Why is this backdrop to the year considered to be so difficult? Firstly it’s between two slow moving planets, secondly they’re in Fixed signs (less negotiable), thirdly it’s not a one off confrontation but a three legged event, fourthly the two planets involved stand for opposing principles so it’s a mismatch in lots of different ways and last but not least they’re coming together by square (tension, friction, incompatibility issues).

The Joys of Venus – Jupiter, the Pains of Mars – Pluto & Retrograde Mercury

YOUR RETROGRADE MERCURY SURVIVAL KIT Regardless of what is going on in the world, here’s a reminder of the usual checklist of the kind of themes to look out for when Mercury (planet of communication, information and travel) is retrograde. Many of these themes you may already be experiencing and others may yet unfold during the next three weeks.

Diana/Martin Bashir, Latifa & the Crazy Combo of Retrograde Mercury/the Lunar Eclipse

The Astrology Blog 24 May 2021                                          All times in BST              “If you never change your mind – why have one?” “Humour is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.” “The need to be right all the time is the biggest bar to new ideas.”    Edward de Bono – English psychologist,…

Saturn’s Turning Point, the Four Elements & Making Ideas/Choices Work

Jung’s four psychological functions of the psyche in turn correlate to the four elements. Mostly we are all a mixture of elements but you can determine if you have a dominant element – or a missing one – by looking at the distribution in your own horoscope amongst the personal planets, ie the first 7 planets which are Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn.