Equinox Tipping Point

Half a year ago, on the opposite side of the wheel of the year at the equinox, life tipped wildly out of balance. The world was shifted irrevocably by pandemonia. Things felt uncertain, uneven and unsteady. As we move beyond the tipping point on this side of the wheel, the new season is well sprung…

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Sabbat: Imbolc and Lammas

Happy sabbat witches, as the wheel of the year continues to creak its eternal motion. Today is Imbolc in the south and Lammas in the north, as the sun crosses the midpoint between equinox and solstice. You may have noticed its celebration last weekend on the 1st of the month. The application of fixed dates…

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Me vs We : The Libra Aries Conundrum

As we walk into the new season heralded by the sun’s move into Libra and the equinox portal, we can leave judgement and overanalysis paralysis behind us. Virgo may always offer a giant vat of get shit done but it too can stifle our vision, drowning us in detail and nitpicky criticism. If you look…

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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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Mabon : Autumn Equinox

And so the wheel turns once more, this eve at 3.15am Wollombi time when the sun storms into the firebrand go-getter energy of Aries. Crossing the equator as he goes, the sun king delivering our equinox tipping point when day and night are of equal length. Our Northern friends begin to rise and stretch into…

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Solstice Gateway

And so the wheel turns, once more and again. In the days before we tried to squeeze time into a clock and calendar, it was marked by the passage of the sun and moon, the movement of the stars above and the earth and her seasons below. Today is the solstice: in the north marking…

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Saturn and Chiron Take Halloween

Realising he had a PR problem with his hard work / no short cuts message, Uncle Saturn took his local Hallowe’en party by storm when he arrived as Britney, werking and twerking the room. To his horror he realised that if he had put on a pair of hotpants and a questionable backing track earlier,…

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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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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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Spring Equinox : Ostara

The sun moved into Libra at the crack of dawn Wollombi time, heralding the true arrival of Spring at the equinox. The wheel creaks once more to Ostara, a celebration of potential and promise. In the north it is Mabon, the harvest festival that marks the completion of the high season growing cycle as preparations…

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