Your essential guide to the week ahead from Citizen Femme’s resident astrologer, Zana Wilberforce.
Scorpio season is in full swing with the sun journeying through the second of the zodiac’s three water signs. Mars follows suit on 30 October, supercharging the mystical Scorpio energy with an emphasis on self-renewal. Find out what this period of metamorphosis means for travel, according to your sign.
December 22 – January 19
There’s an enveloping sense of renewal when Mars joins the sun in Scorpio on 30 October. You can make the most of this fresh-start energy with a seasonal wardrobe shake-up made for autumnal mini breaks. Here’s a few suggestions courtesy of CF’s October wish list.
January 20 – February 18
Mars in Scorpio is about to get your creative juices flowing at long last. This is a transit that favours intense passion and nothing less. Make of that what you will, whether you’re writing cryptic love poems or incorporating a new recipe into your routine.
February 19 – March 20
You will benefit from this week’s supercharged water energy when Mars joins the sun in Scorpio on 30 October. Everything’s a thrill under this prevailing Scorpio energy. Book a table at Sucre in Soho amid all the excitement and bring your new fling along for the ride.
March 21 – April 19
Time to lean into the mysterious cosmic energy with Scorpio season in full swing. When Mars joins the sun in Scorpio on 30 October, you may find yourself more introspective than usual. Practice the art of solitude with a solo city break.
April 20 – May 20
Romance is en route with passion planet Mars entering Scorpio on 30 October. What better way to harness this steamy Scorpio energy than a romantic trip to Paris? Soho House has opened a new outpost located in the former red-light district of Pigalle.
May 21 – June 20
Time for some rest. Mars enters Scorpio on 30 October which doesn’t have much of an impact on your day to day other than an excuse to kick back. Do so with a booking at Gleneagles Spa retreat before Sagittarius season ensues.
June 21 – July 22
Your creative projects will take centre stage when passionate Mars enters Scorpio on 30 October. Between now and December, consider organising a trip based on pure epicurean pleasure.
July 23 – August 22
Make time for personal pampering this week when passionate Mars enters Scorpio on 30 October. Finding little pockets of comfort gives you extra stamina for the working week. Cheval Blanc’s Dior Spa in Paris is the perfect place to carve out a little ‘me’ time.
August 23 – September 22
There’s a spring in your step when Mars joins the sun in Scorpio on 30 October. All you require is a short break somewhere sunny. Nestled in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, COMO Castello del Nero is the manifestation of your most sophisticated Italian dreams.
September 23 – October 22
When Mars moves into Scorpio on 30 October, you will feel compelled to tighten your purse strings. Bookmark faraway landscapes for another time and keep things local with CF’s monthly crib sheet of cultural happenings.
October 23 – November 21
You’re feeling energised with passionate Mars joining the sun in your sign this coming week. Naturally, you’re in the mood for hosting. Bedeck chateau Scorpio with these travel-inspired interiors before the nonstop dinner parties commence.
November 22 – December 21
Your best bet is to stay put and rest up ahead of the holidays when Mars enters Scorpio on 30 October. By conserving your energy now, you’ll be more than ready to see off 2021 in true Sagittarius style. For now, this sextet of artists’ homes-turned-museums await your perusal.