Category: She’s Rising

It’s time to honour the feminine in astrology — so long denied. Articles on the goddess asteroids, Lilith, Venus and the Moon and more. She’s Rising!

Lilith in Virgo: Not the Usual
Wild, wicked, outcast and essential — the Black Moon Lilith — what does it mean when she steps into the sign of Virgo? Watch and find out. This is an excerpt from a half-hour discussion of the Black Moon Lilith as she goes into earthy Virgo for a nine month stay. To see the longer [...]
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August Horoscopes: Potent Memories Brew
It’s a strange month, full of nostalgia for other Augusts, even ones you never knew. We are cupped between two bright harvest Moons — on 1 August and 31 August in the final signs of the Zodiac, Aquarius and Pisces, bringing us to the halfway mark of the astrological year at the end of the […]
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Invitation to the Salon
The Q&A is morphing into a Salon. Do come along. Sunday  evening at 7.30 British Summer Time. Bring your questions and answers too. This is a benefit for members of The Oxford Astrologer & usually it’s private and not recorded. There have been some exceptions recently to that [...]
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Wagner Group Mutiny: Yevgeny Prigozhin
This is a sunrise chart for Yevgeny Prigozhin, the leader of the Wagner Group. There’s no birth time. I am flinging this up quickly for you to see as history unfolds. Just in case you’re out of the loop: the Wagner Group is a mercenary organisation owned and run by Prigozhin which [...]
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Lilith in Leo: Roar!
Lilith, the Black Moon, visits the sign of the Sun once a decade. She grows her mane, flexes amps up her charisma and sometimes acts like a giant pussy cat. Below is a list of the previous times she was in Leo. If you were born any of these years, you are having a Lilith […]
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Loud Passions Interview: Paradigm of Astrology, Divine Feminine and More
Back in June 2021, mid-pandemic, Suzannah Galland interviewed me for her her podcast, Loud Passions. Suzannah asked really big questions about astrology in general, the divine feminine. Jupiter in Pisces, the pandemic…. and more. So I had to think quite hard when answering! But [...]
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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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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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Asteroids Report: September through December
This is just a tiny clip from the latest Asteroids Report, which is available on the Member’s Page. You do have to join to watch the full thing, which I make once every three to four months. This one’s a bit long, so you may want to eat some cake while you listen, or do […]
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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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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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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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Sedna’s Not A Sulky Selkie
A few days ago, my dear friend, Isabel Tifft, wrote to me with some of her thoughts about possible astrological meanings of Sedna, one of the minor planets beyond Neptune, discovered and named in 2003. I found what she said so fascinating that I asked if I could share it with you. I found it [...]
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An Interview about The Quest for Love with Ana Isabel
From the heights of true love to the power of Saturn-Sun conjunctions, astrologer Ana Isabel asks me some probing questions. This was recorded in early November, before I gave a talk about the asteroid Psyche and love stories at the Astrological Lodge of London. She surprised me! This is part [...]
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Adele’s Saturn
  One thing’s certain about the singer Adele: she likes Saturn. At her one-night only special in Los Angeles the other day, she sported ginormous, dangly Saturn earrings, flashed a tattoo of the ringed planet on her right forearm, and was otherwise clad in black head to foot — [...]
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Zuckerberg’s Ouchie!
  Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and super-plutocrat (check 0°Scorp), is having quite the seamy week, what with the whistleblowing, the share drop — and, of course, the outage. And here’s the thing. It’s not all that obvious in his astrology — unless you dig count the asteroid Chiron, [...]
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In Conversation with Anne Whitaker
Anne Whitaker, writer, astrologer and raconteur was kind enough to spend an evening in astrological conversation with me and members of the Oxford Astrologer. We were discussing her new book Postcards to the Future: Mercurial Musings 1995-2021.  As well as being a fine writer and critic, Anne [...]
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Asteroids Report for September and October
  Here is a clip from the much longer Asteroids Report on the members page. I looked at Pallas, Hygeia, Juno, Vesta and Ceres over the next two months. Where they are in the sky, what they mean and why they’re helpful. If you’re a member, click here to see the rest. If [...]
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The Tapestry of Night
A long time ago, before streetlights and cars, when nights without the Moon were really dark, if it was clear, the bedizened velvet sky held us tight in her embrace. Sailors far out at sea, bobbing on the breast of the ocean, could look up and see constellations they recognised from home; [...]
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Gareth Southgate, England’s Finest
The manager of the England football team, Gareth Southgate, is a diplomat, a tactician, a patriot and a leader. He has brought his young team to the final of a major tournament, eloquently defended them from slurs and set an example of gentlemanly behaviour not just just for his players but [...]
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