31st October

A beautiful day to embrace your magic as the wheel turns once more. The dark spin of Samhain in the north as Winter’s icy tendrils reach from the depths and candles are lit to entice those from beyond the veil. The lit love of Beltaine in the south, the fire returning to our bellies as…

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Astrofuquery : Venus Pluto

This weekend’s mad maxing of our emotions is with a big thank you / fuq you to the Venus Pluto square. Captain Chaos in Capricornia has stepped up to chest bump our Lady Venus as she sits elevated in Libra, still casting her everloving gaze over our relationships. In astrological lore, this combo can indicate…

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Embrace Your Shadow

Embracing our shadow is something I bang on about a lot and not just because its dark path is one I have been forced to walk many times. I am a fervent believer in this good work. Plus it is unavoidable: the more you slap it away, the harder it hits you back. For the…

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Farewell Fiji

When you first arrive anywhere in Fiji, you are welcomed home. Truly it is how you are made to feel by a people whose smiles always go all the way up and pour forth from their eyes. And when you leave you are farewelled in ceremony and in song. The Fijian farewell song is Isa…

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Scorpio Season : What Lies Beneath

Season of the Scorp is nearly here and it is time for us all to dive deep into what lies beneath. We are being collectively compelled to bravely step towards our shadows and fast running out of places to hide (right Harvey?). The sun joins both Mercury and Jupiter in our astrological shadowlands. Expect even…

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Fijian Village Life

We travelled today to a village in northern Fiji to share ceremony with their vibrant community. The joy in islander villages is palpable, the magic on which their lives hinge. We were welcomed with bright smiles and wide eyes and told their stories and history through meké, dance and song. We sat on one side,…

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New Moon in Libra

The new moon in Libra is here though we may still slumber. As Scorpio season begins to cast shadows and the dark moon implored us to do less, so too may we wish to lie down and squeeze our eyes tightly shut to a world built on euphemism and control. Too late. The fat cats…

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Tao of Travel

Time gets away from us. Absorbed as I have been the last few years – in beautiful things like honing my craft and writing my book and falling in love – travel has taken a back seat. My focus and world contracted by design. Two days ago a very good girlfriend and I took off…

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Chiron’s Learning Curve

Possibly it has always been the case and it is just that my antenna is locked so very firmly upon it now, but this period in astrology feels incredibly cumulative. By divine design we are being neatly stepped this year and further back beyond through a building series of aspects, a pattern forming that forces…

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The Fiery Way

The Burning Path ~ or Via Combusta as it was known to the ancients ~ is the portion of our sky occupied by the last half of Libra & the first half of Scorpio. From today the sun king is travelling this incendiary passage and so too are we. Again the ancient myths pull at…

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