Mercury Retrograde September 2015 – It’s Not Fair

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Mercury stations retrograde at 18:09 (UT) on the 17th September 2015 at 15°LIB55'. In mythology, Mercury had an access all areas pass as he carried messages between the Gods and humankind. The heavens, earthly realms and Hades were all open to him. Symbolically, Mercury's story...

Mercury Retrograde July 2019

Mercury stations retrograde at 00:14 (BST) on July 8, 2019 at 04°Le27' R This is a particularly vibrant retrograde period given the aspects that Mercury makes and the fact that we are in eclipse season. I have already been noticing signs during the shadow period...

Mercury Retrograde July 2018 – The Choir

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Mercury stations retrograde at 06:02 (BST) on July 26, 2018 at 23°Le27'. The shadow zone for the retrograde began on July 7, so mentally we may have been feeling off-colour for a while. Leo after all, likes the spotlight. The shadows, Leo says, is for...

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...

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...

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...