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Transits

Saturn square Uranus: old structures succumb to a new vision

On 17 February we will experience the first of three exact contacts of Saturn square Uranus, the much discussed and defining transit of 2021. Rebellion against authority is the key theme of Saturn square Uranus and we can see its influence already in the recent riots in the Netherlands against COVID-19 curfews, protest against new [read more...]

Saturn conjunct Jupiter: the Great Conjunction. What rules you?

Saturn conjunct Jupiter, called the Great Conjunction, occurs once every twenty years or so. It lasts for around a month and due to its significant impact on the socio-political level, and especially on governance, it is known traditionally as the King Maker. Saturn and Jupiter connect at 0’30” of Aquarius, on 21 December [read more...]

Astrology of November 2020: Jupiter Pluto Pallas conjunction

After the turmoil of the last few months the astrology of November 2020 is looking like a piece of cake! I for one am incredibly relieved as the t-square between Mars and Jupiter, Pluto and Saturn has hit our family pretty hard. It’s been a tough time and even while I see that the hard work has been productive, I am looking forward [read more...]

Astrology of October 2020: Retrograde Mercury opposed Uranus

The Astrology of October 2020 is a mixed bag and how it plays out for you will depend greatly on your natal placements. September was a challenging month for many with the square between Mars and Saturn creating a tension that while highly productive for many, was also exhausting and relentless. Squares are like that: they signify [read more...]

Astrology of September 2020: it’s hip to be square

If you’re feeling exhausted by the current astro weather and looking for some relief I can say right off the bat that the astrology of September 2020 only takes things up a notch. We are in the midst of unprecedented social change and the transits reflect this. From whatever angle and scale we look life is intense and chaotic right [read more...]

Astrology of August 2020: Conflict can be creative

While conflict features heavily in the astrology of August 2020, if handled creatively and constructively, it can be part of a broader evolutionary process. This month features the first of three squares between Mars and our amigos in Capricorn, as it makes it’s unusually long, six month passage through it’s own war-like sign [read more...]

Astrology of July 2020: BLM, change and renewal

The astrology of July 2020 is certainly not calm and sedate. Shit is being stirred up and many things are never going to be the same again. But we must remember that change is fundamental to our survival and it pushes us to adapt and to evolve, as well as to advocate for our rights. Those that thrive are those who make the most of the [read more...]

Saturn in Aquarius: activists and visionaries, get organised!

On 17 December 2020 Saturn moved into the sign of Aquarius for the second time, after retrograding back into Capricorn at the beginning of July. This time the planet of authority, limits, and structure will remain in the sign of the visionary and rebel until March 2023, bringing with it the capacity to organise our communities in the [read more...]

What is the purpose of Pluto transits and why are they so damn hard?

Pluto moves really slowly, taking 248 years to orbit the Sun. Because of this many people will only experience a few personal Pluto transits in their lifetime. By personal I mean when Pluto moves into a position where it creates an aspect to one of your natal planets or points. For example, Pluto at 18 degrees Cancer forms a square to [read more...]

Saturn conjunct Pluto exact: an alliance for change

Well it’s finally upon us. The long-awaited, much discussed and often over dramatised alignment of Saturn and Pluto in the sign of Capricorn. Although already well within orb, Saturn will conjunct Pluto exactly on 12 January, ushering in some pretty important social and economic changes. Saturn conjunct Pluto is a big deal. [read more...]

2019 Australian Bushfires: Saturn conjunct Pluto square Mars

The 2019 Australian bushfires are not your average Australian bushfires. Vast areas of land are on fire all over the state, with just one fire in the Wollemi National Park burning out over 140,000 ha (300,000 acres) since it started just over a week ago. Almost 500 properties have been destroyed and at its worst, at the beginning of [read more...]

Mars square Saturn: Resistance is futile, surrender to limits

On 13 January Mars squares Saturn for the third and final time in this six month cycle. The sensation of pushing an elephant up a hill, of trying to overcome an insurmountable obstacle, of working against yourself, will soon be over. This time, Mars is in Taurus squaring Saturn in Aquarius so the energy is rather different. Mars square [read more...]

New Moon in Scorpio 27 October 2019: Who You Want to Be

Scorpio season can force revelations on us that we seldom feel prepared for. These are soul declarations that disrupt our consciousness so completely that we must reshape around new beliefs about our self. We humans tend to resist the changes that time and circumstance bring, but learning how to be comfortable with these inner, seismic [read more...]

Saturn conjunct South Node (and natal Venus!)

Saturn conjunct the South Node occurs once every twelve years and usually only lasts about a week. But this time, due to retrograde motion, Saturn touches the South Node three times and the entire transit lasts six months! We’re at the end of it now, with the last exact contact occurring on September 28th. But since April of this [read more...]

Jupiter square Neptune: addiction is always a choice

Let’s be honest. Is there any among you who can say they are not addicted to anything? I certainly can’t. Whether it be a glass of wine of an evening, a favourite television show, facebook, exercise, marijuana, food, martyrdom, relationships, sex, admiration, video games, romance novels, cigarettes, chick flicks or [read more...]
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