The stalwart earthy Taurus Sun will push on in steady steps until the 20th putting practicality before wild schemes, though with temptations to indulge looming large. Unimpeded by major aspects until it reaches a powerfully expansive and lucky set of trines to Pluto and Jupiter after mid-month, it may induce a little calm into a chaotic year.

Mars will stay in stubbornly contrary Aquarius until the 13th producing a few arguments. Then it moves into Pisces till late June bringing a mellower kind of assertiveness. Mars here can give talent in dancing so swaying to music will be a better way of exercising and soaking up surplus energy.

In the final days the Sun joins Mercury and Venus in Gemini for a lighter hearted mood with much chat, swapping ideas and staying in touch. The energy will be scattered with much multi-tasking and not always a clear sense of direction.


1: Mercury conjunct Uranus in Taurus – bright ideas, innovative, outspoken, highly strung.

4: Venus in Gemini square Neptune in Pisces -romantic, dreamy, not realistic, can be disappointing.

Sun conjunct Mercury in Taurus – in mental overdrive, chatty.

7: Mercury sextile Neptune – kind, vague.

Full Moon in Scorpio – pulled in two directions.

9: Mercury trine Pluto in Capricorn – persuasive, deep-thinking.

10: Mercury trine Jupiter in Capricorn – confident, optimistic, bright chats

Sun sextile Neptune – dreamy, low energy, drifting along.

11: Saturn Retrograde in Aquarius till early July, then retrograde in Capricorn till late September – practical projects go slower, need for a rethink.

Mercury square Mars in Aquarius – heated chats, argumentative.

12: Mercury trine Saturn – sensible, practical chats.

13: Mars into Pisces till June 28th – dislikes confrontation, energy into creativity or imaginative projects.

Venus in Gemini Retrograde till June 28th – less socially outgoing, emotional hitches and glitches.

14: Jupiter Retrograde in Capricorn till September 14th – expansion plans on a go slow, need to rethink certain ideals, hopes or visions.

15L Sun trine Pluto – get it together, back behind the steering wheel, lessons learned and won’t be repeated.

17: Sun trine Jupiter – lucky, confident, success.

20: Sun into Gemini for four weeks – chatty, restless, adaptable, easily bored.

Venus square Neptune – unrealistic about love, kind.

22: Mercury conjunct Venus – charming, sweet words, tactful.

Sun trine Saturn – sensible, good for planning

Mercury square Neptune – evasive, unrealistic, tricky to concentrate.

New Moon in Gemini – get head and heart together to decide on priorities.

25: Mars sextile Uranus – inventive, excitable, not keen on interference.

28: Mercury into Cancer until August 5th – emotional way of speaking, talking about family matters.


Jupiter in Capricorn from December 2nd 2019 to December 2020. Capricorn is money-minded, ambitious, traditional, practical. In astrology it rules business and governmental systems. Can be creative.

Saturn: In Capricorn from December 20th 2017 till March 22 2020, and again and again July 2nd to December 17th – usually coincides with a time of some financial shortages and the need to push ambitions ahead with persistence. Puts a toe into Aquarius in late March for three months, and moves in for two years plus from December onwards – it is serious thinking, helpful for science, steadier emotionally though cold.

Uranus: From March 2019 for seven years in Taurus – changing attitudes to handling of money, possessions and resources especially in agriculture and our attitude to nature.

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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