Venus in Virgo

Venus enters Virgo Sunday morning at 8:39 am, July 19, AEST, where it will reside until early morn on Aug 1st, when it retrogrades back into Leo where it will stay until until Oct 9, when it returns to Virgo. Here’s my take on how it may express in the sign Virgo. Venus takes on … Continue reading


Mercury in Leo

The Sun enters Leo today at 1:30 pm, followed by Mercury at 10:14 pm this evening, the 23rd July. Here’s my take on how Mercury functions in Leo. The central interest of those with Mercury in Leo is first and foremost themselves and their own life journey, and secondly, their personal creations within which they … Continue reading


Pope Francis’ Encyclical ‘Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home

Pope Francis published his ground breaking encyclical ‘Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home, on June 18, 2015. It reflects the wisdom, compassion and erudition abounding in his birth chart, and also the influence of transiting Chiron at 22 degrees in Pisces activating the mutable grand cross in his chart. Environmentalist Bill McKibben wrote … Continue reading


The Hermetica

“When we are born / The planetary gods who are at that time on duty as ministers of birth / Take charge of us / These particular powers, that change according to the rotation of the planets / Make their way in through the body / And mould the shape of our souls”  – The … Continue reading


Mercury into Cancer July 9

Mercury moves into Cancer tomorrow, July 9, at 4:51 am, and speeds through the sign in two weeks! Here’s my take on how it may express when in that sign When rational, objective Mercury is placed in Cancer, a sign of subjective feeling strongly influenced by childhood memories and early family conditioning, thoughts and feelings … Continue reading

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July Astrology

Keywords: Insecurity, uncertainty, volatility, catalytic change Regime Change, Rebellion and Revolution are in the air! From Monday July 6, the Sun in security conscious, ‘keep the home (land) safe’ Cancer opposes transformational Pluto in security conscious, ‘government knows best’ Capricorn, the patriarchal, authoritarian sign of political economy, and squares, (challenges) shake up / wake up … Continue reading