Mercury in Aquarius (which it has been since early Jan and will be until mid-March) is weird but genius. It forces a degree of lucid objectivity that brings about eureka flashes on a daily basis. Especially when Retro and with Uranus (ruler of Aqua) near the South Node.
Natal Mercury in Aquarius folk include Chopin. Mozart, Martin Luther King, Oprah Winfrey & Christian Bale. The ones born with Mercury Retrograde in Aquarius (like it is now) include Rihanna, Joseph Gordon Levitt, Steve Jobs & Janis Joplin. It’s a high-end, nervy electric placement for the Messenger God.
So sometimes i get emails from people concerned that them being born under Mercury Retro renders them in some way defective – NO way. Mercury Retro is the signature astro of many a poet, individualista and inventor.
See your Scopes for more the the Sun-Mercury conjunction strong now and over the weekend is pure, raw reinventive insights.
Image: Steven Klein – Vogue Italia