A piece of wood, some catgut, ebony: a violin.
Grapes transformed into wine.
Paint transformed into image.
This month opens with a wondrous eclipse in the sign of skill and craftsmanship, Virgo, which opens up the powerful generational aspect between Saturn and Neptune, rules and imagination. These two distinct energies don’t often work together — but when they do you get something really special. You get craftsmanship and fairy dust, you get art, or wine. The second eclipse is in Pisces, Neptune’s own sign, the sign of collective emotion, mass hysteria — and mystery.
Neptune in Pisces won’t make this aspect to Saturn again — for centuries.
For the collective, this month still poses dangers with Mars Furioso in Sagittarius, but we, as individuals, can choose a different way forward. We can choose magic and beauty and wine.
Pictures this month are of grapes, which are harvested this month across the North.