Sigh. More brinksmanship is promised in 2020 with the new EU chief Ursula von der Leyen saying 11 months isn’t long enough to agree a deal on the UK’s future relationship with the EU. The UK sort-of leaves the EU on 31 January 2020 and will remain in the customs union and single market until the end of the year, with an option to stay within those arrangements for a further two years. If there isn’t a deal in place on trade there would be major disruption to the UK economy, with tariffs and quantity restrictions being immediately applied to goods being sold into the EU market.
Boris, au naturellement, is grandstanding his refusal from the sunny Caribbean and swearing it’ll all be done and dusted satisfactorily within the year. Though I do faintly recollect a do-or-die-in-a-ditch proclamation last year from which came and went with a blink.
What is interesting astrologically is there is a “moment of truth” written into the agreement for 1 July, by which time both sides will need to have agreed on prolonging the transition period or face running out of time. That is within days of the one eclipse in 2020, a Lunar, which affects the UK and Boris’s chart at 13 degrees Capricorn/Cancer. So it will be a critical point.
That 5 July 2020 Lunar Eclipse located to London has an indecisive/confused Neptune exactly on the Midheaven and the Full Moon sitting across the Ascendant/Descendant. Planets on the angles suggest significant events will occur and follow.
That’s also almost exactly (Boris’s birth time being accurate) at the point where his Solar Arc MC is conjunct his Uranus for a jolting change of direction. Before then he’ll have a run of downbeat transits with tr Saturn in Aquarius from late March to early April squaring his Moon, repeating from mid June into early July and again in .late December though at that final hit it will have Jupiter beside it then so will be less discouraging. The Moon in a politician’s chart can indicate his relationship with the public as well as his personal life. Saturn doesn’t suggest popularity. Tr Saturn is also trine his afflicted focal point Mars in Gemini from early April to mid June which will be an uphill and bad-tempered struggle against obstacles and setbacks. He will have some confident phases – late January to late February, July and August, late November to late December 2020 with tr Pluto trine his Mars/Jupiter midpoint though that’s mild enough.
Ursula von der Leyen is no mean negotiator up against him since she also has a do-or-die-determined Mars in Gemini square Pluto in Virgo, so she won’t budge easy.
Anyways I thought the mid year Eclipse was worth mentioning and remembering when it comes round. Just as we all thought (delusionally hoped) – remainers and brexiteers alike – that at least the deed was done and we could get on with life in some form – mais non. More dragged-out political jousting.