The Year Ahead, 2018

2018 marks an astrological sea change. Three of the most influential planets will be in different signs, changing the dynamics at work in our individual lives and on the world’s stage.

It will be a year of great possibilities.

Why I am bullish about 2018 is that the non-personal planets will be in signs that work well together. This gives hope that some of the world’s problems will be tackled in different ways with better results.  And the same principle will be alive and well in our own lives.

The sea-change was triggered when Jupiter entered Scorpio on the 10th October last year. Almost to the day the naming and shaming of sexual predators began, first in Hollywood, and by mid-November notable figures in all walks of life, including television, media and politics, had joined the list.

Jupiter, the biggest planet in our solar system, expands the properties of any sign it transits: it is a planet of justice and ethics, and its effects are far-reaching; Scorpio, on the other hand, is synonymous with the taboo, the hidden and the mysterious, which not only i...

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