In the Shadow of Mercury Retrograde

On September 24th 2008 Mercury turns retrograde and starts to wander backwards through the sky. In my chart I have a perfect yod between Uranus, Neptune and Mercury and the trickster is the apex of this configuration in the 9th house. Added to this,...

Mercury Retrograde – February 2013 – Treading Water

Mercury turned retrograde this morning at 9:41 (UT) at 19PIS52. Mercury retrograde in Pisces is the first of 3 retrograde periods this year that all occur in water signs. The water signs are typically associated with your emotions. Mercury then is prompting you to reassess...

Mercury Retrograde – November 2012 – Wisdom of Birds

Here we go again. Mercury turns retrograde on the 6th November 2012, bang on the US Presidential election day. Whilst the retrograde formally begins when Mercury starts to apparently move backwards (due to our different orbital speeds), as astrologers, we also take into account the shadow periods. The...

Mercury Re-Re-Re-Retro

I was merrily making my way to the supermarket today when I decided to nip in to Primarks (a large UK fashion chain store) to buy a belt which I've been meaning to do for ages. An hour and a half later, I seem to have arrived home with...

Mercury Retrograde in Cancer – There’s No Place Like Home

Mercury stations retrograde at 13:07 UT on the 26th June 2013 at 23CAN06. During this year, each Mercury retrograde will occur in a water signs which encourages contemplation on your emotional life. In Cancer, issues connected to your home and family, childhood and emotional...

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 –...