Month: May 2011

Crisis and transformation – Pluto transiting the angles

In September 2006 Pluto was demoted to dwarf planet status by a scientific conference in the Czech Republic, which put it on a par with Ceres, the largest asteroid discovered in 1800 and considered for many years to be a planet. I don’t know whether Pluto was offended or not, but it certainly made an impact, when it moved into Capricorn in 2008. By September of that year Lehman Brothers crashed along with the whole of the American economy. Three years later the economies of the western world are still in crisis with whole nations – Greece, Portugal, Spain – teetering on the brink of the abyss. Vast unemployment has been the result, and huge bailouts of major industries and banks have exposed the power gap between the rich and privileged and the ordinary citizen. Pluto in Capricorn rules, right? Read More

Opening to the spirit – Neptune transiting the Angles

The entry of Neptune into Pisces here in March 2011 is an amazing event…
The first time it has happened since Neptune’s discovery in 1846 and subsequent entry in Pisces in 1848, which was a year of social revolution all around the world. Neptune in Aquarius, the sign it entered back in 1998, brought the vast virtual world of the internet to people worldwide, ending with the phenomenon of social networking and Facebook “friends”. This was the period when virtually everyone bought a mobile phone, even in so-called undeveloped countries, and united across time and space.

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