Skymates, let’s talk Mercury retrograde. Mercury retrogrades are for sorting out details, and this one has a particular influence on our social networks. Mercury is about to conjoin Venus tomorrow, so the messenger planet will likely inspire a loving download. It’s worth checking in with ourselves, as we’re up to the last chapter of this retrograde (before it goes direct on Feb 20th). Virgo, Mercury’s retrograde through Aquarius is taking place in your sector of routine, habits and health. With this retrograde connecting to the lunar north node, you’ll likely be considering ways to break out of old patterns. It’s time to move on. This could be in terms of negative thought patterns, bad habits or vices. Virgo, you’re at the point where you’re ready for new alternatives. A question to ask yourself around this time is: what habits do I carry, that hold back my growth?