Mercury Retrograde – June 2014 – As You Were

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So, just as we are at the tail end of a beast of a retrograde period from Mars, now Mercury is up to tricks! I'm noticing it already. As Mercury entered the shadow zone, a call I was on disconnected for no reason –...

Mars Retrograde 2016 – Slow Down

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Mars stations retrograde at 12:13 (UT) on the 17th April 2016 at 08°Sg54' R My boiler is about to break again. It's losing pressure. It clanks and whirs as it heats the hot water up. I turn the pressure up but within a few days...

Transiting Venus Retrograde in Astrology

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We think of Venus as the Goddess of Love and she is – but she is also our tastes, our values, our likes and dislikes. And all of these speak to the heart. They are an artistic expression of who we are. Venus can...

Mercury Retrograde February 2014 – No Half Measures

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It's that time of year again when we play host to Mercury retrograde. During these periods, the cosmic trickster sometimes puts spanner in the works to see if you are paying attention. Mercury is about the mind, communication and learning. He shows how you...

Saturn Retrograde – Step by Step

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People often struggle to make sense of retrograde cycles. What do they really mean? What's all this going inwards, things moving backwards, internalisation, slowing down etc. anyway? Honestly, can Saturn really make things drag anymore? I'm already feeling like I'm in slow motion, one...

The Mars Retrograde Cycle

Mars has a way of coming alive, like first shoots or spring flowers suddenly erupting into bloom. He bursts into the room shouting “where’s the fire?” or perhaps “where’s the fight?” He’s ready to kick some butt, gunning for action, wants to get going,...