Category: Pluto

Lord of the Underworld, Darth Vader … the transformer. Pluto’s deep, subterranean influence underpins our rebirth and renewal.

Chaos, Order and the New World
  This Sunday, October 11, I’ll be talking to Anne Whitaker on Zoom. We’ll be discussing the times we’re in now, how we might navigate them, and where we might be going. It’s clear that we are in a moment when old structures are falling apart. There’s chaos, [...]
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Food Shortages
My supermarket is a cornucopia –– shelves of fresh vegetables from Kenya, South Africa and Spain, glistening fruit, vacuum-packed meat (as far from the carcass as possible), smoked salmon from Scotland and Alaska, pimentos from Alicante, olive oil from Tuscany, yoghurt from Thessaloniki, rye [...]
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Astrology of Now: The Stress Test
The conjunction of Pluto-Saturn-Ceres in January set up a stress test for the entire global system — government, health services, international co-operation, financial markets, capitalism in general. That was the Lord of the Undeworld, Father Time, and the goddess of human-nature [...]
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Mars Takes Action
Fiery Mars will blast into Capricorn on February 16. Hold on to your hats!
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Patterns
To understand astrology is to see patterns: geometry across space, cycles through time, patterns of behaviour or events. At the time of writing, a virus spreads across China, the president of the United States breaks that country’s constitution, locusts ravage East Africa, giant fires roar [...]
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The Saturn-Pluto Conjunction (2)
Some more ruminations on the conjunction of Saturn, Pluto, Ceres, the Sun and Mercury in Capricorn.
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Your Month Ahead Podcast
Two eclipses and the conjunction of the century! What a month coming up leading us out of 2019 and in to 2020. Capricorn is the sign of the moment – hello, Greta Thunberg – and our astrology talk is dynamic and rather thrilling. Will new beginnings come before a final ending? Or, [...]
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Astrology of Now: What Are You Ending?
Endings are often excellent. An end to smallpox, an end to abuse, an end to exploitation. And what about happy endings? Weddings come at the end of a romance; birth comes at the end of a pregnancy; a victory that comes at the end of a war, a judgment at the end of a trial. […]
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The Tree of Time
An early morning walk in Wytham woods set me thinking about the cycles of time. We also ran into the forester with a shotgun, who told us a story about magic mushrooms, and a group of scientists sitting around very delicately tagging the legs of birds. It was lovely — and timeless [...]
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Greta Thunberg, One of the Wise Children
“Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts, For they have their own thoughts. [...]
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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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Kim Kardashian and the Plutocrat President
When two reality TV stars meet in the Oval Office behind the big desk, you know the world is topsy-turvy. Well, we are where we are… and here at The OA we love a great picture. The official White House photographer(s) just keep on giving… What’s also interesting is that this [...]
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Excavations
Coming to you, rather sternly I see, from deepest Cornwall, with some ideas about some long-term aspects.
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Astrology of Now: A Precise Harmony in the Midst of Tension
It occurs to me — having watched this video — that in most of the world houses are still made of mud, or a derivative thereof such as brick. Indeed, a brick combines earth, air, fire and water! For more on Juno and Jupiter, click here.  
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Half Way Through Pluto in Capricorn
Pluto, the planet of transformation, death and rebirth, is only half way through the sign of Capricorn, which rules structure. The dark lord of the underworld entered that sign in 2008 — since when the collective has seen quite a lot of destruction — but little rebirth so far. Right now, with [...]
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Steppenwolf
A man, who feels himself to be half wolf, wanders through the rainy night streets of a European city. He comes across a strange door in a wall and sees this sign, or thinks he sees it, but then does it disappear? Magic Theatre  Admission not for everybody — Not for everybody — MAD PEOPLE  ONLY [...]
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Brexit: Pluto’s Plaything
Well, it had to happen eventually. Prime Minister Theresa May will start the legal process of Brexit tomorrow. For the United Kingdom to leave the European Union she must “trigger” Article 50, the relevant piece of legislation, by writing an official letter to the European Commission. She has [...]
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Astrology of Now: A Very Important Retrograde — Take It Personally
Mercury turns Rx on December 19 at 15° Capricorn. Meets the Sun on December 28 at 7° Capricorn. Turns direct on January 8 at 28° Sagittarius. Returns to 15° Capricorn on January 27. Squares Uranus on February 1. Leaves Capricorn on February 7. Please take a look at the previous post on this [...]
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The Donald: America’s Shadow Steps Out Of The Looking Glass (P1)
Donald Trump has been on TV since 2004, sitting at a big desk with the stars and stripes behind him. He wasn’t the president then, just pretending to be a boss on the reality TV show The Apprentice. He looked menacing and said, “You’re fired”, and rewarded contestants if they were “good”, and [...]
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