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“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anais Nin This quote by essayist Anais Nin gets me in the heart each time, encourages me in times of self-doubt and questioning. And it seems to fit so well for...

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This Sunday is the annual New Moon in Taurus, which has such calm and peaceful energy, as the main drive of this sign is serenity. Serenity through acceptance, serenity through security, serenity through comfort and serenity through simplicity. So many of us know the Serenity Prayer from the 12 Step program: “Grant me the serenity to...

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We’re sliding into the weekend with brand new energy! Yes, Mercury is now drying out in Aries and the mojo is slowing coming back after 2 months in the dreamy immersion that is Pisces. Blockages are clearing, mental clarity is returning and the pace is picking up again. I’d forgotten what it’s like to for...

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The Astrology of Mars in Gemini – 31 March to 15 May 2019 Change of pace Today Mars leaves the grounded earth of Taurus behind for the airy breeze of Gemini. Mars is our will power and enthusiasm, assertion and drive, it’s what we want and how we will go after it. While chained to...

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How are you all surviving? Now that the buffet of crazy that was July has passed we can breathe a collective sigh of relief. With Mars still retrograde and out of bounds, Mercury retrograde and another solar eclipse this month it isn’t all smooth sailing ahead but it’s definitely calmer waters. Venus into Libra plus...

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Feeling slow? Sluggish? Sloth like? Mars in Aquarius is in full retrograde now and Mercury in Leo will be joining him later this month, right opposite. In the words of Bjork, “it’s oh so quiet…” until it’s not! Retrograde brings out the dark side, so anger, frustration and rage for Mars, and nervousness and oversharing...

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The Sols-tice is the point at which the Sun pauses in it’s northerly journey through our skies, taking rest and refreshing itself before swinging southwards again. The signpost to this place is the constellation of Cancer, also reflected in the Tropic of Cancer line here on Earth. This June solstice is thus linked to the...

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