Category: Aspects of Astrology

Explore articles on the planets, signs of the Zodiac, asteroids, aspects, eclipses, history of astrology, and more.

April Horoscopes: Steal the Fire
April is a cosmic Molotov cocktail but there is a maraschino cherry too, and a chance to steal fire. If you’re already a member click here to go to the member’s page. If you’re interested in becoming a member here’s some more information. At the Salon this month, [...]
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Astrology of Now: A Lesson From History
In May 1941, Germany and Japan were winning the war. Britain and her fraying empire were alone. More than half the population of Europe was under Nazi control. The Luftwaffe was decimating British cities. Rommel, the “Desert Fox”, and his seemingly unbeatable Panzers were storming across North [...]
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Astrology of Now: Heading Into The Storm
There’s no point pretending otherwise — the next six weeks look tumultuous. I’ve just been to see Dune 2 on a giant screen — and I have to admit, I was uncomfortable watching a movie about a fantasy war as entertainment, while major wars rage on our own dear, and very [...]
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Astrology as Enchantment
“You are the universe in ecstatic motion.” — Rumi At Iftar a couple of days ago, I found myself sitting next to an Anglican vicar. As we waited to eat our dates, we talked about god and vocation, and astrology as enchantment. She told me that a decade ago, she’d had a [...]
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March Horoscopes: Riding Dragons
The March Horoscopes are ready for your perusal. This month comes in like a clever professor surrounded by her fans, and leaves on the back of dragons in a tumult of air, wind and fire. Get ready now and you’ll be able to enjoy the ride. If you’re already a member, click here. To become [...]
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Signs of the Zodiac: Pisces, the Subtle Influence
A discussion of the sign Pisces on YouTube or on the podcast.  Is Pisces a shark or a whale? What’s the best way to handle that boundless energy?
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Visit to Glasgow
I’ll be visiting Glasgow this week and swinging by Aquarius Rising to answer astrological questions on Saturday, 24 February. I’ll be chatting with my friend Anne Whitaker, local author, astrologer and general wise woman.  If you’re around, do drop by. I’m happy to chat [...]
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Podcast: Flying Fish, It’s Pisces Season
It’s that time of the month again. We discuss the sign of the fishes and what’s been happening as Pluto gets into Aquarius — and, of course, take a look at the astrology of the month ahead. Or you can watch on YouTube. 
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Podcast: What Do Retrograde Planets Mean in My Birth Chart?
This month we’re addressing an often asked question — What Do Retrograde Planets Mean in My Birthchart? This is a query that often crops up and we are here to reassure you. It can be an indicator of  talent and intensity. Taking note of the retrogrades in your chart and working [...]
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Taking Flight: February Horoscopes, Video Forecasts 2024
All the pent-up energy of the last few months is released in February:  all planets are now direct. We are taking to the air. Oh and our hosts appear to be Pluto and the Sun.  Better get out the Venetian mask. At the Salon this month we’ll share thoughts about Pluto in Aquarius. Have you [...]
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Goodbye, Hello
They floated by in the night, a romantic vision of young love. She sat sidesaddle and held his waist; her feet crossed, elegant black mules outlined in rhinestones shone in the dark. He wore a charcoal suit, and peddled both of them effortlessly up the hill into the diffusion of misted orange [...]
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Pluto in Aquarius: Connect or Disconnect
This year’s great cosmic shift — the move of Pluto into Aquarius — has already caused much hammering of keyboards, bursting of brain cells and copious words to be spilled across the internet. Here’s what you need to know. • Pluto will be in Aquarius from 20 January [...]
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What Does Frankenstein Have To Tell Us About the Future Now?
Well, Pluto, Lord of Transformation and dweller in the outer reaches of our solar system, is approaching his next entry into the sign of systems, Aquarius — and everything is going to change. Mind you, this is a process… Sally and I decided to look back at the chart of someone born [...]
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Happy New Year!
2024 begins with a whoosh of positive energy — and by the end of the month, all planets will be rushing forward into the new era of Pluto in Aquarius. We will all need stamina to keep going into the future, but it looks as if we’re about to be blessed with a little bit […]
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Podcast: What is a Cosmic Marriage?
The term “cosmic marriage” is one that astrologers love to bandy about. But what does it actually mean — and is it as wonderful as it sounds? Sally and I looked at some famous examples, and discuss some more… Things may not be quite what they seem. Here’s a link [...]
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Seasons Greetings and December Horoscopes
This year’s perfectly timed Mercury Retrograde may have us all rifling through our bookshelves for comfort reads. This time of rising darkness in the North, and ebbing darkness in the South, reaches its peak at the Winter Solstice on 22 December. Perhaps you can feel the pull of that [...]
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Fire and Light: Sagittarius Season Podcast
We’re galloping into the season of the centaur on a shower of sparks, scattering fire and words to the left and right, and probably clutching the reins in between our teeth. As the fire and light flicks past us, we may be forced to slow down into that Mercury Retrograde. Sally and I [...]
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Astrology Talk Investigates: Why Did Rupert Murdoch Choose His Successor?
  In our snappy new series of short takes on topics we find intriguing, mysterious or amusing, we look at the Murdoch clan, models for the hit TV show Succession. The Murdochs are, of course, the most famous media dynasty on the planet, with more fingers in more pies manipulating more [...]
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November Horoscopes: Fire in the Dark
There’s much turmoil still as we come out of the eclipses and move towards the volatile New Moon. Grab a torch. We need light as we walk into the dark. This season is certainly accident-prone, so be careful. And I think there are likely to be electronic glitches throughout November. In [...]
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Lilith in Virgo: Not the Usual
Wild, wicked, outcast and essential — the Black Moon Lilith — what does it mean when she steps into the sign of Virgo? Watch and find out. This is an excerpt from a half-hour discussion of the Black Moon Lilith as she goes into earthy Virgo for a nine month stay. To see the longer [...]
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