Buying and selling property

The people The querent (the person asking the question) is represented by the first house and Lord 1 (Lord 1 is an abbreviation for the lord or ruler of the first house). The opposite house, the seventh house and Lord 7, represents the other party. The people’s money The querent’s money or financial worth is […]

Malefic and benefic – the real meaning

Initial reactions If you find yourself reacting to the words ‘malefic’ and ‘benefic’ there is a good chance that nobody has taken to the time to explain to you what they really mean. Many people immediately associate these words with bad and good, something very judgmental and moralistic. While this association is very understandable it can […]

Bitter Greens

The headline of the front page article in The Age of February 03 2019 reads: Bitter greens: lawyers called in amid walkouts. The first paragraph summarises the sad saga: The crisis engulfing the Victorian Greens has deepened, with former Batman candidate Alex Bluthal calling in her lawyers and dozens of members planning to resign in […]

Money borrowed and shared

Often we hear astrologers say: The eighth house represents money borrowed or shared money. While I understand this is generally assumed to be true I don’t think it’s supported by good astrological logic. The person you are borrowing money from is represented by the seventh house and their money is the eighth house. If they give […]

2019 planet tracks

Planet Tracks 2019

This artwork is offered to the astrological community as a free reference for further commentary, and has relevance to different astrological streams, such as mundane (political) astrology, financial astrology, and natal (personal) astrology. The Planet Tracks artwork reveals a focus on Capricorn in 2019. The activity in Capricorn includes two solar eclipses, one lunar eclipse, […]

Trump withdraws from Syria

Trump’s withdrawal of US troops from Syria coincides with transiting Saturn opposing his natal Mercury. Saturn is the planet which represents pull-back, as well as associated meanings such as retreat, close-down, and denial. In a general sense Saturn is associated with bad news, especially when it makes a connection with Mercury, and there’s been no […]