An earthy, indulgent steady-as-you-go Taurus Sun for three weeks will be joined by Mercury from the 6th and Venus from the 15th so it could be a sensual and sensuous feast. Taurus in addition to being pampered apricates security, both emotional and financial, so will be aiming to anchor everything down to suit their needs.

Mars will be dancing to a different tune in scattered, chatty and fast-thinking Gemini as it zips around like a firefly, at times over-estimating the amount of luck it needs to fulfil ambitions. Towards mid month the steadying hand of Saturn and Pluto will balance out any excess zeal. Then Mars moves into Cancer for a few weeks ahead for an excitable mood. Cancer is water and Mars fire and fire makes water boil so it will be volatile. Luckily Venus at the same time moves into calming Taurus.

Then in the final days the Gemini Sun picks up for a light hearted mood, with plenty of variety and little chance for boredom.



1: Mercury in Aries sextile Mars in Gemini – straight speaking.

Mercury square Saturn in Capricorn –  negative, focussed on detail.

2: Mercury square Pluto in Capricorn – intense, dogmatic, looking on the bleak side.

3: Mercury trine Jupiter – optimistic, enthusiastic

4: New Moon in Taurus – new beginnings

5@ Mars square Jupiter in Sagittarius – overly confident, flying into battle in support of pet causes.

6: Mercury into Taurus till 21st – serious, practical, wanting tangible result from discussions

7: Venus square Saturn – cool, sophisticated, separated from love, not indulgent.

8: Mercury conjunct Uranus in Taurus – bright ideas, inventive, outspoken

9: Sun sextile Neptune – kind, dreamy, vague, idealistic

Venus in Aries trine Jupiter – frivolous, sociable, indulgent

Venus square Pluto – passionate, persuasive, manipulative, jealous.

11: Sun trine Saturn – sensible, good for planning.

14: Sun trine Pluto – got it together, learnt a few lessons from the past and moving ahead.

Venus sextile Mars – passionately enthusiastic.

15: Venus into Taurus until June 9th – craving physical affection, hugs and cuddles, as well as treats, indulgent, possessive.

16: Mercury sextile Neptune – kind, vague

Mars into Cancer until July 1st – good organizer at home, inclined to be emotionally volatile.

Mercury trine Saturn – sensible, practical chats

18: Mercury trine Pluto – persuasive

Venus conjunct Uranus – emotional and romantic surprises, flirtatious.

Full Moon in Scorpio – pulled in opposite directions.

21: Sun into Gemini for four weeks – quick witted, good at multi-tasking, easily bored.

Mercury into Gemini till June 4th – doubly ditto.

Sun conjunct Mercury – in mental overdrive.

22: Mars sextile Uranus – inventive, dislike interference, excitable.

30: Mercury square Neptune – vague, evasive, forgetful

Venus sextile Neptune – good, dreamy

31: Mercury opposition Jupiter – confident, over optimistic.

Venus trine Saturn – good balance between duty and pleasure. Sophisticated.


Jupiter is in its own sign Sagittarius for a year from November 8 2018 until December 2019. Sagittarius is sporting, active, well-travelled, likes foreign cultures and countries; can also be philosophical, thoughtful, well-informed and narrow-minded.

Saturn: In Capricorn from December 20th 2017 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 15 2018; returning briefly from early November 2018 to early March 2019, when it leaves for good – hyper-active, energetic, determined to make new starts even if it means upsetting people, go ahead. From May 15 2018 into Taurus – changing attitudes to handling of money, possessions and resources especially in agriculture and our attitude to nature. Stays for seven years.  In Taurus for good from March 2019 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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