November 2018

The ultra-determined, secretive, emotionally intense Scorpio Sun will plough ahead with dreams intact and in a problem-solving mood for three weeks. It doesn’t play too well with Mars in contrary and airy Aquarius but there won’t be too many clashes. Mars will be alternately passionately enthusiastic and freedom-seeking till mid month.

The major astro-news is expansive, lucky Jupiter moving into its own sign of Sagittarius from the 8th. Jupiter stays a year per sign and hasn’t been here for 12 years, so there will be a definite gear shift into a more adventurous phase with opinions being handed out freely and frankly, and a risk of self-righteousness. But travel will be well-starred as well.

Mars moves down a gear into Pisces from mid month till January 1st so will be less argumentative, more creative, favouring dance and yoga, and being more helpful.  Though an over confident push on the 20th may not be too realistic.

Mid month also Venus goes direct in Libra for a sunnier, sociable phase ahead; and Mercury goes retrograde for three weeks accompanied by the usual communication hitches and glitches.

The Sun in the final weeks joins Jupiter in Sagittarius for an upbeat finish to the month with high hopes, general good feelings though promises may be made which can’t be delivered since Fire energy isn’t always practical.


6: Sun in Scorpio trine Neptune in Pisces – vague, kind, idealistic, dreamy.

Uranus retrogrades into Aries until early March 2019 – excitable, go-ahead, rebellious.

7: New Moon in Scorpio – new beginnings.

8: Jupiter into Sagittarius till early December 2019 – thoughtful, well-informed, opinionated, likes to travel.

9: Venus in Libra trine Mars in Aquarius – charmingly assertive, go-ahead.

11: Sun sextile Pluto in Capricorn – get-it-together time, problems solved, lessons learnt, move on.

15: Mars sextile Uranus – pro-active, dislikes interference, inventive.

Mars into Pisces till January 1st – emotional, prefers to operate out of sight, energy into artistic expression.

16: Venus direct in Libra – less inward looking, more sociable and romantic.

17: Mercury retrograde in Sagittarius till December 6th – irksome delays in communications.

20: Mars square Jupiter – opportunistic, looks before it leaps, lively.

22: Sun into Sagittarius for four weeks – outgoing, active, sporty, talkative.

25: Full Moon in Gemini – pulled in two directions.

25: Neptune direct in Pisces – subtle shift, less introspective, visions can be pushed forward.

26: Sun conjunct Jupiter – good news, confidence surge, can be lazy but with effort can bring solid results.

Mercury square Mars – argumentative, outspoken.

27: Sun conjunct Mercury – in mental overdrive, talking fast.

Mars sextile Saturn in Capricorn – requires perseverance to get results.

Mercury conjunct Jupiter – morale boosting, confident chats.



Jupiter in Scorpio from October 11 2017 till November 8 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. Then into its own sign Sagittarius for a year.  Sagittarius is sporting, active, well-traveled, 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 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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