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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Lost In The Fog

If you have ever been lost in fog you will know how disorienting it can be. Suddenly your markers drop away, the points of reference set in stone disappear and all is white as an ethereal mist swirls about you. It forces you to slow, or stop, as the standard belting forward motion may well…

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Freddy Mercury Retrograde

Well, almost. Our fleet footed communicator has shimmied even further back into Leo, switching his retrograde motion yesterday from a fine eye for the details to a heart based revision. I do so love a neopolitan retrograde, where we are offered a couple of options, ways and means for the magic to unfold. Travelling backwards…

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Mercurial Magic

In the face of rampant homophobia, blatant misogyny and shameless racism (just another week in the sad clown circus that is Australian politics) it has been easier than usual not to dwell on the tech fuquery that is the hallmark of the first week of Mercury retrograde. Seriously, who has time to do more than…

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Mercury Retrograde Side Effect

An interesting side effect of eclipse season that I have noticed as we tread the path between lunar and solar is the urge to purge. Suddenly there is no space in our heads or hearts (or on our desks and bedroom floors) for anything that harks back to a past life or a previous iteration…

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The Gift of Mercury Retrograde

When you become comfortable with uncertainty, infinite possibilities open up in your life Herewith our perfect mantra for Mercury’s merry two step, courtesy of The Connected Universe. His quarterly retrograde – yes it happens that often – begins in a day or so, which means the stationing point is now, likely gifting us each a…

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Astro Update: Mercury Direct

Hands up / rack off anyone whose life was not turned upside down over the last three weeks or so when our cosmic trickster Mercury was retrograde. This time around it was an emotional doozy, especially for those with key planets in Taurus and Aries (your mercurial tales of woe welcome below) or those anywhere…

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