Astro Journal · Mythology

The Mythology Behind the Zodiac: Taurus Myths

After the excitement and energy of Aries, we come down to earth with Taurus. As a fixed earth sign, Taurus provides the physical container for the unborn potential of Aries to manifest. It stabilises and grounds the creative spark in the present moment, burrowing deep into the soil of life. The Taurus bull is a… Continue reading The Mythology Behind the Zodiac: Taurus Myths

Astro Journal · Mythology

The Mythology Behind the Zodiac: Aries Myths

Aries is the first sign of the zodiac and marks the spring equinox in the northern hemisphere. This is the start of the astrological New Year, so what better time to begin a new series on the myths behind the zodiac. Aries – as cardinal fire – is all about new beginnings. Aries is a… Continue reading The Mythology Behind the Zodiac: Aries Myths

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A Guide to Stealing Fire during Mercury Retrograde

Mercury retrograde has a reputation for sticking a spanner in the works and messing things up. He gets the blame for accidents, mistakes, lost items and communication meltdowns, but it’s not his fault! It’s you who loses your phone, misses the train, and chooses to send misguided text messages, not Mercury. The planets don’t cause… Continue reading A Guide to Stealing Fire during Mercury Retrograde

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Saturn in Capricorn: Responsibility and Self-Mastery

The ultimate reality test has arrived. The hot air and bluster of 2017 is about to be punctured by the Lord of Karma. As I said at the start of the year, any bubbles inflated by the Jupiter Uranus opposition will burst now – if they haven’t already. Saturn is here to make sure you… Continue reading Saturn in Capricorn: Responsibility and Self-Mastery

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Neptune in Pisces: Disillusionment and Transcendence

Neptune entered Pisces in 2011 and the world has been floundering in confusion and madness since. Along with Pluto’s transit through Capricorn, this is a profoundly important time in our collective evolution. If we get this wrong, we could spin off into a pretty dire future so it’s worth taking the time to understand what’s… Continue reading Neptune in Pisces: Disillusionment and Transcendence

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Pluto in Capricorn: the Evolution of Power and Empire

Pluto entered Capricorn in 2008 and has been busy turning the world upside down since. There are several more years of this structural upheaval to get through, so what’s in store? And when will this madness end?! Pluto transits Capricorn from 2008 to 2024, with a few dips in and out: Entered Capricorn: 26th January… Continue reading Pluto in Capricorn: the Evolution of Power and Empire