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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The Merc Rx Ripple

Did you feel the ripple in the matrix today, darklings? Hours ago Mercury turning retrograde added to the strange addled atmosphere of eclipsia, his stationing ramping the infuriation or confusion that has been the perplexing hallmark of this week. Well you all know my aversion to the pop astro hysteria that is oft attached to…

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A Better Strategy

As far as astrofuquery strategies go, let me begin by saying this is not one of them, gloriously illustrated by @thecountryclairvoyant and his post this morn on Instaglam. More than worth the price of admission, darklings. My old boss used to remark that the problem with having your head stuck up your arse* is that…

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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 April Antidote

Let’s just get one thing straight and take the bleating right out of it. April is a pressure cooker designed to get you hot under the collar. Whether you are fighting Mercury’s magic retrograde (he’s really just trying to slow things down) Mars agitating for change yesterday (he’s galvanising your fight but you are supposed…

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Time Travelling

Musing on time travel as the multiverse conspires once more to shift its space time disco through our lives. Perhaps it is the glut of spare days or the slower pace that immobility affords but my forward motion has stilled. In its place are long moments of contemplation, an abyss of ideas that I have…

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Retrograde Brakes On

If you have been fairly choking on the constant change of the last little while or longer, a cosmic let off is here. Ish. Since the beginning of the year we have had all planets in direct motion. For over nine weeks, through three full moons and two eclipses, nary a backward step was taken…

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The Charge into Aries

Certainly harsh words will be going cheap as Mercury breaks the watery stranglehold and charges into Aries in a few short hours time. A boon for bombastic manchildren in large white buildings everywhere *snore* Mercury’s move into Aries is the early warning bell for his impending retrograde. Of course it is not all ruthless outbursts…

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Mercury Direct

Trumpets please! Mercury has just gone direct in Sagittarius, so you’ll have to whip that off your Things To Blame Right Now list and bump the festivus feeding frenzy up a place. Rather it is time for feet to be removed from mouths, our tech comms to resume normal programming and carefully crafted plans to…

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