Bullies On Parade

After a week that got even the silkiest knickers in a knot, the moon’s move into the fresh air of Aquaria delivers the detachment and breathing space we sorely need. Mars’ early retrograde has brought out the bullies as insecure underbellies everywhere feel the scratching of his hamstrung menace. When weak people feel threatened they…

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Astrofuquery :: Mars Stationing

Our warrior planet Mars has been slamming on the brakes in Aquaria and is stationing as we speak to turn retrograde. His rx will take us through eclipse season and throb beneath it all until September. Mars retrograde comes with a giant warning sign: Do Not Pick A Fight. Yes even if you’re right and…

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The Mercing: Cheat Sheet

In the spirit of Mercury retrograde, we’re going to do a quick revision on his masterful magic so that when he squares Saturn and Mars today we don’t all drop our bundles (again) or get booted hard in the nostalgias. We get Merc’d for three weeks four times a year. The stationing points that bookend…

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The Ides of April

All at once a witchling again with oh so much to master. April is built on constant incremental change as we continue to morph, testing our inbuilt flux capacity to moderate the transition. Quite an ask we are making of ourselves as we push boundaries and the limits of our knowledge. Daily if not more…

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The Triggering

You fondle my trigger then you blame my gun ~ Fiona Apple Righto everyone, back in your corner of Meltdown City. Time out of the cray. Take a moment to stop, sigh deeply and sit the fuq down. Yes the current astrofuquery / soup de jour is loaded. Brimming with the hairy potential to make…

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Aries Done Right

If you needed a million fabulous examples of the weekend’s agitating astrology engendering very real positive change, here it is. Here they all are and there’s plenty more where they came from. Kids forged by homegrown terror and trauma alchemising their pain into take no prisoners advocacy. They are reshaping their brave new world. Aries…

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Reporting Live From The Couch

Nursing a fractured ankle gives you far too much time to think – and yes yes, plenty to write too. The very best part of writing is the thinking, turning thoughts and words and wonder over and up and down in my mind. I have spent days gazing at this beautiful view. It is nearly…

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International Women’s Day

Oh International Womens Day, here you are again gifting at least half the world’s population just the one day every year to officially fly the sisterhood flag. In the face of gross gender disparity, unequal pay for the same work and the lioness’s share of emotional labour across the board. I find myself unusually stumped…

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Happy Mardi Gras Sydney!

“I’m not like other men” Tweet of the week / year to date from @bevtgooden on Twitter ~ whomever you may be, you gave me a great big belly laugh in a week dreadfully short on them. Tis Mardi Gras tonight in Sydney town, once upon a time my favourite nightlife of the year. There…

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Full Moon Hangover

Welcome one, welcome all to the full moon hangover. How did that do nothing / say nothing / keep to yourself thing work out for you? Yeah. Me too, darklings. It is insanely difficult to simply keep thy own counsel when there are other people still populating our home bases and work spaces, fairly peppered…

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