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Scorpio Season Podcast: Intense
We’re getting into the real, real heart of autumn here in the North — a time of deep contemplation, memory and maybe regrets. Sally and I discussed the chart of the outbreak of hostilities in Israel and some much lighter subjects too — as well as looking at the month ahead. [...]
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Peace Now
The unleashing of terrible rage along the barbed borders of the Gaza Strip fills us with dread, resounding like a doomsday knell from the heart of the world. Astrologically, it’s easy to see how this and that add up to horror. The planet of rage and aggression Mars, transiting [...]
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What Does It Mean To Be Born on an Eclipse? Astrology Talk Investigates
  If you were born on an eclipse, your Sun and Moon will both be close to one of the Nodes, North or South. It’s easy to identify on the chart. The Nodes may or may not be in the same sign as your Sun and Moon. Sally Kirkman and I looked at two charts […]
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Salon at The Oxford Astrologer
The October Salon is coming up in a couple of hours. Find the link on the newsletter or the members’ page. We’ll be discussing the up-coming eclipses — and the effects these have already had.
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October Horoscopes: Forbidden Fruit
There is a major handover this October. The eclipses are moving from the axis of money, Taurus-Scorpio, to the axis of relationship or innocence and experience, Aries-Libra. What is more, the planet of the underworld, Pluto, stations and turns direct, ready to march straight out of Capricorn [...]
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Libra Season Podcast: The Equinox, An Eclipse and Hyper-Focus
  It’s that pivotal point in the year. The season’s are changing, and we’re halfway through the Zodiac. Libra promises balance and harmony — usually — but maybe not so much with an eclipse in the offing and Pluto behaving like, well, Pluto. Sally and I have a [...]
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Why is Keanu Reeves the Internet Boyfriend?
In our new series, Astrology Talk Investigates, Sally and I look into the pressing question of why the actor Keanu Reeves is so beloved. Is it Pluto? Is it Chiron? Is it the Moon in Cancer? We take a short walk down the Reevesian Road and find ourselves in a matrix of possibilities. If [...]
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September Horoscopes: Making the Moment Last
We are our pets: our pets are us. Or so we may believe. Who knows what’s really going on beneath those be furred skulls. What is true though is that Virgo is a writer’s sign, and if you type in the words writers and cats into a search engine, you will be deluged with images. […]
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Mercury Retrograde in Virgo: Think It Over
  Mercury, the planet of communications, speed and thought turns retrograde on 23 August. This is his third retrograde of 2023 — first in Capricorn, then Taurus, now Virgo. There will be another in December. All are in practical earth signs, which means this most the rethinking or [...]
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Virgo Season: Retrogrades A Go-Go
This month Sally and I discuss all those planets turning tail and running for the hills — as well as few coming back to the well to drink some cool, sweet water. It’s really pretty complicated. There will be winners and losers — and those might just be the same person. Links to audio and […]
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August Horoscopes: Potent Memories Brew
It’s a strange month, full of nostalgia for other Augusts, even ones you never knew. We are cupped between two bright harvest Moons — on 1 August and 31 August in the final signs of the Zodiac, Aquarius and Pisces, bringing us to the halfway mark of the astrological year at the end of the […]
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Barbie, the Actors’ Strike, Venus Retrograde
The Barbie movie is going to be this summer’s blockbuster — you know it. It’s been released when Venus, surely Barbie’s very own planet, is stationing, ready to go retrograde in Leo on 23 July. Leo is the actor’s sign, and we’re seeing a hella lot of actors [...]
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Leo Season: Alchemy
What with a Venus Retrograde and some singing lunations, this Leo Season promises to be specially memorable. We had a lot to sift through. There’s quite a lot of tension, but also possibilities. Listen here. Or watch
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Invitation to the Salon
The Q&A is morphing into a Salon. Do come along. Sunday  evening at 7.30 British Summer Time. Bring your questions and answers too. This is a benefit for members of The Oxford Astrologer & usually it’s private and not recorded. There have been some exceptions recently to that [...]
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AT Investigates: Why Is Bastille Day the French National Day?
Bastille Day is celebrated in France with fireworks, speeches and a huge military parade down the Champs Elysees. It’s a day when French identify is celebrated. But why that day? Others might have been chosen. Is there something in the astrology of 14 July 1789 that tells us about what [...]
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July Horoscopes: Stay Cool
It’s hot. It’s complicated. It’s kind of fascinating. July is a pivotal month for everyone. If you’re already a member, to read your horoscope, click here. To join The Oxford Astrologer, click here. To read last month’s horoscopes, click here.
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Wagner Group Mutiny: Yevgeny Prigozhin
This is a sunrise chart for Yevgeny Prigozhin, the leader of the Wagner Group. There’s no birth time. I am flinging this up quickly for you to see as history unfolds. Just in case you’re out of the loop: the Wagner Group is a mercenary organisation owned and run by Prigozhin which [...]
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Astrology Talk Podcast: Cancer Season
This month on Astrology Talk Podcast Sally and I  could not resist taking a look back at Donald Trump, Boris Johnson, Nicola Sturgeon and Silvio Berlusconi, the politicians who’ve fallen in the past few weeks. What was going on in the skies? And, of course, we took a good look at [...]
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Astrology Talk Investigate: The Glastonbury Festival
The Glastonbury Festival, the pop music extravaganza held in bucolic south-west England every June is now part of the established summer season, along with the Proms, Glyndebourne and Henley Regatta. It started off as Pilton Festival on Michael Eavis’ farm just outside Glastonbury, [...]
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Talking About Teaching Teenagers & Helping Families
As you  know, members of the Oxford Astrologer have a monthly Q&A, which really ought to be relabelled a salon, since, in fact, everyone pitches in. Usually, it’s closed so that people can talk freely, but I am publishing this one because Alex Trenoweth was kind enough to come along [...]
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