Find out what destiny holds for you for the rest of the month.

LIBRA (Sep 23 – Oct 22)

Ready yourself for a stimulating and exciting month. Although the ride may not always be smooth, life won’t be dull. Surprising twists and turns in your relationship during the middle weeks of October can be either exhilarating or upsetting.

This month’s memo: Expect the unexpected.

Birthday wish: Lots of affection.


SCORPIO (Oct 23 –  Nov 21)

The month takes on a contemplative tone, making it an appropriate time to turn your focus towards your inner world. As it is, your ability to delve deep intensifies around the 19th/20th. The outcome will be profound as well as enlightening.

This month’s memo: Explore your psyche.   


SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22 – Dec 21)

It’s a matter of who you know is more important than what you know. Successful networking in the circles you move in has a powerful affect on your cash flow. It’s thus a month to build bridges and make acquaintances.

This month’s memo: Meet and mingle.


CAPRICORN (Dec 22 – Jan 19)

Your career horoscope is illuminated and packed with potential and opportunities. It’s clearly the month to be pro-active about climbing the ladder of success. Don’t let power struggles or upsets during mid October discourage you.

This month’s memo: Persevere.    


AQUARIUS (Jan 20 – Feb 18)

Itchy feet or not, it’s time to pack your bags. It might be for professional or work-related reasons, to take a holiday or to explore the world. Extraordinary and stimulating people cross your path during the middle weeks of October.   

This month’s memo:  Spread your wings.


PISCES (Feb 19 – Mar 20)

Even if the material world is not high on your priority list, it’s time to focus on finances, in particular your joint resources. It could be a rollercoaster ride, but there’s money to be made. If you’re out of your depth, consult the professionals.

This month’s memo: Be money wise.

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ARIES (Mar 15 – Apr 19)

October is potentially a dynamic month for you professionally. Pour your energy into pro-active career activities. Your competitive drive surges on 19th/20th, peak days to chase your ambitions, but do take care you don’t roughshod over others.   

This month’s memo: Career on high alert.


TAURUS (Apr 20 – May 20)

Unexpected happenings, either disrupting or exciting, are on the cards for the middle weeks of October. Do not resist change, even though it may push you out of your comfort zone. The pros are likely to outweigh the cons.   

This month’s memo: Embrace the winds of change.


GEMINI (May 21 – Jun 20)

Having fun is what October is all about. Leisure activities, hobbies and socialising with your friends form the main ingredient. It’s a month with never a dull moment, far from boring, particularly the middle weeks, which are filled with surprises.

This month’s memo: It’s playtime.


CANCER (Jun 21 – Jul 22)

Your personal life takes precedence. It’s not only about creating a home and spending time with loved ones and family, but also about self-development. You’ll have to guard against moodiness around the 19th/20th, which could cause ructions in your love life.

This month’s memo: Personal growth.


LEO (Jul 23 – Aug 22)

October has an educational flavour. Seize opportunities to study new subjects, read about interesting topics and embark on eye-opening journeys, both physically and mentally. It’s bound to be an enlightening month, filled with mind-blowing experiences.     

This month’s memo: Stimulate the mind.


VIRGO (Aug 23 – Sep 22)

Your money horoscope lights up. There’s long-term potential for your finances to take a turn for the better, starting with small steps now. Draw up a budget, live within your means and save
rather than spend any bonuses and windfalls.

This month’s memo: Focus on finances.

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Horoscopes: Petra du Preez

Illustration: Rachel Nosco