Category: Aspects of Astrology

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

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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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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Where The Hell Are We? One Year On
I gave this talk this time last year (2021) for Aquarius Severn, putting our times in their historical context. This ia a broad overview of the current astrology, exploring the spirit of these times — a vision which sometimes gets lost as we leap from one lunation to the next. Context is [...]
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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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The Prime Minister is the Hand of Pluto
Just a quick note to show you the incredible way that astrology is playing out in the chart of UK Prime Minister Liz Truss, who has managed to tank the pound, destroy the gilt market, cut taxes for the uber-rich and sink the UK into impossible debt — all in just three weeks. You have [...]
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King Charles III: Full Moon in Pisces
In a country otherwise wracked by disease, pusillanimous politicians, climatic weirdness and economic storms, the smooth transition of power from Queen Elizabeth II to King Charles III comes as a balm. With a magical Full Moon in Pisces conjoining mystical Neptune, we can dream big … at [...]
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September Horoscopes
  The Sun is in mutable earth at this time of year, in the sign of Virgo. There’s always something a little wistful about September — at least in the North. All the bustle of August holidays is over, empty ice-cream wrappers blow in an easterly wind, and the children are [...]
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Emily Maitlis Drops a Truth Bomb
Those of you who listen to the Astrology Talk Podcast will already know that the word Sally and I chose for this month was “surreal” a truly Uranian word. As that planet stations on 24 August and gets back into a tough square with Saturn, its influence is extremely evident. So it [...]
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