Saturn is very comfortable in Libra, the sign of its exaltation, and to some extent it embodies, via the polarity some of the youthful potential of Saturn in Aries. Britney then relates and appears as a Libra Saturn, while Prince William will be motivated to try and create a life purpose from it. This suggests... Continue Reading →
A Sense of Saturn: through the signs…
Astrology simply cannot be about lists. A list of qualities is an attempt to extrapolate something that is innate and this is fundamentally why there is no better adjective to describe the quality of Saturn than Saturnine. We can use approximations that flesh out this fundamental and core energy such as thoughtful, austere, serious and... Continue Reading →
The 8th House: A Good Death?
If you're a halfway competent astrologer and you have no interest in knowing how you're likely to meet your maker, then stop reading now. Today I am going to explore some of the key insights relating to death in the nativity; it is a profoundly difficult subject for very obvious reasons and not one that... Continue Reading →
Sun conjunct Pluto: Minimalist or Megalomaniac?
One of the key functions of the solar principle in the astrology is to provide a facility by which we dignify ourselves, it creates an ideal self-awareness, an aspiration or desirable benchmark of selfhood and thus, we are given cause to strive to attain that sense of ourselves. A badly placed, stressed or underpowered Sun... Continue Reading →
Lost in Translation: Neptune in the 3rd
Today, I would like to look a little at the various manifestations of Neptune in the 3rd house. It is never kind to mock the afflicted. However, since I can speak entirely subjectively - I have Neptune in the first few degrees of the 3rd in Scorpio - I feel I am allowed some absolution.... Continue Reading →
Why is a square?
It seems like a perfectly obvious question, but it's one that most astrologers seldom think to ask, not least, I suspect, because there are certain unquestioned assumptions in astrology as much as in any other field of study: and thus a square is simply a square because it's a square! This logic has always troubled... Continue Reading →
Don’t Jump In! Moon conjunct Neptune.
Imagine this scenario: someone you know has come to see you and on their way over they have got stuck in traffic, had an argument with a co-worker on the phone and discovered that their husband spent the housekeeping on a hooker, then they call in at your house, and actually, they like you very... Continue Reading →
Today I had planned to post an article on the Moon's contact with Neptune, but in the uncertain interim between conceiving the thing and its birth, Hermes took a tricky turn and blew my computer up. Now you may or may not know that I own very little and the computer I was using was... Continue Reading →