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5th July 2020: Lunar Eclipse in 14th degree of Capricorn

by Sarah Varcas 30 June 2020

      Reclamation of Independence By Sarah Varcas All dates are UT The final of three eclipses, this lunar eclipse in Capricorn begins a process of emotional repatterning in response to events and experiences over the past month. Asteroid Vesta in Cancer opposing this eclipse signifies the importance of emotional intelligence. We may feel […]

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21st June 2020: Solar Eclipse on the Gemini/Cancer Cusp

by Sarah Varcas 16 June 2020

    Silent Wisdom By Sarah Varcas   This is the second of three eclipses in this eclipse season, which also features lunar eclipses on 5th June 2020 and 5th July 2020. All dates are UT When we have a solar eclipse sandwiched between two lunar eclipses like this one, we often see a process of emotional upheaval […]

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The Astrology of 2020 Part 3 (and introducing 2021)

by Sarah Varcas 4 April 2020

      Waking Up To Our New Reality By Sarah Varcas All dates are UT When embroiled in the midst of a crisis, the longer view can sometimes help. Reflecting on how we got here, where we want to get to and how we can do so gives both context and meaning to our […]

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The Astrology of 2020: Part 1

by Sarah Varcas 6 January 2020

      Resistance, Choice Points and   Fresh Perspectives By Sarah Varcas   All dates are UT For info about Mercury’s retrograde cycle from 17th February to 10th March click here.   2020 is set to be a watershed year offering many opportunities for change and recalibration. On considering the charts for this year […]

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28th October – 20th November 2019: New moon in 5th degree of Scorpio followed by Mercury retrograde in Scorpio from 31st October

by Sarah Varcas 24 October 2019

      Healing Revelations By Sarah Varcas   The moon is new in the 5th degree of Scorpio at 3:40 a.m. UT on 28th October. This moon marks an opportunity to stop and take stock, turn within and ask some probing questions about what’s really going on in the places we most struggle in […]

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21st June – 29th July 2019: Eclipse Season

by Sarah Varcas 20 July 2019

      Returning From Exile By Sarah Varcas Eris turns retrograde on 21st July 2019 until 11th January 2020. Read more about Eris and what her retrograde journey means for us here 21st June 2019 sees a number of astrological events occurring in quick succession, alerting us to a significant energetic shift. At 8:27 a.m. Neptune stations […]

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16th July 2019: Lunar Eclipse in 25th degree of Capricorn

by Sarah Varcas 9 July 2019

  ‘Buddha in Blue’ © S J Varcas   A Time of Reckoning By Sarah Varcas   This is a partial eclipse. The time of greatest eclipse occurs at 21:32 UT. Eris turns retrograde on 21st July 2019 until 11th January 2020. Read more about Eris and what her retrograde journey means for us here With […]

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2nd July 2019: Solar Eclipse in 11th degree of Cancer

by Sarah Varcas 28 June 2019

      Stronger and Wiser By Sarah Varcas   The eclipse is in the 11th degree of Cancer and reaches totality at 19:24:08 UT This solar eclipse in sensitive but nonetheless dynamic Cancer brings emotional healing in its wake. In response to a gnawing inner hunger it unleashes emotional and spiritual nourishment to those […]

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Saturn & Pluto Retrograde in Capricorn until September/October 2019

by Sarah Varcas 3 May 2019

      The Shadow Illuminated By Sarah Varcas   What happens in January 2020? You may already know we have a big moment coming up on 12th/13th January 2020 when a conjunction between Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn heralds the beginning of a new developmental cycle lasting in excess of thirty years. Whilst the […]

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7th & 8th November 2018: Jupiter Enters Sagittarius After a New Moon in Scorpio

by Sarah Varcas 6 November 2018

      Emotional Renewal By Sarah Varcas Mercury turned retrograde in the 14th degree of Sagittarius on 17th November 2018 and turns direct in the 28th degree of Scorpio on 6th December 2018 (All dates are UT). Click here to find out what this means for you.   A new moon occurs on 7th November at 4:03 p.m. […]

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