Mercury entered the sign of Aquarius on the 5th of January this year and will remain there until the 12th of March. During this period the planet will go retrograde from the 21st of January to the 11th of February back-peddling from 17° to 1° of this sign.
At the moment it is in what is known as its shadow period, that is, it is moving forward through the degrees of Aquarius that it will backtrack over during the retrograde movement.
What does that mean? It means that we will have to opportunity to re-think any ideas or decisions we make during this present time to see if they really fit [...]
Let’s talk about Saturn, so, first of all, who was Saturn according to the myth?
Saturn is the Roman name for the Greek god Kronos, he is famous not only because he castrated his father Ouranos (Uranus) but also because he swallowed each of his own children as they were born. Allegedly an oracle told him that he would be supplanted by his own children and by swallowing them he believed that this prophesy would not unfold. However, one of his children escaped this fate (Zeus) and when he reached manhood and married, his wife, Metis, gave Saturn a drug which made him vomit up the rest of [...]