Mythology · Psychology

Exploring Faust: Goethe and the Myth of Progress

Last time we looked at the history of the Faust legend and the first popular version by Christopher Marlowe. The tale grew out of the Reformation and it reflected the needs of the time. But as the Renaissance morphed into the so-called Age of Enlightenment in the 17th century, people needed a new myth and… Continue reading Exploring Faust: Goethe and the Myth of Progress

Astro Journal

The Jupiter Neptune Conjunction 2022

Next week we have the much-anticipated Jupiter Neptune conjunction at 23°58’ Pisces on 12 April. It’s conjunct by degree from 8 – 12 April and in orb from late March into early May when Jupiter goes into Aries. Jupiter returns to Pisces at the end of October and will form another wide conjunction with Neptune… Continue reading The Jupiter Neptune Conjunction 2022

Mythology · Psychology

Exploring Faust: History and Christopher Marlowe

The legend of Faust tells the tale of a man who makes a deal with the devil to gain magical powers. The devil’s representative is Mephistopheles, who gives Faust power for twenty-four years, after which the devil takes his soul to hell. There are many different versions of the tale and it changes to reflect… Continue reading Exploring Faust: History and Christopher Marlowe

Astrology · Film & TV

Changing of the Gods – Review

Many of you may have spent the last week watching the astrology documentary Changing of the Gods – a ten-part series about archetypal astrology through history that focuses on the alignments of Uranus and Pluto. It was inspired and based on the book by Richard Tarnas, Cosmos and Psyche, which is essential reading for anyone… Continue reading Changing of the Gods – Review

Astro Journal

The Venus Mars Conjunction – February to March 2022

This month we have an unusually long conjunction between Venus and Mars that lasts into early April and covers two signs. It started in Capricorn when Venus stationed direct at the end of January, and will enter Aquarius in March. Venus and Mars will form two exact conjunctions, one in February and one in March,… Continue reading The Venus Mars Conjunction – February to March 2022

Astro Journal

Astro Diary: Notes on Secondary Progressions – Mars

To prepare for the big year of progressions that I have in 2022, I’ve been looking back at my earlier experiences to get a feel for how it works. Last time we explored some of the changes that happen with progressed Venus, and in this post, we’ll look at Mars. For an overview of secondary… Continue reading Astro Diary: Notes on Secondary Progressions – Mars

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Astro Diary: Notes on Secondary Progressions – Venus

To prepare for the big year of progressions that I have in 2022, I’ve been looking back at my earlier experiences to get a feel for how it works. Last time we explored some of the changes that happen with progressed Mercury, and in this post, we’ll look at Venus. For an overview of secondary… Continue reading Astro Diary: Notes on Secondary Progressions – Venus

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Astro Diary: Notes on Secondary Progressions – Mercury

To prepare for the big year of progressions that I have in 2022, I’ve been looking back at my earlier experiences to get a feel for how it works. Last time we explored some of the changes that happen with the progressed Sun, and in this post, we’ll look at Mercury. For an overview of… Continue reading Astro Diary: Notes on Secondary Progressions – Mercury

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Astro Diary: Notes on Secondary Progressions – Sun

I have a big year for progressions in 2022, all involving Venus and Libra. To prepare, I’ve been looking back at some of my earlier experiences to get a feel for how it works. There are various ways to track progressions and two main types: Secondary Progressions and Solar Arc. Secondary progressions are calculated by… Continue reading Astro Diary: Notes on Secondary Progressions – Sun

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Planning 2022 with Astrology – my rambling notes

Welcome to 2022! Many of you may be hoping to get back to normal this year. That may or may not be possible, depending on your definition of normal and where you live. Personally, my plan is to return to what I know works and stop getting distracted by the metastasising psychosis running rampant through… Continue reading Planning 2022 with Astrology – my rambling notes