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Currrent transits

Mercury retrograde in Libra: why you might not even feel it

I’ve been thinking a lot about how certain transits affect us differently depending on what else we have going on in our charts. For example Mercury retrograde can cause absolute havoc in the life of someone who’s Mercury is badly aspected, or receiving a major transit from one of the outer planets, while another person will [read more...]

Sun trine Pluto: the art of living dangerously

Why is it sometimes so difficult to go after what we want, to let go of the things we cling to for security and move courageously into new territory? How can we learn the art of living dangerously? Perhaps one of the reasons we find it so hard is because we are not coming from a strong foundation. The earthy dynamo of Sun trine Pluto, [read more...]

Venus conjunct Mars in Leo: passionate connection

From 29 August Venus conjunct Mars brings relief from the heavy energy we’ve experienced throughout August as Jupiter, Venus and the Sun all squared Saturn. With Saturn ruling over authority, contraction, limits and rigidity, it’s likely that for many this last month has felt a bit like walking through wet concrete. Jupiter [read more...]

Jupiter in Virgo: a wild bird in a cage

On 11 August expansive Jupiter moved from fiery Leo into earthy Virgo. During it’s year long transit Jupiter in Virgo will curb our tendency to over-do things and take on too much, but may also bring a certain frustration as we are forced to ground our energy and look to the fine print when we might prefer to spread our wings and [read more...]

Working with Saturn in Scorpio: time to reclaim your power

Saturn in Scorpio is now direct but remains in the sign of sex, death and renewal until 17th September. Saturn in Scorpio is a time to reclaim any power we have given away to others and withdraw our control over people and things we have no business controlling. Working with the energy of Saturn in Scorpio Do you recognise yourself in [read more...]

Saturn retrograde in Scorpio: plumbing the depths

Saturn retrograde in Scorpio – ouch! This isn’t a combination many people look forward to. Saturn gives us a great big dose of reality and when we fail to accept this reality we usually experience very unpleasant emotions. In Scorpio, Saturn pushes us to look at the realities of power in our relationships, our jealousies, [read more...]

Venus retrograde in Leo: time to reflect on relationships

During the Venus retrograde we have an opportunity to reflect on our relationships. On 25 July Venus stations retrograde at 0 degrees Virgo, reentering Leo on 31 July, and remaining in retrograde motion until 8 September. Retrograde motion occurs when a planet appears to move backwards in the sky. Venus retrogrades for about 40 days [read more...]

Jupiter trine Uranus: free yourself

Over the next two weeks the expansive energy of Jupiter and transformative power of Uranus combine to create conditions ripe for emancipation. This is the third of three exact trines between Jupiter and Uranus and will be exact on 22nd June. It represents a powerful two week window of opportunity that facilitates personal freedom and [read more...]

Jupiter turns direct: the path opens up

If you’re like me and have planets between 14 and 16 degrees of Libra, Capricorn, Cancer or Aries, you’re probably still experiencing the emotional aftershocks of Saturday’s lunar eclipse, especially as the Sun continues to activate the Uranus Pluto square for a couple more days. So I’m sure you’ll be [read more...]

Final Uranus Pluto square: integration

With the final Uranus Pluto square exact on 17th March and still very much in effect until at least mid May, I’d like to share this in-depth video by astrologer Rick Levine. He’s an incredibly insightful astrologer and explains beautifully the many different energies at play during this busy astrological period. Rick is also [read more...]

Venus in Taurus: Connect with nature

With Venus in Taurus from 18th March we may find ourselves craving a more meaningful and literal connection with nature. Venus, planet of connection, rules two of the twelve astrological signs: airy Libra, sign of human partnership, and earthy Taurus, sign of our more primal relationship with nature and the complex, interconnected beauty [read more...]

Saturn retrograde: the art of pruning

Saturn retrograde? Oh no! Due to lack of understanding and negative hype, the word ‘retrograde’ has a tendency to freak people out. In reality retrograde periods are second chances, opportunities to go back over old ground and complete missions we may not have got right the first time. Saturn has a similarly bad reputation. [read more...]

Mars ignites the Uranus Pluto square

On 11th March Mars will conjoin Uranus in Aries, adding its restless, impetuous energy to the already strong and building tension of the Uranus Pluto square. Those personally affected by the Uranus Pluto square have probably been feeling blocked in the areas of life affected by the transit, or are experiencing delays and difficulties in [read more...]

Mars in Aries: consciously seek balance

With Mars in Aries from today I’m having a late start. I began with a lazy breakfast, coffee in the early Spring sunshine and a tarot reading. This is because I know myself to be a person of very fiery temperament. With so many planets in fire signs I have to be careful not to burn myself out when the transiting planets enter Leo, [read more...]

Venus in Pisces: true love and illusion

Feeling the love? Venus, planet of relationships and connection, moved into Pisces on 27th January and will remain there until 20th February. Venus in Pisces brings compassion in conflict, empathy in partnerships and, for those who are susceptible, a tendency to fall madly in love. Very often with the wrong person! It’s an [read more...]
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