Kintsukuroi

In Japan there is a pottery technique known as kintsukuroi. When a handcrafted something falls or breaks, it is sutured back together with gold creating a new piece with an utterly unique shape and form. All at once a preservation and a solemn prizing of the sum of its parts. Not thoughtlessly discarded or wantonly…

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Mars Retrograde No More

Hot on the heels of that watershed full moon is the conclusion of Mars’ retrograde in mere hours from now. He has been hamstrung in reverse gear since the end of June but we have felt the effects – delays and frustration, a loss of fire or passion, disasters in battle, exasperation with Martian types…

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Rising Tide Moon

Swishing into Pisces almost at her peak, the full moon is rising our tides in every sense. Although not yet at totality, her energy has been shining a blinding light on life post eclipsia all weekend. The highest octaves of the final astrological mansion key us into our intuitive strengths. If we are willing to…

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Waterfall Moon

It was only two moons ago we were staring down the barrel of eclipsia, as the bars to our cages began to hum and rattle. Here we now find ourselves after it has all come to pass. Battered and bruised and illuminated, under the blazing gaze of the moon waxing to her watery peak. It…

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Pigs In Space

When I was at school, I wanted to be a political speechwriter. Inspired and set aflame by the words of Churchill and JFK, Martin Luther King and Gough Whitlam I was, well before I realised I didn’t have the stomach for it. And decades before politics and government turned into the dystopian gongshow it has…

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Earthy Medicine

Whilst you’re out mending fences and securing the gates to your estate, take a moment or eleventy to connect yourself to the earthy medicine on offer. Getting thy feet on the ground or hands plunged into soil or sand is balm for discombobulated earthlings. Our nature demands constant earthing. Lady Luna is ensconced in Capricornia…

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Everything Is Going To Be Okay

With the ripples in the matrix coming at us in slow mo still this week, it is easy to get despondent at the yawning pace of things. Here we be now busy going nowhere fast, desperately exhausted by the manic rate of recent change and still nursing the lifequakes that are the calling card of…

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Bed Thyself Down

So here we find ourselves darklings, post the eclipsia maelstrom with Merc mere moments out of retrograde and everything still kinda not there yet. In fact all the not quite there yet’s are lining up in front of us. Which means – whether we like it or not – a period yet worth pausing in…

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Merc Rx Spirit Animal

Herewith our spirit animal for the pointy end of Mercury retrograde in Leo, perhaps for the entire three weeks of its messing with our heads. Don’t get me wrong, darklings. This is no buying into low rent rx hysteria, the very best way to spectacularly miss the point of it all. Rather let us take…

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Screaming Retrograde

Oh my frustrated little darklings, staring into the abyss and not feeling like now is quite right to jump. Correct you are. Tis not the time to leap nor snark nor spiral back into any previous pit o’ shit. The early days of our post eclipsia evolution are often fraught and unfamiliar, filled with crippling…

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