Mercury retrograde

Mercury retrograde

As we enter the next Mercury retrograde period we are likely to see posts from astrologers offering apparently wise advice and warnings about mix-ups in communication, delays in transport and the like. But is this really good astrology?

Astrology calendar

Astrology Calendar December 2017

Astrology calendar This astrology calendar is in 3 versions. In order: Canberra Australia, Greenwich, England, and Washington USA. Scroll down to view your preference. It shows planet ingresses, planet to planet transits, planet stations, Moon phases, VOC (void-of-course) Moon start (VCS) and endings (VCE) and out-of-orb (oob) planets. 1. Canberra Australia 2. Greenwich England 3. […]

planet dignities

December 2017 planet dignities

Below is an ephemeris listing for the essential dignities of the 2 lights and the 5 classical planets for December 2017. The essential dignities for key to chart interpretation, receptions and aspects between the planets. 


The Water Bearer

It is understandable that those new to astrology would think Aquarius is a water sign. After all Aquarius is symbolised by the water bearer! However an important detail often not depicted in images of the water bearer is that the urn is held high, equal or above shoulder height, symbolising the use of reasoning and […]


Relationship astrology

Relationship planet Astrology can reveal relationship events in unusual ways. This morning my partner Alison caught her little finger in the orange juice squeezer. There was blood and pain. Fortunately nothing serious. Although I was in the house I wasn’t there when it happened. This is a very important point because in my horoscope (see […]

NZ Election 2017

NZ Election 2017

One of the oldest, and in my experience most effective ways to predict the outcome of a national political election is to use the horoscope for the ingress of the Sun, set for the nation’s capital. The 2017 ingress chart is explored here to assess whether it accurately predicts the outcome of the NZ Election. The […]