* monthly * horoscopes - november 2020
- aries : the ram - >> aries
march 20 - april 19
While the world continues along the same tramlines that bother everyone, you are more interested in the machinations of the red planet Mars, that even city dwellers will be hard pressed to miss. Mars won’t be so bright until 2035, so take a look upwards, anywhere in the world and almost any time of night. Crucially, having passed its opposition to the Sun during October, Mars resumes direct motion on November 14, having put many obstacles in your way during the past two months. Venus in a region relating to partnership sees your goals within your grasp, but you’ll get further with diplomacy and compromise than by playing hardball.
>> taurus - taurus : the bull -
apr 20 - may 20
It may come as a surprise, but nobody can be right all the time, unfortunately not even you. Those who are convinced of their infallibility are ultimately more of a danger than an asset to society, as the swollen ranks of deposed dictators born under the Bull will testify. Certain principles are worth fighting over, but minor issues aren’t worth the fallout. With the new moon in Scorpio you have the chance to make amends and to pass the proverbial olive branch, to those with whom matters have gone seriously wrong. Unusual and independent individuals are most likely to forgive and forget. But at the end of the day: nothing ventured, nothing gained.
- gemini : the twins - >> gemini
may 21 - june 20
Your sign hits the spotlight at the end of November. This may sound a strange way of describing a penumbral lunar eclipse, when this phenomenon has an etymology related to vanishing and abandonment. But when you’ve been hiding your light under a bushel for such a lengthy period, it is time for that to change. A penumbral eclipse is relatively minor and you might see a slight darkening of the Moon’s surface. But a total solar eclipse follows in December and this lunar forerunner gives you the chance to prepare. Sometimes you are right adapting your dreams to the expectations of others. Now, you should emphasise your own concerns.
>> cancer - cancer : the crab -
june 21 - july 22
The cluster of outer planets in your relationship sector, tightens during November, then finally starts to loosen its grip. If you were to hold your fist up to sky, which you’ve probably already done several times this year, you would see all these planets clustered within a space equal to this span, assuming Pluto was visible to the naked eye. Dates to watch for are November 17-19 when the Moon joins the party, then November 21 to December 5 with a particular focus on November 28. You have been through the mill where your love life is concerned, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel, that for once isn’t the express train you’re expecting.
- leo : the lion - >> leo
july 23 - august 22
Bar the inconstant Moon, that circuits the entire zodiac each lunar month and has given its name common currency, the majority of the planets are in the western hemisphere of your horoscope, especially once Mercury and then Venus leave Libra. Uranus at the apex of your horoscope sees you struggling to carve out a personal niche, not so much in your private life as where your career aspirations and other worldly ambitions are concerned. To be honest, you couldn’t work any harder, yet the approbation you seek remains elusive, except at home in your private life. You’re grateful, though it isn’t quite what you’d hoped. Not yet, at least…
>> virgo - virgo : the maiden -
august 23 - september 22
Tighten your safety belts, this might get bumpy. Alternatively enjoy where the cosmos takes you, since the only certainty is uncertainty and change the only constant. You can build up the balustrades in a costly attempt to safeguard your security, assume the brace position and hope for the best. But as nothing is actually under your control, you might as well relax, since any evasive action you take to get you through this turbulence, leaves issues around the corner to bite you on the backside at a less opportune point. As usual, the battleground comprises relationships, money and commitment. Probably, it is a combination of the three…
- libra : the scales - >> libra
september 23 - october 22
Your zodiac sign is the one most linked with relationships, so if you read up on astrology you’ll likely form the opinion, that partnership is a primary motivating factor. But just use your eyes and look around, to see many born under the constellation of the Scales, who are resolutely single and unlikely to be anything but lovers of their own company, certainly within the privacy of their own home. The idea of a disagreement disturbing the neighbourhood is abhorrent to you, no matter how natural and even normal on occasion. People who never argue need a different outlet, like kicking some blameless animal or slamming the front door in a fit of pique.
>> scorpio - scorpio : the scorpion -
october 23 - november 21
This is a good month for taking a philosophical perspective. This may be your own angle on life that you’ve developed over the years, or most likely a wider system of thinking instilled in early life, possibly even of a political or religious nature. Your parents and family played a large part in this, particularly those with a nurturing role, even if not biologically related. You’re comfortable with what you’ve always known, you are a fixed sign after all. Then someone or something comes along that blows your preconceptions out the water. This person or scenario may not be around for too long. Things could get quite unsettling during the interim…
- sagittarius : the archer - >> sagittarius
november 22 - december 21
Ideally, most of this month’s forecast would be about what will happen during December and over the six months that follow the total solar eclipse in your sign, scheduled for December 14. We could bang on about money in the meantime, but where is the point in that, since financial events are now inexorably spiralling out of control and knowing you, you’ll probably still manage to come out smelling of roses, or synthetic rose essence as an acceptable substitute. Maybe you need a change of profession, there is dedicated versus just plain behind the times. You may strike lucky with a small flutter, but don’t risk assets you can’t afford to lose.
>> capricorn - capricorn : the sea-goat -
december 22 - january 19
The triple conjunction that has been building in your sign since March reaches the closest it’ll get, at least for another seven centuries plus. Its effects have peaked throughout most of this year and it is unlikely, any element of your life remains untouched. This comes at the end of a lengthy phase of disintegration and decay, where everything without exception has taken the sort of battering you could previously only visualise in a nightmare. A few elements survive, while those that make it through early December will probably be with you a long while. Meanwhile, every ending means a new start, even if the transition is not what you planned…
- aquarius : the water-bearer - >> aquarius
january 20 - february 18
Stumbling through the bombsite of your subconscious mind, remind yourself no matter how dark matters look today, a light is being rekindled where you’d least expect it and cannot see as yet. The cosmos has in store for you the kind of eventualities that could never have been built on the structural framework that previously existed. You’d never voluntarily go through this grief and loss, the disappearance and departure of so much: people, relationships, friendships, ways of thinking and your perception of the world all feature. But in December, both Jupiter and Saturn enter your sign within a couple of days and you slowly understand why.
>> pisces - pisces : the fishes -
february 19 - march 19
Maybe you were hoping to meet your perfect partner and to be honest there is a slim chance you might, if only you can manage to work a little less and not make every decision based on its fiscal and monetary consequences. Material matters improve during the third week of this month especially, possibly through your dealings with a trusted advisor, who helps you with taxes and investments or digs you out of a financial hole. You may need to pay them for their services. In this age of isolation, alienation and lock downs, it can be hard staying true to your dream. Educational pursuits help you to mix and mingle, either online or in person…
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