Transiting Venus Retrograde

Transiting Venus Retrograde

Venus will be retrograde from the 5th of October until the 17th of November 2018. Venus will station on the 4th of October, before stationing retrograde on the 5th of October at 10° Scorpio. During this time, Venus will retrograde back as far as 25° Libra before stationing direct on the 16th of November and resuming forward motion again on the

Venus retrograde 2018

Transiting Venus Retrograde – 5 October to 17 November 2018

Venus retrograde periods last approximately 6 weeks and are a time for reviewing our relationships and our values.  The natal house/s that Venus is retrograding through will give some indication of the type of issues that Venus will draw our attention to and where an imbalance is likely to exist. As Venus comes back to retrograde at the same spot it

Solar and Lunar Eclipses in Astrology

Solar and Lunar Eclipses in Astrology

Ancient people often thought that an eclipse of the Sun or the Moon was a sign of disapproval or anger by the gods or from the heavens. Having the Sun disappear from sight during the day (total solar eclipse) or to see the Moon seemingly swallowed up as they watched (total or partial lunar eclipse) was a frightening sight for

Retrograde Superior Planets

Transiting Retrograde Planets

The superior planets, those from the earth out (Mars to Pluto) have a particular way of processing their retrograde periods. The house/s that are transited during the retrograde motion are likely to show you where you may feel stuck, unsure or vaguely unsettled during this time. If you have natal planets that will make stressful aspects (conjunction, opposition, and square)

Uranus in Taurus – 2018 to 2026

Uranus being in the sign of Taurus over the next 8 years, means we can expect to have changes in relation to the planet, financial systems, and our values. This is because Taurus is an earth sign and is ruled by Venus which is related to our affections, values, and money. As Taurus is a fixed sign that is not

2018 Calendar of Astrological Events

2018 Astrology Events Calendar

Below is a list of astrological events occurring in 2018, broken down by month. Retrograde periods for the planets shown first, including retrograde shadow period times for Mercury to Jupiter. All times Central Standard Time (CST). Mercury Retrogrades: March 22 (16° Aries 54′) to April 15 (04° Aries 46′) (shadow period from 8 March to 3 May 2018) July 26 (23° Leo

Transiting Jupiter Retrograde

Jupiter will be retrograde from the 9th of March until the 10th of July 2018. During this time Jupiter will station retrograde at 23 degrees Scorpio late on the 7th of March and backtrack to 13 degrees Scorpio where it will station direct on the 10th of July. If you have planets or angles at 13 or 23 degrees Scorpio, you may

Astrology Book on my Bookshelf

Astrology Books on my Bookshelf

Below are some of the astrology books I own. I was fortunate enough to be gifted many of them by an old friend, and some I bought myself. Some have been read many times, cover to cover, many have been thumbed through or skimmed to some degree. Doing this article took a lot longer than it should have specifically because

Romantic compatibility and astrology

Astrology and Romance Compatibility

There are several ways to find out how compatible you might be with someone else using astrology. Most of these methods are generally used for love relationships, but will also give you some information about how you interact with another person if they are a friend, family member or someone that you work with. Below are some examples of ways

Retrograde Shadow Periods - Just when you thought it was safe to make decisions.

Retrograde Shadow Periods

If you have even a passing interest in astrology you have no doubt heard of retrograde planets and Mercury retrograde in particular. When, from our perspective on earth, a planet looks to be going backward, it is said to be retrograde. All the planets (but not the sun and moon) are capable of retrograde motion for various amounts of time.