Category: mercury

How to survive (and thrive) during a Mercury retrograde…

I’ve prattled on a lot in the past about Bali and why I love it – and the people. Possibly, though, the thing I love the most are the offerings. The process of constructing and offering the tributes is not…

How to prepare for Mercury retrograde…

Mercury, as we know, does this a few times a year. For dates and degrees, check out this page. Dealing with it requires common sense, flexibility, clarity and patience. I often tell people to act as if they don’t have a…

Mercury in Taurus

Saturday, April 1, 2017 Mercury in Taurus Moon in Gemini Miss T has most unkindly, and not entirely unfairly, compared my singing to cat wails, or Kali (Adventure Spaniel) howling. As I said – unkind. I happen to think that…

Mercury in Aries: Ideas in Action…

Mercury moves out of Pisces where he hasn’t exactly been complaining, but rather trudging along with a soulful no-one understands me look on his face. I’m not sure about you, but things have been happening when Mercury has been in Pisces,…

DIY Mercury Returns

Warning: This is a bit of a technical post… My Mercury is having a birthday today. Just like our birthday, or the day when our Sun returns to its natal position, is a recharging of our vital energies, when Mercury…

Mercury in Pisces…

When I was first learning astrology, I was told – by someone who should know better – that because my Mercury was so “bad” (yes, the word was used) that I would have had trouble learning as a child, and…

Mercury in Aquarius…

Mercury moves into Aquarius today. Yeah, so what? I hear you say. I’m not an Aquarian, you say, so it can’t affect me. Yeah…nah. The thing is, the movement of the planets provides the planetary or astro weather forecast for…

Mercury in Scorpio…

  If I were to say to you: can you keep a secret? Would you know just what to do- or where to keep it? Poison Arrow, by ABC. If you have Mercury in Scorpio you know the answers to…