It’s been another difficult week. The scenes of devastation in California – the entire town of Paradise razed to the ground – the appalling loss of life and livelihoods were hard to comprehend. There was barely enough news space to cover the ongoing horror in Yemen and in Bangladesh where the Rohingyan refugees live in constant fear of being forced back to their persecutors in Myanmar. And then there was the Brexit withdrawal agreement - all 585 pages of it – announced on Thursday, and followed by a handful of resignations from the cabinet and rumours of a leadership election.


What was going on?

Clearly, every crisis has its own astrological signature and with Uranus squaring Great Britain’s Venus (the ruler of the house of relationships) indicating separation from and aggravation with partners, in this case the EU and Northern Ireland and Scotland, and Pluto opposing the United Kingdom’s Moon (the ruler of and placed in the 10th house of leadership and government) it is abundantly clear why we’re in the pickle we’re in.

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But yet again, we can witness planets demonstrating their superpowers when stationary, and bringing all manner of situations to a tipping point. Venus turns stationary direct on Friday, 16th and Mercury heads into retrograde some thirteen hours later.

In my newsletter, due out next week in its new format, I will be looking toward 2020 and the potential geo-political change we can look forward to.

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12th Nov 2018 - 18th Nov 2018

Mars enters Pisces this week, where it will remain until the New Year. We all have Pisces somewhere in our natal charts, even though we may be born under a very different Sun sign, so this transit gives us an opportunity to experience Pisces’ nature, it’s virtues and its vices. Whatever area of life, whichever house, Pisces influences in your chart will be a focus for activity on the one hand, and conflict on the other – Mars being the warrior of the planets.Ruled by Neptune, Pisces is at once the most compassionate and caring of signs, the most inspirational and spiritual, and also the most unreliable and week-willed.

Pisces people dance to a different drum, they hear a whole different melody, they live in the moment.

So, if you now meet with a situation that baffles you, walk a mile in Pisces’ shoes, and you’re probably going to find an answer. Maybe you’ll keep on walking or perhaps your intuition will guide you to the correct course of action.Everything is possible in Pisces land.


November 2018

Scorpio: You may be bidding goodbye to Jupiter but it’s not leaving the solar system. From now until late 2019 this planet of growth will be influencing finance...


Cooking Under The Stars

An excerpt from Woman&Home magazine...

Penny Thornton learned how to cook at around the same time she was taking astrology classes. Back in the late 1970s, her then-husband was a sous-chef at London's Dorchester Hotel. Then in the mid-90s, Penny, who was living in the US, had a ten-minute daily slot on the Food Network, combining astrology and food.

As Penny explains, "The relationship between astrology and food is based on the ancient belief that all things in the universe are connected. Animals, birds, fish and plants were all 'ruled' by a planet or sign."

Penny's new book, The Zodiac Cooks, embraces her two passions. It's an amusing and informative gastronomic romp through the zodiac alongside delicious recipes. So read on to find out whether you really are suited to spelt...

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