While everyone remembers Russell Grant from his Breakfast TV appearances in the 1980’s, most people don’t realise that Russell was the first astrologer in over 300 years to present a horoscope forecast to a member of the Royal Family (HRH Queen Mother). Now dubbed the “Royal Astrologer” Russell has appeared on numerous television shows, including Strictly Come Dancing. He divides his time between London and his North Wales home near Portmeirion. www.russellgrant.com
August’s horoscopes brought to you by Russell Grant ARIES (March 21st – April 20th) August gets off to a romantic start on the 1st, when the New Moon puts you on the path to love. If you’re single, you will meet someone special at a religious, cultural or educational event. Keep your ears open for someone with an attractive accent. On the 15th, the Full Moon will put strain on your social circle.
LIBRA (September 24th – October 23rd) Joining a club, team or organisation is strongly advised at the beginning of August. That’s when the New Moon will put you in contact with some creative people. On the 15th, an anxious Full Moon will prompt you to take a second look at a romantic relationship. Someone you once adored could reveal themselves as selfish.
TAURUS (April 21st – May 21st) The New Moon on the 1st invites you to improve your domestic situation. If you’ve been looking for a place to live, this is the best time of the entire year to find one. Your career will require your attention on the 15th, due to an anxious Full Moon. It’s possible your boss will quit unexpectedly, causing more responsibilities to be heaped onto your plate.
SCORPIO (October 24th – November 22nd) The New Moon on the 1st brings a lucrative career opportunity. Getting paid handsomely for a job you love is very possible. If you’re happy with your current position, you could be given a promotion. Another New Moon on the 30th marks a festive party. Be sure to attend this gathering, even if you’re tired. Your spirits will turn to joy as soon as you walk through door.
GEMINI (May 22nd – June 21st) The opening days of August promise to be very busy, thanks to an active New Moon on the 1st. Take this opportunity to run errands, catch up on correspondence and reconnect with friends. The Full Moon on the 15th will bring a disappointing legal decision. Although you’ll be angered by this verdict, it’s important to pick yourself up and dust yourself off.
SAGITTARIUS (November 23rd – December 21st) The New Moon on the 1st urges you to venture off the beaten path. Being adventurous, enterprising, travelling overseas or enrolling in university are among the possibilities. A second New Moon will rise on the 30th, attracting an important career opportunity. Working with luxury goods will be highly profitable for you.
CANCER (June 22nd – July 23rd) A well paid position could come your way during the opening days of August, thanks to the enriching New Moon on the 1st. Any work involving luxury goods, entertainment or gambling will significantly raise your income. On the 30th a second New Moon will inspire you to pursue a childhood dream. Stop telling yourself it’s too late to achieve a lofty goal.
CAPRICORN (December 22nd – January 20th) A passionate romance will make the opening days of August a time to remember. If you’re single, you will meet someone special at a sporting or entertainment venue. On the 15th, the Full Moon will force you to make an ethical decision. It may be necessary to leave a job where you are being pressured to do underhanded or even criminal things.
LEO (July 24th – August 23rd) On the 1st, the New Moon will prompt you to change your image in a dramatic way. Take this opportunity to update your hairstyle, overhaul your wardrobe and go for a whole new look. A second New Moon on the 30th attracts a fantastic moneymaking opportunity. Being able to work overseas will be a welcome change of pace.
AQUARIUS (January 21st – February 19th) The opening days of August are ideal for getting engaged or married, thanks to the loving New Moon on the 1st. If you’re already in a serious relationship, take this opportunity to lavish your partner with affection. On the 15th, the Full Moon will shed light on some embarrassing shortcomings. If someone challenges your bad behaviour, don’t be defensive.
VIRGO (August 24th – September 23rd) The opening days of August invite you to kick back and relax. That’s because a restful New Moon rises on the 1st. Take this opportunity to go on vacation or retreat to a tranquil place where you can hear yourself think. By the time the second New Moon rises on the 30th, you’ll be in top form. Your enhanced good looks and natural charm will attract exciting opportunities.
PISCES (February 20th – March 20th) A fabulous job offer will arrive on or around the 1st, thanks to a supportive New Moon. Working in a creative field will bring out the best in you. There’s a good chance this position will involve world travel, which perfectly suits you. On the 30th, another New Moon will mark a turning point in a close relationship. Getting engaged or married is a distinct
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