Tag: Halloween

Mercury Retrograde & the Spectre of a Halloween Brexit

Halloween 2019 will be especially spooky: not only will Mercury be turning retrograde in scary Scorpio on October the 31st, but thanks to ongoing Parliamentary hi-jinks between Boris Johnson’s ragtag government and a bellicose, rebellious Parliament, the prospect of a No-Deal Brexit continues to…

November 2015 Astro-Insights

The end of October/beg of November is traditionally a time when many parts of the world celebrate Halloween, which is thought to have its roots in a number of ancient pagan festivals designed to commemorate dead ancestors and celebrate the death of important people. This period has come to be seen as the ideal window in which to practise divination because it is considered to be a liminal time when the “veil” between the human and spirit worlds is thought to become thin. With this in mind, I find it fascinating that on Halloween weekend, there is a Sun-Neptune trine and a lot of lunar aspects happening in water signs (you can read more about it on my Facebook page). Read more about what to expect from November.