Melbourne, I love you!

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Melbourne❣️
I love how you wear your heart on your red brick sleeve
It’s definitely hard to say goodbye today, but it lets me know how I feel about this land & the people who have made this hometown visit what it was.

Leaving is 💔😢 & while endings are a natural part of life, Social Media has changed our relationship to goodbyes & grief. We may say goodbye, but we see each other tomorrow when we post photos of our ongoing lives: always here.

Home, too, is often a complex topic with colonisation, borders & immigration policies adding further complexity; eternal thanks to the Bunurong people whose land I grew up on & whose land continues to be occupied. Melbourne, you have my heart. See ya when I’m lookin’ at ya! 😎✌🏼

Avoidance is not a boundary

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Lessons learnt in the recent Mercury Retrograde cycle in Pisces…& lez be real, whenever we encounter gaslighting & ghosting on the daily. Avoidance leaves situations open to misinterpretation & energetic attachments that drain our energy.

Boundaries don’t have to be a hard wall, keeping out challenges that can ultimately be rewarding. They are flags of freedom, stating to all parties where we draw a line in the sand. They let us know respectful parameters & also alert us when someone continually crosses them.

Hard conversations are never easy, but they’re well worth it when you value the relationships you’re growing or moving away from.

Uranus in Taurus

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Although I haven’t watched it, the “does it spark joy?” question has filtered through. Like anyone listening to these Uranus in Taurus messages, I’m getting down, closer, to that which calls me, holds value & needs to go.

Where ever Taurus lands in your chart, you understand the desire to build roots, have comfort & long lasting material security. Uranus though, has other ideas & is forcing us to renegotiate our relationship to such things. 

Taurus wants to possess, hoard & maintain; allow slow change over a long period of time. Uranus wants to disrupt the status quo, abruptly freeing us from that which inhibits. Trying to control something so dynamic in a fixed capacity can only lead to a shuddering of secure foundations.

Being a conduit means you allow things to pass through. Like powerlines transmitting electricity, the cables & the electricity are not one and the same, nor are they’re trying to be. Taurus is the container for the energy of Uranus over the next 7 years; challenging our ideas of what ‘enough’ is, forcing us to identify that which truly brings us joy based on what we value & not relying on what worked in the past. #freshandnew

To be surrounded by less distractions, both inside & out, requires leaning in to trust in a more acute way. 

 

This trip home has walked me down so many memory lanes with friends, places, food & my eternal love: motorbikes! The fact that you physically can’t carry much stuff, that the wind washes you clean of anything stuck, that it’s you (& possibly one other) & the potential offered in an open road. Need I say more?!

This Uranus transit initiated itself last May. It’s underway, & will switch gears again on the next New Moon in Pisces. For those strongly rooted in their Taurean ways, I hope you can find your conduit shape so that you can be lead by the sparks that are illuminating your road forward. If personal earthquakes rumble & you’re aware of a need to control, right there is your diamond mine. Taurus is not interested in scratching the surface, we need to dig a lot deeper. Shedding the material has a deep emotional & spiritual component, too. Don’t deny yourself.

The road is open & all maps are out the window. Where will you go with such freedom?

Shout out to Sullo for lending me her bike & to Jessika Fancy for being numero uno co-pilot.

Queer Astrology Q&A

Queer babes ask away!

 

Queer babes!

I’m teaming up with @them to offer you some Queer Astrology guidance.

Hit me up with your queer-ies, questions, cross-checks and concerns.
Whether you’re Saturn Returning, your crush hasn’t noticed you, Venus Retrograde has already thrown you for a loop or that dream job is still elusive – the stars are asking to guide you.

Let’s hear it!

 

Submit your questions and queer-ie here!

 

Art by the magical Jessika Fancy

Touch the Earth

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Of all the adventures I’ve dragged my Sagittarian ass through, this trip is up there with my faves!

The dry heat of the desert, the genuineness of folks in Denver, the stories the Earth shares in Navajo Nation lands…& the welcome relief these Utah salt flats were after feeling gay-unsafe in Wyoming. 🙌🏼💓 Thinking of you #matthewshepard 🔥♐️🔥 .
As we welcome the Sun into Leo today, this Mars Retrograde is only gunna get hotter & dryer. If you feel like yr going to loose yr shit or bite the hook this month, touch the Earth & ground yourself.
Leo is about coming back into our most authentic expression of ourselves, without the need of external validation…but remember that fire is too hot to touch. Make choices that make you proud.
#thatlibraneye 📸 @jfancydesigns
#nextstoparea51
#ifiwasanalienidlandheretoo#anywherebutwyoming#sagittarianinthewild #traveldiaries#leoseason #leopride #leo #sagittarius#marsretrograde 🔥🔥🔥

Hermit life

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Hi frenz 👋🏼
Here I am in my hermit cave, smelling the roses & feeling out the shifts & changes in the cosmic weathers. #cantturnitoff 🌀

 
There’s a lot going on! I’m seeing & feeling the pain that’s present & surfacing for folks, both personally & collectively…& there isn’t one answer or one remedy.
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Good news is: we are amidst great opportunity for change & rearrangement. Bad news is it’s not a sprint race – it’s more like a marathon. Pace yourself, have snacks for the trip, keep hydrated & just. keep. going. No doubt you’re going to fuck things up along the way. Keep offering compassion & accountability in equal doses to yourself & those yr with.
🤜🏼💖🤛🏼

 
I’m writing in my hermit time, & would also love to hear from you as to what’s going on & what you might like to hear about, astro-post wise.
💫✍🏼

 
Hit me up with which way the wind is blowing for you & lez walk through this together.
🌹🌹🌹

#hermitlife #dontforgettosmelltheroses 🌹#cosmicweather #shitstorm #astroterrain#astrology #uranusintaurus#plutoincapricorn #saturn

The eclipse portal

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We’re walking through that space-time between eclipses.

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The stirring is real & the undertow is strong. What are you leaving behind & what are you walking towards? 🦋

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Eclipses ask us to let shit go to allow space for what represents authenticity. It’s not always easy & it’s often not smooth. Walking through the portal from one eclipse to the other takes courage to remain clear & true. It’s the razors edge.

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This 📸 is @jfancydesigns walking through a portal at 🌅 sunrise in #joshuatree

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💘🤸🏽‍♀️💘
#walkyourtalk #nowheretorunto#nowheretohide #eclipse #eclipseseason#leo #aquarius #aquariusseason ✨💓🦋♒️

We’re all born into stories

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We’re all born into stories. This continuum of life that we jump into & out of shapes us in ways we’re not always aware of, nestling our personal stories within a larger framework.

 
While preparing these #saturnreturnreadings I listen to music from the year the person was born. Not only coz it’s a 💓🎵timeless era of music🎶💓, but because it’s a reflection of the story they were born into, on a collective level.

 
All these songs are Saturn Returning now. 🤔

 
What was Number 1 when you were born? If you’re unlucky like me it was Rod Stewart 😂 & he continues to haunt me throughout life! ⚔️

The sky is HOT!

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The sky is 💥HOT🔥 right now!

 
The Sun, Venus & don’t-F-with-me Pluto are all in a cuddle puddle throwing stones at Uranus.

 
Mars & Jupiter are in #scorpio helping them scheme about how they can set fire to their ex’s house & not get caught.

 
A few “take 10 breathes then act” will help everything right now…but if you’ve kicked that ex to the curb then keep it that way.

 
🔥❤️ Passions running high can do wonders aimed in the right direction. 💓LOVE THOSE YOU LOVE ~ LAY ON THE LOVE TO THOSE WHO WANT YOU TO THRIVE💓 & don’t burn anyone’s house down – though burning letters & photos is a great act of release at this time. #kbye ✌🏼

Saturn in Capricorn realness

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Saturn, Venus, the Sun AND Pluto in Capricorn are setting the stage for the next 3 years.

 
As Saturn puts pressure on us to make responsible choices & Pluto destroys things from the inside out, this means not only cutting the bullshit & defining our limits, but also choosing things/people/behaviours that bring joy & levity, and reflect our authenticity. ✨🤸🏽‍♀️✨

 
There’s no sugar coating the next 3 years. Saturn & Pluto both in the same sign is a LOT. It’s heavy. You’re no doubt feeling the shift already. It’s a cycle that produces immense intensity, with ripple effects that last decades. 🖤

 
Saturn says “Do the hard work & you’ll be rewarded,”~ and in this there must be time for grieving & release in our self care & care for each other. 💓👁🦋