is the sign of relationships so will things be harmonious or badly out of tune? Read on...

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The Blue Moon: August 22nd 2021

The Blue Moon in Aquarius is the second full moon in this sign. In a turbulent season, what is the message being sent to us from above? Read on.

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Jupiter Returns: Opportunity Knocks

I've started thinking about Jupiter returns because I'm having one. This year's Jupiter station in Pisces marked my Jupiter return - so is this my lucky year?

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The Sun: Let Your Soul Shine

Thinking about how Sun functions in astrology, I saw a lizard sunning itself on a rock. Reptiles need the Sun to infuse them with life - and so do human beings.

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Leo: Love Your Inner Big Cat

We all have Leo in our life as your natal chart contains all twelve signs. As the Sun moves into Leo, learn how to love and live with your inner big cat.

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Jupiter Retrograde 2021: 20th June – 18th October

The retrograde season is here with Jupiter retrograde in Pisces and moving back to spend time in Aquarius. A few things are about to get bigger...

solar eclipse in gemini

Solar Eclipse in Gemini: The Ring of Fire

A solar eclipse follows a lunar eclipse like night follows day, and this month's solar eclipse in Gemini follows last month's 'Blood Moon'. This solar eclipse is an 'annular' - or partial - solar eclipse known as a 'Ring of Fire' eclipse because the edge of the Sun is visible around the Moon's shadow. All … Continue reading Solar Eclipse in Gemini: The Ring of Fire

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Mercury Retrograde in Gemini: May 29th – June 22nd 2021

Mercury retrograde in Gemini is going to be a zinger and there is a good reason for that. It's all about communication, truth and lies - who do you believe?