Category: eclipses

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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Video: July’s Eclipses
This month’s eclipses …
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Astrology of Now: Between the Eclipses
Subscribers to the horoscopes already know that I had my own private eclipse at the end of January: my darling mother died. Here’s some of what I wrote then: “She went back to bed one morning, feeling a little odd — and never got up. Yes, she had a Leo Moon, right in the path […]
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Carillion: Death of a Frankenstein
It’s hard to overstate the importance of a company called Carillion to the British government and the British economy. Well, it collapsed today. Like its cannibalised name, Carillion is a corporation made up of the caracasses of other corporations. It was stitched together in 1999 to take [...]
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Astrology of Now: Touched by the Moon
This week, Mercury, Mars and Venus, the three rocky little planets closest to our own planet Earth are visible at dawn, and today, Lady Luna sails in front of those planets in a multiple “occultation”. What is more, the Royal Star Regulus is part of the show too. “The last time the moon [...]
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Astrology of Now: This Restless Summer
…and yet the children eat figs on the beach, fight, splash. The wine tastes good. Sun sets. Everything, everything is precious. This summer is not like other summers. A magnifying glass hovers over the human world, making our invisible bonds almost visible, gossamer threads ruffling, [...]
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Why Charlottesville?
Angry faces reddened by torchlight, mouths agape spewing hatred. The sight of those men — and they were almost all men — scarring the beautiful campus of the University of Virginia was stomach churning, horrible, familiar — even on the small screen of this laptop, You’ve seen that same anger [...]
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What Astrologers Are Saying About The Great American Eclipse
The Great American Eclipse which sweeps from sea to shining sea on August 21 has the astrological world in a frenzy — and no wonder: it’s a great big Total Eclipse of the Sun, the first to go across the American landmass so thoroughly in about a century. And the eclipse is opposite the US […]
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Astrology of Now: The Whole of the Moon
“I pictured a rainbow, you held it in your hands I had flashes but you saw the plan I wandered out in the world for years while you just stayed in your room I saw the crescent, you saw the whole of the moon The whole of the moon” The Waterboys We have all known […]
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Astrology of Now: Through The Looking Glass
As some readers of this blog may have noticed, I couldn’t bring myself to take a close look at the close of polls chart for the US election. It was just too important — and I was scared of what I might find. However, a couple of weeks ago, when I was writing your horoscopes for […]
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Astrology of Now: Eclipse — It’s All Maya
Tomorrow, September 16, there will be a partial eclipse of Lady Luna. You will be able to see this from Europe to the Western Pacific. The point of closest eclipse is at 18.54 GMT. Right now the Moon is already in Pisces. The eclipse takes place at 24°.   Last night, I stood in the garden [...]
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Winds of Change
As promised, here is a lengthier explanation of the coming series of astrological events that rock the mutable signs, and with them the whole Zodiac. I felt there wasn’t quite enough room in the monthly horoscopes for this  since it covers the end of August and some of September. This is part [...]
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Eclipse Surge
I woke up this morning feeling violently happy, which made me think of Icelandic songstress and musical genius, Björk. I wondered if she was born on an eclipse.  So I checked: she was born the day before one in November 1965. If you want to know about the surge of emotions of an eclipse, I [...]
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Astrology of Now: That Eclipse Feeling and Some Politics
We are already into the energy of the eclipse on March 9. As soon as the Sun moved into Pisces, you may have felt it in your “waters”. Something big is giving way. It may feel like ice breaking under your feet as you crunch over a puddle that could turn out to be a well, or […]
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Astrology of Now: The Eclipse, the Pope and the Hajj
The Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia has this to say about more than 700 people being crushed to death at Mina during the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, the Hajj: “As for the things that humans cannot control, you are not blamed for them. Fate and destiny are inevitable.” Fate and destiny are by [...]
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(Venus + Eclipse + Pallas) = (Love + Change + Wisdom)
In three days time — October 23 — we’ll experience the second of this month’s pair of eclipses. The first, the awesome and eerie lunar eclipse, on October 8, delivered some shocking revelations — Ebola, the economy, or something closer to home for many people. [...]
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The White Masks Of Ebola
Someone asked last week when the white-masked people were coming to fight the black-masked Islamic State killers. Maybe the answer is, they are already here; but they’re busy. Healthworkers tackling the Ebola outbreak are sheathed in plastic. The white hoods and masks they wear do make [...]
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Get Serious About Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in Scorpio September 13, 1924 – December 2, 1926  October 22, 1953 – January 12, 1956 May 13, 1956 – October 10, 1956  November 29, 1982 – May 6, 1983 August 24, 1983 – November 16, 1985  October 5, 2012 – December 23, 2014 June 14, 2015 – [...]
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Astrology of Now: Journey Into The Heart Of The Night
Jean Marais as a modern Orpheus, in Cocteau’s visionary and beautiful movie of the same name. Someone said: “Bring the bodies upstairs.” The house I’m staying in is 300 years old with walls as thick as the span of your arm. The room I sleep in is as dark and close as a coffin. I […]
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