Astro Journal

The Age of Pisces and the Transition into Aquarius

Last time we did some historical speculation about the previous astrological ages from Virgo to Aries. In this post we’ll explore the current age in more detail with a look at how the archetype of Pisces has manifested in reality. For more on how the astrological ages arise see: The Age of Aquarius and Precession… Continue reading The Age of Pisces and the Transition into Aquarius

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The Astrological Ages: some historical speculation

Last time we looked at the origins of the idea behind the Age of Aquarius and some of its misconceptions. In this post we’ll put the ages to the test and explore whether the principle works in practice by looking at some examples from history. For details on how the astrological ages arise, see: The… Continue reading The Astrological Ages: some historical speculation

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The Age of Aquarius: History and Misconceptions

Last time we grappled with the technical side of the precession of the equinoxes and the astrological ages. In this post, we’ll investigate the origins of the belief in these ages and explore some misconceptions about the Age of Aquarius. Is it just a load of New Age flimflam or is there something else behind… Continue reading The Age of Aquarius: History and Misconceptions

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The Age of Aquarius and Precession of the Equinoxes

There’s a lot of Aquarius energy flying about right now so it’s time to tackle the elephant in the room. The elephant in question has been painted with rainbows and has flowers stuffed behind its ears and is probably feeling uncomfortable and a little embarrassed. In this series we’ll bust a few myths about the… Continue reading The Age of Aquarius and Precession of the Equinoxes

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The Jupiter Saturn Cycle and the Transition into Air

Last time we looked at the ups and downs of the Great Mutation in the Jupiter Saturn cycle. We’ve reached the end of a 200 year cycle of earth conjunctions and are about to transition into an air cycle. In this post we’ll explore some of the history of these transitions to get a sense… Continue reading The Jupiter Saturn Cycle and the Transition into Air

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The Jupiter Saturn Cycle and the Great Mutation

The much anticipated Jupiter Saturn conjunction finally arrives on 21 December 2020 in Aquarius. This marks the end of a 20 year cycle and the start of a new one. But it’s also the start of a 200 year cycle of conjunctions in air signs. In this post, we’ll explore how that cycle works and… Continue reading The Jupiter Saturn Cycle and the Great Mutation

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The Saturn Uranus Square: freedom or slavery – time to choose

Last time we looked at the archetypes and history of Saturn Uranus alignments to see how they work. In this post we’ll explore possible events going forward and how to deal with the tension between these planets. The current alignment is the final square in the cycle that began in 1988 and ends in 2032.… Continue reading The Saturn Uranus Square: freedom or slavery – time to choose

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The Saturn Uranus Cycle: Archetypes and History

Unprecedented changes are taking place around the world and they’re set to continue over the next couple of years. The Saturn Pluto conjunction was just the start. Now Uranus is joining the fray and the world is being turned upside down. In this post, we’ll look at the archetypes and history of Saturn Uranus alignments… Continue reading The Saturn Uranus Cycle: Archetypes and History

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The Saturn Pluto Cycle: Archetypes and History

Take a deep breath – we’re about to dive into the murky depths of the current zeitgeist and it ain’t pretty. As I said in the Astrology of 2019, Saturn Pluto alignments have the potential to become your worst nightmare but it doesn’t have to be that way. The best way to deal with these… Continue reading The Saturn Pluto Cycle: Archetypes and History

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The Jupiter Uranus Cycle: Archetypes and History

The Jupiter Uranus cycle correlates with times in world history characterised by breakthroughs and discoveries in science, innovation in technology, creative and philosophical awakenings and new ideas, revolutions and increasing demands for freedom and equality, political and social rebellions, protests, and new beginnings in many areas. The most obvious synchronicities of historical events tend to… Continue reading The Jupiter Uranus Cycle: Archetypes and History

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A Brief History of Astrology

Nobody knows when astrology first started, although the study of the stars and cycles of time goes back into prehistory. The first lunar calendar, which was etched into a bone, dates to 32,000 BCE. And there are cave paintings at Lascaux that date to around 17,000 BCE which some say depict the earliest constellations, although… Continue reading A Brief History of Astrology

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Addled Chapter 4: Little Miss Ouseburn

I stood before the open wardrobe and ran my eyes along the desultory collection of clothes huddled inside. Moving out was the perfect opportunity to get rid of my junk. There was stuff in here I hadn’t worn in years and couldn’t remember buying. I was going to have to be systematic and ruthless. Jonah… Continue reading Addled Chapter 4: Little Miss Ouseburn