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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Mercury Cazimi : See The Light

The rather brilliant thing about tuning in to the music of the spheres is that they have distinct paths, behaviours and meaning. You can chart your life by it and rest safe in aeons of acquired knowledge. Any Mercury retrograde has three distinct phases. The first week or so is the kind of astrofuquery designed…

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Mercury Retrograde Intention Setting

It is hilarious irony but I like setting an intention for Mercury’s retrograde. Yes. Even though unconventional wisdom tells us about things not unfolding as you expect, a notion at devastating odds with intention. Still I have played around with it this year. It delivers. Start with what we know. The ruler of Gemini &…

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One Last Mercury Retrograde

If you have had one of those infuriating weeks where things just didn’t line up, well may you waggle your finger at Mercury stationing to turn retrograde. And now that Uncle Merc has officially started backing the truck up you can go on to officially blame him for everything else that goes awry, astray or…

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