First Quarter Moon

I love the folklore that is weaved into astrology, mystical and instructive as the old tales tend to be. The first quarter moon was noted as the crisis moon, a square aspect between sun and moon that signals friction, frisson or difficulty. And here she sits in Scorpio on her way to an eclipse date…

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When The Lioness Merely Mews

Despite the mane tossing imperative, it is easy under Leonine skies to feel significantly less than fabulous. Instead of roaring we may just mew, too easily prone to vile bouts of comparison and belly rumbling doubts. We are playing with ego and heart, all at once. During this month ruled by the sun, it is…

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Astro: Mars Sun Cazimi

Resurrection daze as Mars ends his cycle by hurling himself into the heart of the sun. Today’s cazimi – a glorious term derived from Arabic via Latin for a planet so very close to the sun astrologically that it is ‘as if’ inside – means that Mars wilfully endures a necessary death before being reborn…

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Virgo Moon Magic

The Virgo moon every month is the prime time for efficiency, details focus and practical matters in your life. Have something that needed doing forever? A project you have been too hamstrung to sink your teeth into? Feel an overwhelming need to make a list and then check things off it with glee? Welcome to…

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Courage Dear Heart

Courage is a curious creature who makes a home in our heart. We are gifted vast reserves of this virtue, cornerstone as it is of all the others and crucial ingredient for our forward motion through life. In so many languages, courage is a derivative from the word for heart. Cor (Latin). Coeur (French). Corazón…

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Astro : New Moon in Leo

The new moon in Leo nearly here as the darkest ebb reaches deep inside us, whispering to us to let go. To strip ourselves of any shiny accoutrement, acquired habit or repeating behaviour that is not of you, by you or for you. The new moon in Leo at the powerful zero point is on…

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Season of the Lioness

Season of the Lioness is here, the curtain raiser to the eclipse rollercoaster and wild ride that has had August circled in blood / glitter since all our new year forecasts landed last January. Time now to dry the tears wrought and wrangled during our time in the Cancer mansion and begin to strut fiercely…

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Dark Moon Bounty

Dark moon bounty, Mama Nature gifting me something new for the house 😍 This is the lofty flower stem long fallen of the Mauritian hemp, a majestic provider of fibre and rare sweet smelling blooms, whose tiny flowers blossom only once. I came upon a grove of her babies, testament once more to the verdant rebirth…

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The Winds of Change

August in Wollombi equals strong sweeping winds and a golden explosion of wattle. This year we already have both, their onset sudden and unexpected and taking us all by surprise. As wind often does, whipping our hair and our clothes, our moods and our modes, into an altered state. Scientists have been proving for decades…

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Astrofuquery: Mars Uranus Square

With so much going on up there and out there, it would be remiss of me not to give you a heads up on the defcon five shit stirrer that is the Mars Uranus square. Currently in play – yes right now – we have Mars sooking it up in the red Cancer corner, feeling…

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