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Venus conjunct Mars in Virgo – Oct 6 2017

To evoke what this could signify here are some quotes from Virgo author D.H. Lawrence’s novel Lady Chatterley’s Lover. These passages follow the first sexual encounter of the lovers, Lawrence using the imagery of the spring forest to evoke Lady Chatterley’s awakening erotic feelings: “The wood was silent, still and secret in the evening drizzle … Continue reading

Full Moon Aries Oct 6 2017
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Full Moon Aries Oct 6 2017

Brief Astro-Update: Full Moon Aries, Friday Morning, 5:41 am, Oct 6 AEDT A Full Moon occurs when the Moon exactly opposes the Sun. Therefore when the Moon is full in Aries, the Sun is in Libra. Aries is the sign of ‘me’ and Libra the sign of ‘we’. So this lunation presents three options on … Continue reading

New Moon Virgo 2017
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New Moon Virgo 2017

Here’s the chart for the Virgo New Moon set for Byron Bay. It is exact at 3:30 pm today, Wednesday September 20 AEST. A striking feature of this lunation is that all five personal planets are in Virgo – Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus and Mars. The opposition of the Sun and Moon to wounded healer … Continue reading

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Sun conjunct Mars in Leo Thursday July 27, exact at 10:56 am AEST

ASTRO-UPDATE Sun conjunct Mars in Leo Thursday July 27, exact at 10:56 am AEST To begin, here’s the planetary powers associated with the Sun and Mars planetary archetypes, followed by three planetary prose poems excerpted from my book The Planets Speak: Wisdom of the Gods. This should give you an idea of the energies in … Continue reading

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Cancer Solstice Portents

Cancer Solstice Chart set for Byron Bay Valid for 3 months till the Libra Equinox, the chart features a yod or finger of god pattern comprising Venus conjunct Moon in Taurus sextile Neptune in Pisces with all three inconjunct Jupiter in Libra at the apex of the pattern. This augurs well for the golden rule … Continue reading

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Miles Davis: Music and Silence. A personal tribute.

“Music is the framework around silence” “I always listen to what I can leave out” “Don’t play what’s there, play what’s not there” As a former trumpet player myself, I love the trumpet playing of Miles Davis, especially that found on his album A Kind of Blue. There you can hear what his above quotes … Continue reading

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Hot and Cold: The health implications of today’s Mars opposition Saturn alignment

Mars is hot, Saturn is cold. Both are dry. Underlying conditions may be activated and aggravated at this time. An abcess may suddenly arise in a suspect tooth, or the lower back may stiffen and limit movement. Mindful action is key. Be gentle in corrective movements. Mars activates [aggressive] acute conditions, inflammations and itis’ of … Continue reading

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Planetary Road Block Ahead!

A challenging Mars opposition Saturn planetary alignment is building to a peak over the next 48 hours, exacting at 4:54 pm Monday 29 May AEST. 25 to 26 degrees Gemini and Sagittarius are the critical degrees, but any planets at those degrees, especially in Virgo and Pisces will also be activated. Here’s an outline of … Continue reading

Astro-Update May 26
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Astro-Update May 26

“A Change Is Gonna Come” is the message of the stars as the New Moon in Gemini is born at 5:45 am Friday Morning May 26 AEST.  There are three noteworthy planetary alignments associated with this lunation. First the good news. An inspirational Grand Fire Trine comprising Saturn in Sagittarius, Uranus in Aries and the … Continue reading

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Venus opposite Jupiter

The astrological benefics, or good luck planets Venus and Jupiter aligned on Friday night (applying) and are still in orb, though separating today, Saturday May 20 AEST.  Venus represents love and pleasure and Jupiter expansion and wisdom. Enlightened hedonism or gluttony and debauchery are two possibilities as these two brightest ‘stars’ in the sky oppose … Continue reading