The Aquarius Sun just off the wobble from the Lunar Eclipse (Full Moon) on the last day of January, heads for a Solar Eclipse (New Moon) on the 15th. Focus will be crucial since this one depends on challenging everyone to get their head and heart in alignment and devote themselves to a pet project or worthy cause. Getting priorities straight is crucial; and so is not being too ego-centred on selfish concerns. Over-confidence is a risk around the 10th though an inspired hunch a few days later will bring enlightenment.

Venus hops out of detached, flirtatious Aquarius on the 10th, gliding into seductive, sensitive Pisces for the rest of the month. Mars continues in adventurous, outspoken and crusading Sagittarius throughout, with only one blip from a marginally disappointing or low-energy square from Neptune after mid month.

In the final ten days the Sun and Mercury join Venus in Pisces, for a lyrical and dreamy few days. Effort will be needed to turn visions into a reality.



3: Mercury in Aquarius sextile Mars in Sagittarius – lively chats.

4: Venus in Aquarius square Jupiter in Scorpio – indulgent, frivolous, lazy.

7: Venus sextile Uranus – sociable, fun-loving.

10: Venus into Pisces until March 6 – self-protective about feelings, timid about expressing attraction, creative, dreamy, seductive.

Sun in Aquarius square Jupiter – upbeat, enthusiastic, not too realistic, lazy.

13: Mercury square Jupiter – promise more than can deliver, but encouraging.

14: Sun sextile Uranus – new opportunities, inventive, gets rid of tension.

15: Mercury sextile Uranus – bright ideas and chats.

Solar Eclipse (New Moon) in Aquarius – too many new ideas so needs focus.

Venus sextile Saturn – cool, sophisticated, charming in a serious way.

17: Mars square Neptune – can be panicky about plans not working, or attract glamour/publicity.

Sun conjunct Mercury – in mental overdrive

18: Mercury into Pisces till March 6th – artistic, vague, evasive, good intuition.

Sun into Pisces for four weeks – prefer to drift along rather than confront or be overly practical. Following a vision.

21: Venus conjunct Neptune – romantic, can be disappointing if not realistic.

Mercury sextile Saturn – common sense.

25: Venus square Mars – passionately enthusiastic, though not always sensitive about other’s needs.

Mercury conjunct Neptune – vague. Evasive.

Sun sextile Saturn – good for planning and practicalities

27: Venus sextile Pluto – seductive, sociable, persuasive.

28: Mercury square Mars – on a short fuse, irritable, outspoken.


Jupiter in Scorpio from October 11 2017 till early November 2018 – could be a money-magnet, usually good for business and joint finances, or attracting bonuses. Interest in secrets and what lies beyond reality in the hidden realms of the paranormal. Also shining a light on sexuality.

Saturn: In Sagittarius from September 19th 2015 till late December 2017 – serious about knowledge, education, legal matters, religion. Defensive about criticism, self-righteous. Into Capricorn from December 20th till 2020/21 – usually coincides with a time of some financial shortages and the need to push ambitions ahead with persistence.

Uranus: In Aries from 1 March 2011 till May 2018 – hyper-active, energetic, determined to make new starts even if it means upsetting people, go ahead. Then into Taurus for seven years.

Neptune: In Pisces from February 2012 for thirteen years – religious, spiritual, has resonances with Muslim history.

Pluto: In Capricorn for sixteen years from Nov 2008 till 2024 = complete deconstruction and reconstruction of global economic and commercial structures and systems, as well as major changes in way in which governments work. In past times of Pluto in Capricorn (approximately every 250 years) there was territorial domination on a grand scale by charismatic leaders and ultimately a time of culture, learning, justice and prosperity.


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