Weekly insights into the stars

Mercury on the Move, Venus – Jupiter blessings and Mars’ New Journey (Horoscopes: Salman Rushdie, Anne Heche)

Jupiter is Venus’ first date on her new journey through Leo. The only thing to bear in mind is that Jupiter is currently retrograde so look out for the “re” factor – reworking, replanning, rethinking etc. This can show as changes of plan or going back to plan A or even an ex. This is classic astrology for second chances that are worth exploring.

Mercury in a Bad Mood, Jupiter’s Turning Point and New Moon in Leo (Horoscopes: Elon Musk, Liz Truss)

In traditional astrology Mars is known as “the lesser malefic” while Saturn is known as “the greater malefic”. Scary titles but we don’t have to associate them with the stuff of nightmares. Their job is either to screw things up or to show us where the work is needed. Here are the challenges and effort of life.