• VENUS AND MERCURY ENTER CANCER 16-17 JUNE 2024

    VENUS AND MERCURY ENTER CANCER Less than three hours apart, first Venus and then Mercury enter the motherly sign of Cancer. Both planets are also OOB until 28-29 June. Venus in Cancer: the caring partner or the stingy lover? The most motherly of signs welcomes the most loving of planets and it looks like we’re in for just over three weeks of tender, caring love or are we? One of the images of Venus in Cancer is certainly that of the romantic figure forever in love with Prince or Princess Charming. Venus, of course, doesn’t rule only love, it also covers, among many things, [...]

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    MERCURY ENTERS GEMINI

    MERCURY ENTERS GEMINI Mentally instable? Mercury enters one of the signs that it rules on the 3rd of June. Mercury is obviously in his element here, a rational and agile thinker open to new ideas and experimentations, puns and intellectual flexibility are also part of the game although Mercury is also the prankster of the zodiac and here words could be used to alter the truth in some way! A little bit of history: Mercury in the Greek myth is associated with Hermes and he held an amazing number of roles here; thief, storyteller (aka liar), trickster, magician, craftsman, [...]

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    SLOW AND STEADY WHEN MERCURY RIDES THE BULL….

    MERCURY IN TAURUS 15 MAY 2024 SLOW AND STEADY WHEN MERCURY RIDES THE BULL…. Mercury enters Taurus on the15th May. Mercury in this Fixed, Earth sign can be associated with common sense, down-to-earth thinking and practical intelligence with an eye on security and self-worth issues. When contrasted in the natal chart, he could turn narrow-minded, stubborn, inflexible and suspicious of new ideas and theories. In all cases he takes his time to make decisions but once made they usually become irrevocable. During the planet’s stay in Taurus it will make the following aspects: 17 May:[...]

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    MERCURY STATIONS DIRECT 25  APRIL 2024

    MERCURY STATIONS DIRECT Time to move forward again Mercury stations direct at 15°58’ Aries (antiscion 14°02’Virgo) on the 25 April. Interesting to note that Mercury was the term ruler during the recent Solar Eclipse at 19°24’ Aries and thus activated the eclipse degree on the 4th March, 16th March (R) and will do so again on the 5th May. Gemini and Virgo, both ruled by Mercury, may respond differently to the signs their ruling planet moves through on its journey backwards. Virgo, being an Earth sign, doesn’t take too kindly to Fire signs finding them a little too [...]

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    SLOW AND STEADY WHEN MERCURY RIDES THE BULL….

    SLOW AND STEADY WHEN MERCURY RIDES THE BULL…. Mercury enters Taurus on the 3rd of April. Mercury in this Fixed, Earth sign can be associated with common sense, down-to-earth thinking and practical intelligence with an eye on security and self-worth issues. When contrasted in the natal chart, he could turn narrow-minded, stubborn, inflexible and suspicious of new ideas and theories. In all cases he takes his time to make decisions but once made they usually become irrevocable. Mercury transits are fast. However, this stay in Taurus will last just over two months due to the retrograde [...]

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    MERCURY GLIDES INTO DREAMY PISCES 2 MARCH 2023

    MERCURY GLIDES INTO DREAMY PISCES Fantasy becomes reality and authenticity waivers...mind-boggling in the literal sense! Mercury isn’t at his best in Pisces, he’s actually in his detriment and fall which obviously doesn’t help him feel good, or on the ball either for that matter. Mercury here tunes in his antenna, he’s the receiver of the word and thought but he has some difficulty in articulating his actual speech and sentences often come out confused and of dubious or multiple meaning. In other words; confusion reigns! This is due to the fact that being on the receiving [...]

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    MERCURY ENTERS AQUARIUS 11 FEBRUARY 2023

    MERCURY ENTERS AQUARIUS  In Aquarius, a sign co-ruled by Saturn (traditional) and Uranus (modern), Mercury is even more thirsty for knowledge, always in search of new ideas and technologies but ready to reject or even abandon them as soon as the new (Uranus) becomes the normal (Saturn). Mercury in Aquarius will give us new visions, make us aware of new possibilities, allow us to envision an ideal world or society, which might be great as a theory, but much less so as a practicality. Aquarius is a fixed Air sign so here Mercury is at home in the mind and intellect but less so on a [...]

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    MERCURY STATIONS DIRECT IN CAPRICORN 18 JANUARY 2023

    MERCURY STATIONS DIRECT IN CAPRICORN Mercury stations direct at 08°08’ Capricorn (antiscion 21°52’ Sagittarius), the second planet this month to do so. Mercury is stationing exactly quincunx Mars (which stationed direct on the 12th of this month) and they have mutual reception (Mercury is in the sign of exaltation of Mars and Mars is ruled by Mercury). Quincunxes are “frustrating” aspects that demand action to be resolved. Anger and irritation may be the theme of the moment but the mutual reception between these planets means that they will help each other to find a solution.[...]

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    MERCURY STATIONS RETROGRADE IN CAPRICORN 28 DECEMBER 2022

    MERCURY STATIONS RETROGRADE IN CAPRICORN Mercury stations retrograde at 24°21’ Capricorn (antiscion 5°39’ Sagittarius) and conjoins Venus only 4.5 hours later. When Mercury retrogrades in an Earth sign we often ask ourselves what the tangible results of our life might be. Security matters and practical concerns seem to be often on our minds. Perhaps you need to look for new possibilities or new ways of earning money or perhaps you are just being too self-critical, so keep calm, consider all the pros and cons of any major decision you might want to make and wait until the retrograde[...]

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    OOB MERCURY MOVES INTO CAPRICORN 6 DECEMBER 2022

    OOB MERCURY MOVES INTO CAPRICORN And stays for quite a while! OOB Mercury barges out of Sagittarius with the usual bluntness and awkwardness that often characterises his sojourn there and bounces into Capricorn. It’s OOB status started on November 23 and ends on December 22. After fun-loving Sagittarius this move into Capricorn will certainly hit him with force, dampening his mood and deepening his thoughts and encouraging all of us to think, plan and talk in a much more serious fashion more so during the OOB phase which takes up the first part of Mercury’s stay in Capricorn. [...]

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