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Knuckling down to put work, ambitions and achievements up as a priority over extravagance, indulgence and entertainment, the Virgo Sun and Mars will insist that duty comes first for two weeks. Staying fit will also be on the menu with health-conscious Virgo insisting on an energy-boosting lifestyle.  Being overly critical and nit-picky over details could drain stamina and cause arguments for adopting a more laid back approach will help.

  Pluto will pose a few challenges on the 6th and 17th but will also provide the grit and determination to overcome them.

  A passionate, intense and secretive Venus in Scorpio will add drama to romance for a few weeks after the 10th. Then Mars moves into cooperative Libra after midmonth to be joined by the Sun in the final week. Finding balance will be crucial, weighing up the options and all alternatives. There could be indecision around with so much thinking and rethinking and discussing going on.


2: Mars in Virgo opposition Neptune in Pisces – can bring glamour or publicity or go the other way and undermine energy and forward gear.

5: Mercury in Libra trine Saturn in Aquarius – sensible, practical chats.

6: Venus in Libra square Pluto in Capricorn – persuasive, seductive, jealous

Mars in Virgo trine Pluto – effort need to overcome obstacles, but it produces super-determination

Venus trine Jupiter – amiable, sociable.

7: New Moon in Virgo – new beginnings

Sun in Virgo trine Uranus – sudden opportunities, positive change.

10: Venus into Scorpio till October 8th – passionate, seductive, charming, secretive.

14: Sun opposition Neptune – low energy, vague, dreamy, kind.

15: Mars into Libra until October 30th – keen on balance and fair agreements, though can be argumentative.

17: Sun trine Pluto – through recent difficulties, back in control, got a grip.

Venus square Saturn – separated from warmth, cool, workmanlike.

20: Mercury trine Jupiter – confident, chatty

Full Moon in Pisces – pulled in two directions.

22: Mercury square Pluto – stubborn, deep thinking, intense chats

Sun into Libra for four weeks – sociable, relationship-oriented, keen on harmony.

23: Venus opposition Uranus – emotionally unsettled, want freedom, not good for possessive relationships.

25: Mars trine Saturn – hard-work, requires self-discipline and grit.

27: Mercury retrograde in Libra until October 20th – hitches and glitches in communication and agreements.

29: Venus trine Neptune – kind, romantic, unrealistic

Sun trine Saturn – sensible, practical, good for planning/

30: Venus square Jupiter – indulgent, extravagant, frivolous


Jupiter in Aquarius late July to late December 2021 – tolerant of difference, enthusiastic, accent on friendships and group activities, humanitarian. In Pisces from May 13 to July 28 and again in early 2022 – kind, compassionate, generous, mystical, spiritual and creative.

Saturn: In Aquarius from December 17th 2020 till early 2023 – cool emotionally, curious, good for scientific advances.

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.