Category Archive: Astrology

The 12th House – It All Ends in Tears

Have you ever felt that someone was hiding something from you? Have you ever sensed that you were hiding something from yourself? An intangible itch, an elusive spot to scratch which can’t quite… Continue reading

The 11th House: Stark Naked in the Classroom

I once peed myself in the middle of a History lesson… and when I say I peed myself I mean it literally and not as an expression of how horrified I was about… Continue reading

The Midheaven and 10th House: What You Want to Be and Who They Think You Are

Who do you want to be when you grow up… and when exactly will you be a grown up? What to you is the essential ingredient which makes someone a grown up as… Continue reading

The 9th House: The Quest for Meaning and Purpose

Not all who wander are lost… so why are they wandering? If they’re not trying to find their way home, following breadcrumb trails, yellow brick roads, or lights at the end of the… Continue reading

The 8th House – What is Theirs and What I Want to Make Mine

Do you like it when I ask you questions at the beginning of my posts? Does it engage you, make you feel like you’re part of the conversation as though we’re having a… Continue reading

The Descendant and 7th House – We, Us, You plus Me

I hope you’ve been enjoying my particular (and possibly peculiar) take on the houses in astrology and how to use them while attempting to read your natal chart. I ranted a bit, raved… Continue reading

The 6th House – The Doctor is in…

What’s your attitude towards your body? How do you manage your health, your diet, and your other day to day doings, comings and goings? [Me (momentarily distracted from this post by a thought… Continue reading

The 5th House – Drama, drama, drama…

What did you create today? And when you created it did you demand attention for it, for you through it? Did you want applause, accolades, a cornucopia of ‘Likes’, did you #hashtag it… Continue reading

The 4th House – Home is Where…?

Where is home for you? What do you consider to be essential for a place, perhaps a thing, or even a person to have for you to feel at home there, with it,… Continue reading

The 3rd House – How Do You Communicate?

How do you express all that stuff swirling around in your mind… How do you share your thoughts, views, perceptions, observations, your thought out feelings, etc, with others… How do you blog, or… Continue reading

The 2nd House – What is Mine, Mine, Mine

What is me, me, me is often defined by what is mine, mine, mine. While we are not necessarily what we have… what we have is something which we may use to define… Continue reading

The Rising Sign and 1st House – The Face of Me, me, me

Okay, let’s try and do this a little less chaotically (if you happened to wander into my last post – How To (Probably NOT) Read Your Astrology Chart – you’ll know what I… Continue reading

How To (probably NOT) Read Your Astrology Chart

I love astrology, and I don’t care if people think the subject is bullshit or even dangerous… The above statement is both true and untrue, and subject to fluctuations, subtleties, nuances, and complex… Continue reading

The Thinky Pain of Mars in Scorpio

. “That’s the big challenge of life—to chisel disappointment into wisdom so people respect you and you don’t annoy your friends with your whining.” ― Marc Maron . Have you ever met (and… Continue reading

Out of the Mouths of Capricorns

Matt Mullenweg is the creator of WordPress – he’s also a Capricorn . The other day I received a comment on one of my Capricorn posts – Do you have relationship problems with… Continue reading

By the Grace of Jupiter in Libra

(image via Greek Mythology Patheon) . If you’re into astrology beyond the whole Sun signs and magazine horoscopes aspect of it, which are interesting in a fun way but they only skim the… Continue reading

Stepping Through a Virgo Door

. “I was looking for the key for years But the door was always open” ― Aravind Adiga . It really needs replacing, it’s knackered, it is glued together with layers of paint,… Continue reading

Because they’re a Capricorn – is not the answer to your question

Because they’re a Capricorn is not only not the answer to your question… but it’s also not the solution to the problem which you have with them. Blaming the problems you have with… Continue reading

Reasons to Avoid People

Avoiding people is something that I’ve been doing all my life in one form or another. If practice does indeed make perfect, then you could say that this is something I’ve perfected… .… Continue reading

Chiron opposition Pluto – When Old Wounds Resurface

If I change my mind one more about about the subject of this post, the post may implode before I publish it… but I wasn’t so much changing my mind as trying to… Continue reading

Jupiter in Virgo – Overdosing on Analysis

. If you have a problem, a puzzle, an enigma, a matter which you would like to solve, an issue which is confusing you and which you would like to clarify, a knot… Continue reading

It’s Just Not Fair! – a short story about Saturn square Sun

Do you have a sense of what is fair and what is unfair? Do others agree with you about this? If they agree with you… is that fair? Let me put it another… Continue reading

An insight into pain, its practical uses and personal meaning…

(photo : sshenry.com) Without shame, I consider myself to be an optimist of great proportions. Any way you slice it, there’s a generous amount of Sagittarian faith, enthusiasm and idealism pulsating through my… Continue reading

Stimulating Uranus – Wearing yourself inside out

Have you ever worn a piece of clothing which has gradually become more and more uncomfortable, every move you make, it chafes your skin raw, digs into your flesh, scratches and itches like… Continue reading

Astrology Tips: Making Friends with the Bad Bits

I have a friend who I can annoy very easily, and get them to react to me as though I was a Mentos dropped into a full Coke bottle, just by my mentioning… Continue reading

The Element of Heat

That was cold! Was it? Well, it certainly felt that way. But you knew it was coming, so you were prepared for the gust of icy dismissal. Still, though, you’re never really ready… Continue reading

Living in the Fifth House

There’s going to be a mix of astrology and not astrology in this post… you have been warned. And I’m going to ramble, but you know I do that… (and you also know… Continue reading

What Would You Like Me to Write About?

The other day I wrote a post about how blogs are people, how what you find on a blog reflects the person behind the blog who experiences all the ups, downs, and usual… Continue reading

How to Deal with the Mental Mayhem of Mercury Square Mars

. I keep trying to write this post… (seems to me your ‘trying’ is trying of a different sort and that’s about it) but I keep getting interrupted… (‘distracted’ would be more precise)… Continue reading

To find a form that accommodates the mess…

. “To find a form that accommodates the mess, that is the task of the artist now.” ― Samuel Beckett . Why do we like circles? Is it because we’re made of them…… Continue reading

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