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Transits to natal positon

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...]

Saturn conjunct Pluto: why you may not be feeling it and why I am!

Saturn is the ruler of structure, responsibilities, limitations and commitments while Pluto brings transformation through surrender to the cycle of life, death and rebirth. Saturn conjunct Pluto combines these two powerful energies. Saturn isn’t due to conjunct Pluto until 12 January 2020 but for some people, including me, this [read more...]

Neptune square Neptune: please don’t burst my bubble

Transiting Neptune square natal Neptune is a generational transit that we all experience at around the age of 42. It’s known as a transit of disillusionment and, along with the other generational transits that occur around the same period (Pluto square Pluto, Uranus opposed Uranus and the second Saturn opposed Saturn transit), it [read more...]

Venus in Capricorn as Mercury activates Uranus-Pluto square

Venus moved into cool as a cucumber Capricorn on Sunday and this will be a definite calming energy as Mercury conjoins Pluto and triggers the very-much-still-active Uranus-Pluto square. This is a volatile combination that may have you speaking a little more harshly than you might otherwise, perhaps even getting caught up in verbal [read more...]

Coming out the other side of Saturn return in Scorpio

Every 29-ish years Saturn comes back to the same point in the zodiac that it was in when you were born. Astrologers call this our Saturn return and it’s typically a time of growing up, honouring our commitments and taking responsibility in our lives. Symbolically, Saturn is the planet of scarcity, of structure, restrictions and [read more...]

Working with difficult transits: the power of surrender

Working with difficult transits can take us beyond the limited and limiting ideas we have about ourselves and our reality. We may know this, but when we’re in the midst of it words like this don’t mean much. What we need are practical tools to bring ourselves into alignment with ‘what is’, to release the tension [read more...]

Growing through difficult transits

A good friend wrote to me recently after receiving an astrology reading. The reading gave her some context for the difficulties she’s currently experiencing. However because several difficult transits are occurring simultaneously in her chart she feels dis-empowered, and like many people feels her only choice is to hang in there [read more...]

Uranus square Pluto: how it affects you

We’ve seen a lot of articles on Uranus square Pluto over the last few weeks as this important generational aspect gets closer and it’s clear that on a societal level this aspect is causing a lot of conflict and upheaval. But how will it affect our individual lives? Firstly, it’s important to realise that this Uranus [read more...]

Transiting Pluto: everything changes

Transiting Pluto bring transformation at the deepest level and this can be exceedingly painful. The areas of life touched by Pluto, by planet and house placing, are going to see some pretty profound changes on both the inner and outer sphere of existence. My own experience of transiting Pluto has been difficult and this is just the [read more...]

Moon transits: tides of emotion

Moon transits bring up emotional responses in the areas of life ruled by the planet it is touching. During this time the moon enriches our emotional life in many positive ways. When aspects are difficult or certain triggers are activated in the chart the moon’s dark side is revealed and we need to shine the light of consciousness [read more...]

Midheaven transits: career change

The midheaven represents the zenith of our human accomplishment. The sign that sits on your midheaven, as well as any planets that lie on or near the midheaven, will determine what kind of accomplishment this will be, and in what niche, or profession you are likely to achieve it. The midheaven represents the time and sphere of our lives [read more...]

Pluto conjunct Venus transit: intense transformative love

The Pluto conjunct Venus transit is a once in a lifetime process of transformation in relationships! It heralds intense and sometimes obsessive love affairs, many of which are one-sided. It can bring controlling, obsessive people into your life or it can transform you through a passionate encounter that may become a lifelong partnership. [read more...]

Saturn transits: when things get serious

Saturn transits bring themes of restriction, discipline and structure to the area of life ruled by the house through which it is passing. Many things will be torn down and rebuilt, as Saturn reorganises the affairs of each house he passes through. Whether these structures are spiritual, physical, intellectual or emotional in nature will [read more...]