Mars in Aries 2020

Mars ingresses into his cardinal and diurnal domicile of Aries on 28 June 2020. He will finally leave Aries during the current cycle on January 6, 2021. This means that Mars will be impossible to ignore as we approach the Winter Solstice and the Grand Conjunction. Mars is the Lord and scorching emissary of the […]

Read More

July 4-5 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse – Burning down the house. 

North and South America get the best view of the July 4-5 lunar eclipse. People in the westernmost parts of Africa and Europe will also view the event. However, most affected will be the US is ruled by Cancer and the fact that this is a Lunar Eclipse makes it all the more relevant. There are several […]

Read More

Solar eclipse of June 21, 2020

I discussed this eclipse about six months ago in my article on the Saturn & Jupiter Grand Conjunction which will occur at the Winter Solstice of 2020.  I recommend reading that article in concert with this one. The annular solar eclipse occurring on June 20, 2020, is an extraordinary event, even among eclipses. The location […]

Read More

The Importance of Scepticism: the Chart of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex

I’m admittedly reticent regarding reading the charts of famous people who are still alive, but my concerns are twofold. This article is written specifically for other astrologers if only to raise what I believe to be a legitimate concern. The wise astrologer is also a sceptic when it comes to received information. There is no […]

Read More

A Vast Image Out of Spiritus Mundi

As I wrote more than once over the last year or so, this was going to be an exceedingly difficult year and we are closer now to the Grand Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn on Winter Solstice 2020. This marks the nature, essence and direction for the next 20 years, with the various phases watched […]

Read More

Vernal Equinox 2020

Reading a chart for the Ingresses and Solstices has become a tradition here, following a truly ancient tradition. Because of these points are crucially relevant to the Solar cycle, they have tended to be a time of celebration across cultures and time, virtually universal. The Aries Ingress chart provides us with the Lord of the […]

Read More

The Great Year – Plato & the Four Yugas

The problem of describing the beginning and the end of Astrological ages is notoriously chaotic, yet it is widely assumed that this information is readily available. Nothing could be further from the truth. This article cuts a wide swath across the A colleague recently questioned my assignment of the current Age to Aquarius), when both […]

Read More