Venus-Uranus: Love at First Sight

Aspects between Venus and Uranus describe a need for freedom in a relationship. You can detach when space is needed. There is also the search for variety and new experience, and the love life may have a sparkling and unusual quality. Venus-Uranus contacts are concerned with the concept of ideal love. Friendship and romance are spontaneous affairs, and with the trine aspect, you are likely to have many friends and potential partners. Venus-Uranus people are self-willed and impulsive in partnership, […]

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Pluto in the 8th House

Those with Pluto in the 8th house possess the power to drastically change the lives of others. Pluto is placed in a very powerful and dominant position, but when its natural energies are obstructed it can lead to a build-up of repressed desires, which burst through consciousness, and all hell breaks loose. Many astrologers believe that when Pluto is placed in the 8th house of the horoscope the individual will experience at least one major life change. Pluto can plunge […]

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Pluto – PTSD

Pluto is sometimes where we witness the horrors that exist in life, and we are endlessly changed by our traumatic experience. The events may be so overwhelming that it impacts both psychological and biological coping mechanisms. We numb our feelings by hitting the emotional off-switch, and the psyche’s way of coping is to shut down. Plus, it can be difficult to integrate such an experience, and at times, it is much easier to disassociate, withdraw, hide and take cover. Pluto […]

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Venus in 12th House

Those with Venus in the 12th house have a loving and sympathetic nature, but they often feel compelled to sacrifice their own desires and give themselves in order to feel validated. Romantic partners may be unstable or addictive personalities, but they can also become enablers in relationships. Through an unconscious need for love and validation, they sometimes fall in love with unobtainable lovers and become easily hurt when others take advantage of them. The love life may be kept hidden […]

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Mercury in Taurus

Those born with Mercury in Taurus form conclusions based on physical facts and direct experience. The planet Mercury in astrology relates to how we connect to one another, communicate, and rules over our perceptions and wit. Mercury’s sign tells us the way an individual expresses all of these concepts it has a lot to do with how we are wired and the mind can be similar to a radar taking in data, observations, and represents the kinds of things we […]

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Counting Down the Days

Transits unfold the potential within in each natal chart, and they also make us more aware of complex patterns and the fixed beliefs we hold about ourselves. Natal charts are frozen and motionless until a transiting planet comes along and activates our horoscope. A transit describes a journey on course for a destination with an arrival time and a time of departure. Unlike trains, transits are always on time; there are no delays unless it’s a Saturn transit then the […]

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Friday’s Film Round-up: The Lovely Bones

The Lovely Bones is the story of a teenage girl who, after being raped and murdered watches from Heaven as her family and friends struggle to come to terms with her death. The film is based on the novel by Alice Sebold, and apparently the book is much grittier than the director’s version and some have complained that the director of the movie, Peter Jackson, failed to stay too long on the more horrific aspects of her death. I liked […]

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Neptune Transits the 7th: The Sea of Relating

Neptune transiting the 7th house is disillusioning and if there are people that we have weaved our idealizations around then we soon learn they were never what we imagined them to be. Hard Neptune transits (conjunction, square, or opposition) can bring with them a form of disenchantment. Perhaps the disillusionment happens within a relationship and we feel a partner has deceived us, and so we feel drained and used. Neptune transitions could be a time when we ‘lose’ ourselves in […]

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Neptune’s Fog, Ghosts and Smoke: The Top Ten List

1. Neptune people have this air of mystery hanging over their heads and are often the ones who hide their secret dreams, longings, and imaginings behind various smokescreens. 2. The planet seeks to dissolve the limitations of the physical world but this can leave Neptune types wide open to everything with no definite course. Such persons are often caught in a fogginess and mental twilight zone, drifting through life with no clear directions and no real goals. 3. Vaporous atmospheres have distinct characteristics: there […]

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Neptune in Aquarius

Neptune is currently in the critical degrees of the final air sign (27-29), and if we take a look back over the last 12-13 years, we can observe what fashions, movies and music swept us all away. Neptune glamorizes whatever astrological sign it passes through, so you’ll see its effect in popular trends, beliefs, politics, and fashion. Neptune’s transit through Aquarius began in 1998 and ends in 2011/12, and this particular transit has been interesting because it has been mirroring […]

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