(Oct 24 - Nov 22)

The more deeply you think about what you are planning to do, the more likely you are to succeed. There is too much at play for you to risk making mistakes, so bide your time and cover all the angles.

(Nov 23 - Dec 21)

You should be feel­ing more cheerful than you were last week but you’re still far from your best, so don’t push yourself too hard or expect too much. At this time of year you should be doing less and thinking more.

(Dec 22 - Jan 20)

You have many things on your mind and all you want is to be left alone to think in peace. But what you decide now will have to be changed later, so don’t make too many plans. Stay where you are for the moment.

(Jan 21 - Feb 19)

With few things going your way, you may be contemplating giving up. The approaching new moon, however, is sure to evoke your fighting spirit, not least because you will realise there is some­thing worth fighting for.

(Feb 20 - Mar 20)

Just because something you tried was a failure doesn’t mean you are a failure. On the contrary, your vivid imagination means you inevitably make mistakes – but for each mistake there are many triumphs.

(Mar 21 - Apr 20)

For some time you’ve suspected a friend or relative has been hiding something from you. Ask the right questions and you’ll discover what it is. They may not tell you directly but it’ll be easy to read between the lines.

(Apr 21 - May 21)

You can sense you will have problems with partners or loved ones. Use this knowledge to plan how to handle the situation when they finally go too far. You don’t have to be tough but you do have to be diplomatic.

(May 22 - Jun 21)

Because you like to set the rules it worries you when others have control over the details of your life. That’s the situation in which you now find yourself and you’ll just have to put up with it for a day or two.

(Jun 22 - Jul 23)

The pace of your life is heating up but you should have no trouble keeping on top of things. The sun in Scorpio will endow you with all the energy you’ll need. Using that energy wisely, though, is another matter.

(Jul 24 - Aug 23)

The way you talk to family and friends is important this week. Be nice to them, even if they don’t deserve it. They’ll be so surprised by this that you may be able to win them over to your way of thinking.

(Aug 24 - Sep 23)

You’re not one to accept some­thing just because an “expert” says it’s true. You’ll no doubt jump at the chance to point out where one such person has got it wrong. It may not make you popular but it’ll make you happy.

(Sep 24 - Oct 23)

Why do you fear the worst when anyone can see you have so much to look forward to?Perhaps it’s because you’re too involved in details to see the wider picture. Your future is brighter than you realise.