Category: Aspects of Astrology

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

Salman Rushdie: Rebel, Story-teller, Gemini
Midnight’s Children — a tale of twins, mistaken identities, India and Pakistan, doubling and mirroring, knees and nose — catapulted its author, Salman Rushdie, a double Gemini, of course, to international fame in 1981. He did things with English that no one had read before [...]
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Virgo Season Podcast: How to Deal with Strange Times
  If August has been bonkers for you so far, find out why we believe Uranus is the planet of the surreal, how it’s playing out in real life & when it’s active once again. A slightly chaotic but exciting month coming up in Virgo season, traditionally the time of the [...]
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The US Pluto Return: We Took It Personally
Well, it was quite a welcome. In our first 36 hours in America, we accidentally saw Miss America (for real and about 20 feet away), stood for the Star Spangled Banner, went on a Pro-Choice demo, saw hundreds of police, tens of teen-age girls juggling fake guns, and got caught in an [...]
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August Horoscopes: Start With A Bang …
  The month begins with a hugely important conjunction between fiery Mars and rebellious Uranus. This is an exciting breakthrough, a picket line, an accident, a passionate clinch — because it makes a conjunction with the North Node, it may be life changing. The rest of the month is [...]
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July: Fireworks and Passion
It’s a hot season — even if it’s winter where you are. Fires are burning in Taurus, Aries and Leo. Fiery words, fiery deeds, fiery anger and fiery desire — and just fire. Americans are experiencing a major astrological transit as their country has its first Pluto Return ever — and it [...]
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Overturning Roe, Sowing Dragon’s Teeth
As soon as Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice, the overturning of the federal law protecting a woman’s right to abortion in the United States was inevitable. It was a matter of when, not if. Knowing a bad thing is going to happen does not make it less bad. The […]
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Brad Pitt’s Saturn Return Goes Neptunian
The second Saturn Return at around the age of 58 or 59 is a time when a chapter closes and a new door opens into what may be the final third of a person’s life. It’s as important as the one at 28, when real adult life begins and the first flush of youth is […]
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The Q&A ft Victor Olliver
This is my monthly Q&A, this month featuring the inimitable Victor Olliver. Usually these meetings are for members only, but I thought I’d share it with everyone. If you are interested in Draconic astrology this is the fastest introduction to this technique that you’ll ever [...]
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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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Flaming June Horoscopes & an Audience with Victor Olliver
Mars and Jupiter are on fire. Venus is feeling sexy. Mercury is spitballing. Saturn just wants to be alone. And Neptune is mellowing out. In other words, quite a few of the planets are behaving just like it says in the books this June. That makes a pleasant change. To read your full monthly [...]
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Astrology of Now: Taking the Long View
We are living through a period of great uncertainty — to put it mildly. And for many of us, great anxiety. What with the looming food crisis, the energy crisis, the general cost of living crisis, the wars, the far right, the pandemic, the corruption and, most importantly of all, the [...]
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Astrology Podcast: The Fiery Post-Eclipse Time
  Even though Mercury is retrograde, this is a time for fresh starts. It’s firing up. Sally and I discuss. To go to the podcast, click here. Enjoy!  
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Lilith in Cancer: The Dark Mother
The Black Moon Lilith will be making her way through the sign of motherhood, Cancer, until January 2023. This is significant for everyone, of course, but especially those of us with important angles or planets in Cancer or Capricorn, Aries or Libra or probably Pisces. Wherever Lilith goes she [...]
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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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May Horoscopes
This month’s horoscopes are up and ready for your perusal.  The hectic pace of 2022 continues into May. The cosmic weather is unsettled and includes a really powerful lunar eclipse, a change of signs for mighty Jupiter and some rather fortunate days. This month’s live Q&A is on [...]
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Astrology of Now: Angels, Ghosts & Other Worlds
There are other worlds. Of course there are. We are more, or less, aware of them. If you get down to cat-level and look between blades of grass, a new world opens for you, where a bug is sheep-size and orchids are trees, or look into the heart of an orchid and you are a […]
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April Horoscopes: The Great Wave and Eclipse Season
We are awash with watery energy, leaking across boundaries, flooding the basement, slooshing through the media, washing over the doorsill and up the stairs. We’re not at the high tide yet, though, it’s coming. You may have noticed breaches in boundaries — political (Ukraine), professional [...]
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Iris Apfel, Rare Bird of Fashion
“Doing your own thing is very good… if you have a thing to do.”  — Iris Apfel Playful, eccentric, glamorous, wry, Iris Apfel has an eye for the shiny, feathered, glittering, colourful thing. Her apartments in Palm Beach and New York City are eclectic bower-birds’ [...]
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This Month’s Podcast and The Asteroids Report
This month’s podcast is now available. Sally and I discussed the sign of the Ram, and the upcoming conjunction of Jupiter and Neptune plus we took a look at the New and Full Moons. Or you can watch on YouTube, and see the charts we looked at for the lunations. The Asteroids Report: [...]
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i will wade out
i will wade out                      till my thighs are steeped in burning flowers I will take the sun in my mouth and leap into the ripe air                                     Alive […]
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