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Portugal has taken an economic battering recently and they aren't out of the woods yet but the country has an rich and illustrious history. As one of the oldest nations of Europe, Portugal once enjoyed great prosperity and political power during the Age of Discovery. Whilst there is beautiful architecture, there is...
This week continues a cosmic lull in proceedings marked only by inner planetary activity. Mercury returns to oppose Neptune before passing out of shadow range and shortly after moves into healing Virgo. Venus and Mars cosy up in a sparkly sextile but not before Mars and Eris have a...
The Cosmic Tides are moving to a weekly event! I had the idea to start this from September onwards. Now of course Mercury had the last laugh by forgetting to tell me that September started right in the middle of a week so this week we only get four...
The New Moon in Virgo occurs at 3:04 (UT time) on the 29th August 2011. The New Moon is conjunct Venus and centaur Elatus, opposite Neptune and quinxunx Uranus-Lilith. The New Moon forms a Grand trine with Pluto and Jupiter. The Sabian Symbol is: - A Merry-Go-Round I was obsessed with books as...
The Full Moon occurs at 18:57 (UT time) on the 13th August at 20AQU41. The Moon is conjunct asteroid Nessus, fixed star Castra, trine Saturn and semi-square both Uranus and Pluto. Nessus is a centaurs with a rather nasty reputation. His most famous part in the myths is that of the killer of...
I've just been watching a program about honey ants in the Arizona Desert. As I watch them work together for the benefit of all, I find myself wondering why a nest of ants can do so easily what we as humans find so hard. I posted the cosmic tides for August on...