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Equinox Tightrope

As we step towards this weekend’s equinox at the Libran ingress, it may feel nothing like a journey to balance. More likely is its wild opposite, as mighty forces continue this week to light fires beneath us. The equinox is the moment that day equals night, light equals dark, our equator aligns to the centre…

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Astrofuquery Survival Guide

Before you pop your visor down, set phasers to stun and charge out into a mad world, my top tips for surviving today’s astrofuquery. Full details of today’s cosmic tumult are in my last post. Today’s strategies are presented for you as a list darklings, because we all know how they soothe me. 1. You…

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Astrofuquery Look Book

Once again darklings I have thrown together a high fashun lookbook for tomorrow’s defcon five astrofuquery. It includes my new favourite face, just perfect for when Mars bangs once again up against Uranus. Building since last week, ramped by the unholy Venus Mars spat over the weekend and we’re a week out from the twisted…

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Glory Days

A night spent with the soundtrack of my youth, grinning as my hand kept finding my heart. Kicking me hard in the nostalgias, the dreams of days long past catching the light again. Chords of last century when we were all first playing at becoming adult, chasing dreams and music and magic words, locking down…

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Anger as an Ally

Anger is a dirty word. Somewhere between political correctness and passive aggression, it was decreed that outright rage must be channelled. Reframed. Somehow remade into something less confronting and more palatable. Woman particularly, schooled not to make a fuss, are still shamed for the expression of our anger. Witness the disparity between how the sexes…

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R U O K

We have this really terrible tendency as human beings to pull back when things get too hard. When the load on us becomes overwhelming we withdraw, no longer able to muster the strength required to pull off anything more. Worse still, we sometimes pull back from others going through tough times because we simply don’t…

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm

Skipping out of eclipsia as we’re not finds our expectations reminding us they are built by our wishbone. Our backbone, strenthened in spite of our clutching, is telling us quite another tale. Post our last few months or more, this year has turned into quite the surprise package. Our place in our world necessarily shifted…

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Murmuration

As I was bouncing along our country road into town today, I caught a glimmer of movement in the sky. Craning my neck, it came and went too quickly to fasten my eyes upon but soon enough I rounded a bend. The valley and sky opened up and dancing in the middle of it all,…

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Afterpath Readings

“This is the Afterpath. This is the crooked road you make your way down now in your own time and in your own sweet addled way. Do not dwell on how you got here. Do not berate yourself with notions of what you could have done differently. You are still here but not forever. The…

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A Moving Moral Compass

Not all the side effects of eclipsia have been disastrous, if a little tough to choke down and even harder to digest. The natural result of so much trouble and strife has been a glorious honing and owning of our moral compass. It spins on our value system, the qualities and characteristics we hold dear…

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