Category: mercury

Mercury in Cancer

Settle back children, while I tell you a story… On the edge of the woods in a country far far away stood a village. In the village lived a hunter, his wife and their four sons. The wife was growing…

Mercury in Gemini

  ‘Because Y is a crooked letter and Z is no better.’ My Poppa used to say this to me when I was very young in answer to any of my ‘but why’ questions. I always accepted the response without…

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…