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February Horoscopes
Get your canvases primed, your paintbrushes cleaned, your models suitably disposed, your paints squeezed on to the palette. Let’s get to work and make something beautiful this year, starting now. Oh, and let’s finish off a few things too. February horoscopes are here, ready for members. If you [...]
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Green Comet, Green World
If you’re lucky and the skies are dark and clear near you, you may be able to see the spectacular green comet hurtling through space right now. Here are directions how. My friend and colleague Isabel Tifft explains what it might mean astrologically — taking the very long view. Her [...]
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Book Review: Surfing the Galactic Highways
“Reading an astrology chart is an act of faith, for there is no good rational reason why any of it should work. Why should the position of the planet Mercury in the sky at the moment of your birth say anything about how your mind works? Or Venus say something about the kind of person [...]
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Aquarius Season Podcast
This episode we discuss the coming astrological month — Aquarius season — which runs from 20 January to 18 February. Of course, we also took a look back at the previous season with its double retrogrades and royal shenanigans. Both of us are looking forward to the cool, clear light [...]
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Harry!
I’ve been avoiding the whole Harry/Meghan/etc saga, but yesterday it was so in my face that I thought I’d sneak a peek at the prince’s chart. My question was essentially: why now for Harry? I looked at just three charts: Prince Harry’s natal chart, which has an A rating [...]
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A Look At The Year Ahead: Tomorrow’s Q&A
  We’ll be discussing the year ahead. Bring your questions — and your answers! Link is on the members’ page.  
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Lilith in Leo: Marilyn, Rihanna & Absolute Charisma
Lilith, the Black Moon, a mysterious moving mathematical point, has a primal potency that spreads its roots and feelers beneath the surface of things, erupting upwards sometimes in a rustle of dark leaves or a flare of gunfire. We each hold this potential — more or less — in [...]
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Happy New Year & Horoscopes
It’s not considered wise to travel on a Mercury Retrograde. But, as you may know, I’ve been in Egypt and I had to get home for 31 December. We did encounter some classic Mercury Rx stuff. I put my trousers on inside out  — it was a 3am start — and spent the whole [...]
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Year Ahead Videos
  The gap between Christmas and New Year is here — and so are the Year Ahead videos! These are for subscribers only — a quick gallop through some highlights of 2023. You can go directly to them here. Or access via the members page.
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Capricorn Season Podcast
  As the year draws to a close, we reflect on recent months and look forward to 2023. We also discuss Capricorns, the Solstice, Mars both retrograde and direct, Mercury’s shenanigans and more. We’d like to thank you for accompanying us on our astrological odyssey through the [...]
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Book Review: Drive Your Plough Over the Bones of the Dead
If you haven’t read eco-thriller Drive Your Plough (or Plow) yet, you are in for a treat. I asked my friend Heather, astrologer & playwright. to review it briefly. Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk. At last a great story which dares to touch on astrology.  [...]
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Astrology Talk: The Signs of the Zodiac
What makes a Scorpio a Scorpio? And are Geminis the only ones who can tell a tale tale? For a bit of holiday fun, Sally and I decided to discuss each sign of the Zodiac individually. You can watch the videos on YouTube  here. Or download them from the Astrology Talk  podcast channel here. [...]
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December Horoscopes
  World is crazier and more of it than we think, Incorrigibly plural. I peel and portion A tangerine and spit the pips and feel The drunkenness of things being various… from Snow by Louis MacNeice One of the things I love about this time of year is the contrast between the sweet [...]
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Sagittarius Season Podcast
What a season for astrology! With the Sun is in Sagittarius, we pay special attention to Jupiter, now in his final lap in Pisces and running wild and free. At the same time, Mars is still retrograde, so the brakes are on somewhere. It’s complicated. Sally and I had quite the discussion, [...]
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Mars in Gemini — in His Own Words
Mars, the planet of pepper and passion, is in the sign of Gemini for a very long time (20 August 2022 – 23 March 2023). The warrior is unbuckling her sword, laying down her shield and lying down by the campfire to trade stories for a long stretch too. In short the red planet is [...]
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November Horoscopes
  I am looking forward to November, even though we’re surfing into it on a strange eclipsey tide. I’m looking forward to the introversion of Mars retrograde, and the stunning Full Moon eclipse which contains such a surprise, and the presence of Jupiter in Pisces. I’m [...]
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Rishi Sunak: The Eclipse Prime Minister
Yesterday, Conservative members of parliament voted to make Rishi Sunak Prime Minister of Great Britain. He’s by far the wealthiest person ever to have held that office. He’s also the youngest in a very long time, and he’s the first British Asian. He’s also been in [...]
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Astrology of Now: Expelling
The coming solar eclipse on 25 October at 11.48GMD (2°Scorpio) is one of expulsion, release, letting go. This is may well already be manifesting itself somewhere in your life. It can be good — a release from some form of slavery — or difficult — being made redundant. Know [...]
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Scorpio Season: Eclipses Economics and more…
Scorpio Season is here and this year it brings to smashing eclipses at the end of October and early November. What does this portend? Well, listen to Sally and me discussing the month ahead. Put your earpods in and take the dog out and join us for a brisk chat — or just put your […]
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Iran’s Mid-Life Crisis, A Break for Freedom
About half-way through a person’s life — in their early 40s — the planet of rebellion, revolution and change, Uranus comes to a point exactly 180° from where he was at birth. It’s called a half-return. Astrologers used to equate this with the classic mid-life crisis [...]
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