Category: Lilith, Eclipses, Lunar Nodes

The Black Moon Lilith, eclipses and the lunar nodes are all important pieces of the astrological puzzle

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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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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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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The Green Man & Mercury Retrograde & Eclipses: Taurus Season Podcast
  So the lusty month of May approaches, and we dance down a primrose path, mantled in green and all that jazz. Also there’s the Green Man, and bluebells and eclipses. And Mercury is almost retrograde in this month of blossom and poetry. To listen to the podcast, click here and [...]
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The Green Man, Mercury Retrograde & Eclipses: Taurus Season Podcast
  We put on our green mantles and tripped down the primrose path to May, carolling Loud Sing Cuckoo, etcetera. We also recorded a podcast about Taurus Season. The Green Man is in there. To watch or listen, go to the website and scroll down. Happy Maying!!
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April: An Eclipse, Mercury Retrograde and a Very Lucky Day
  Come, fill the cup, and in the fire of spring Your winter garment of repentance fling. The bird of time has but a little way To flutter – and the bird is on the wing. Omar Khayyam (Taurus) tr Edward Fitzgerald (Aries)   Pale plum blossom and primroses, dancing daffodils, [...]
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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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October Horoscopes
  Despite this year’s strange weather, nature is still on a schedule as the days begin to shorten after the autumn equinox. The leaves are sere, berries reddening, squirrels squirrelling. It was an eventful summer (or winter), and the consequences are still unfolding into the next [...]
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Kate Bush’s Surge
Kate Bush, visionary song-writer and performer, is being rediscovered by a whole new generation, thanks to the inclusion of her song Running Up That Hill in the TV series Stranger Things. For a person born with a Uranus-Sun conjunction in Leo, of course, nothing is strange, and anything can be [...]
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Astrology of Now: Dragon Diarrhoea & an Invitation
Talking with a client this morning, a rather unpleasant simile for the coming eclipse popped out of my mouth: “It’s like diarrhoea.” Oops. A bowel evacuation is sometimes nasty, but necessary, especially when you’re getting rid of poison. This coming eclipse, on the [...]
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In Conversation with Anne Whitaker
I’m so pleased that Anne is coming back to the Oxford Astrologer for more chat. She’ll be in Glasgow, of course, giving us the view from Scotland. I think we’ll be talking about eclipses, and particularly this eclipse cycle. Bring your questions! This is a special event for [...]
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Your Year Ahead Webinar Recording
  On December 6, Sally Kirkman, my podcast partner, and I recorded a two-hour webinar live. We talked through all the big astrology of 2021. What a year! The recording is available now . It comes with a workbook that lists all the major astrology of the year ahead, including lucky days. [...]
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Astrology of Now: Stop, Listen, Release
Eclipses open doors. Meanwhile, fleet-footed Mercury, the traveller, pauses to explore the realms of memory and buried emotion; and Venus is still under the hill, deep in fairyland, retrieving long-buried stories. You may be feeling some night magic already. This is one of the most potent [...]
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Dominic Cummings: Brazen Serpent
The British Prime Minister’s Machiavelli, Dominic Cummings, is in trouble — even though his “boss” is backing him. The serpentine Cummings is a close equivalent to ex-White House advisor Steve Bannon. Indeed, they are said to be in frequent touch. Cummings’ great [...]
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Astrology of Now: The Mystic Well
Live from a mystic well in Oxfordshire – some thoughts on the powerful conjunctions made by the South Node, which is one of the most important underlying themes of 2019. Thanks to my new friend Simon for telling me about the well.
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Astrology of Now: 3 Keys To 2019
Here are three of the overarching astrological energies of 2019.
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Eclipsing the Queen
Sometimes you just can’t make up the astrology. Donald Trump met the Queen of England at Windsor Castle the day after an eclipse last week. He broke protocol bigly, and in particular he did this. He stepped in front of the Queen, which would be a huge no-no if it had been any old lady, [...]
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