Your weekly horoscope for April 29 – May 5, 2024

Here's what's in store for your zodiac sign this week.

This week the red planet Mars marches into fiery, volatile Aries. Determined Venus joins the sun in stubborn Taurus. Eruptive Pluto intensifies events on the world stage – a volcanic scenario calling for the mantra: Pause. Breathe. Edit. Here’s your weekly horoscope April 29 – May 5, 2024.

Taurus, Apr 20 – May 20

As Venus and Jupiter, known as planetary benefics for their generous and joyous influence, join the sun in Taurus, the rosy glow of this celestial trinity conjures an image of Ferdinand the Bull in a field of flowers revelling in the delights of the senses. Enjoy this week’s party in your heart.

Gemini, May 21 – Jun 20

With Mars and your planet guide Mercury both in their most unrestrained placement, conversations could reach epic heights. But also unedited opinions, yours or someone else’s, may cause unexpected reactions. In which case, this week’s best outlet for channelling explosive emotions into physical activity. 

Cancer, Jun 21 – Jul 22

Too much of a good thing might feel like just the right amount during this week’s sensual transit, so go ahead: pamper yourself and the ones you love with those favourite luxury indulgences. Enjoy and relish every scent, taste, feel of a hug, sight of a smile, sound of a voice. 

Leo, Jul 23 – Aug 22

The theme of reinvention continues with the current astro-transit’s makeover of your work zone, professional aspirations and career trajectory. Retrograde Pluto could increase power plays in group dynamics, so if you can’t broker satisfactory agreements, try a different approach rather than attempting to force an outcome.

Virgo, Aug 23 – Sep 22

Been feeling a little burnt out? Venus suggests infusing more self-care into your schedule. No need to spend a fortune; you already know how to find the sweet spot between sensible and expensive with a spa treatment, massage, or simply slowing down and taking time out for a staycation.

Libra, Sep 23 – Oct 22

We are living in a material world, and your guiding planet Venus in her present placement is a material girl. And the planet of love and money, so this is an auspicious week to attend to assets, possessions, finances, and planting the seeds of what you want to grow more of.

Scorpio, Oct 23 – Nov 21

Headstrong Mars in its most reactive mode might tempt you to apply the sarcastic sting. But with so many planets in fixed signs like your own, this isn’t likely to attract the results you want, so refine that verbal toxin into a hit of witty wisdom that everyone can benefit from. 

Sagittarius, Nov 22 – Dec 21

The double dose of rush and fuss from hothead Mars and mouthy Mercury in a trigger-tongued fellow fire sign could make this week’s restrained pace feel frustrating. If so, take your impatience out into nature: yours is the sign most capable of observing and learning from her example.

Capricorn, Dec 22 – Jan 19

This week’s celestial emphasis in a fellow earth sign switches on your personal zodiac zone of fun and artistic activity, inviting you to a smorgasbord of earthly pleasures: wining and dining, dancing and romancing – just in time to remind you all work and no play makes a boring Capricorn.  

Aquarius, Jan 20 – Feb 18

With planet Pluto now retrograde in your sign, you may want to google those increasingly relevant lyrics from the musical Hair about harmony and understanding in the Age of Aquarius. Your current job is demonstrating the best aspects of the Aquarian archetype by introducing new ideas to the collective. 

Pisces, Feb 18 – Mar 20

With Mars galvanizing your money zone and professional projects with an injection of motivational energy, the force is with you for taking the initiative. But you’re not the only one receiving the red planet’s assertive booster shots, so carefully select your best moments to push, pause or pivot.  

Aries, Mar 21 – Apr 19

With full forward Mars in Aries accompanied by alert Mercury, this could be one of your year’s most inspired and dynamic cycles. Though it’s definitely worthwhile considering that while cathartic venting can bring a certain relief, best not to overdo it or you’ll really try peoples’ patience.

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