Weekly insights into the stars

Joanna Watters astrology blog

Mars in First Gear and Optimism v Realism – 27 August 2018

Mars is the dominant feature this week and it’s as if he’s come out of neutral, where he’s been idling, and selected first gear. Mars will now start to inch forwards again but will take a while to pick up speed. So even when a matter takes a turn for the better the golden rule is still not to rush anything. It’s happening slowly at first, but it’s happening.

The Mars – Jupiter Mixed Messages, and How to Decipher them – 2 July 2018

The week starts quietly, with no major aspects until Thursday, one of which involves Mars who turned retrograde last week at 9 degrees of Aquarius. This means that Mars is apparently moving backwards through the heavens, and it also means that he’s on a go slow. In the whole of July Mars will travel only 6 degrees, moving from 9 to 3 degrees of Aquarius, and this is a big part of the backdrop to the rest of the summer…