Horoscopes for the year

Roll up for our star attraction! Nina Klaff shares her inspiring predictions for the year ahead.



Capricorn – December 22 to January 20 earth

Your ambition is admirable, but don’t let your fear of inadequacy and indigence affect your mood. Your giddy highs and draining lows can be tiring, so rest up and treat yourself well this season.

Michelle Obama, January 17 1964: “There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made”

Aquarius – January 21 to February 19 air

Thinking ahead can be rewarding, but make sure you’re still letting yourself enjoy the now. Your kind honesty and good judgment is commendable, but remember that your independence can sometimes make you difficult to decipher.

Audre Lorde, February 18, 1934: “Your silence will not protect you”

Pisces – February 20 to March 20 water

Your sympathy for others is one of your best traits, but be wary of being too optimistic. Your self-sacrificing is noble, but stick up for yourself, and avoid being naïve.

Lupita Nyong’o, March 1, 1983: “Human beings have an instinct for freedom”

Aries – March 21 to April 19 fire

Your pioneering ambition will make getting through the end of term and the rest of the winter months a breeze, but don’t get too impatient as you wait for others to catch up.

Maya Angelou, April 4, 1928: “I’m a feminist, I’ve been a woman for a long time now. It’d be stupid not to be on my own side”

Taurus – April 20 to May 19 earth

You have been true to your work ethic, and it will pay off in the long run. However, don’t let your perseverance come at the cost of your health, and give yourself a break, so you can enter the New Year in full strength.

John Stuart Mill, May 20, 1806: “The legal subordination of one sex to another – is wrong in itself”

Gemini – May 20 to June 20 air

Your adaptability is one of your best traits. However, it is important for you to prevent this from making you superficial: your tact is important, but don’t be afraid of letting your guard down.

Laverne Cox, May 29, 1984: “Who you are authentically is alright” 

Cancer – June 21 to July 22 water

Your sensitivity is heartwarming, and you enjoy spending time at home, wherever you feel that is, so this winter is the perfect time for you to settle down. Don’t let your love of traditions get in the way of trying something new – you’re in control of your opportunities.

Malala Yousafzai, July 12 ,1997: “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful”

Leo – July 23 to August 21 fire

Your ebullient personality and self-confidence means people are always happy to be around you. Let your heart be as full of love as it can be this winter, and no matter how much you enjoy it, try to steer clear of any drama.

Kate Bush, July 30, 1958: “I think quotes are very dangerous things”

Virgo – August 22 through September 22 earth

Your strong planning and organizational skills will prevent you from getting overwhelmed by your busy social schedule. Keep exercising your intellect so that there are no unpleasant surprises in the New Year, but try not to over-analyze.

Chimamamanda Ngozi Adichie, September 15, 1977: “Culture does not make people. People make culture.”

Libra – September 23- October 22 air

Your intuition often serves you well, but be patient and avoid letting your foresight alter the way things turn out. Your sense of justice will be tested this winter, but your peaceful nature will prevail.

Desmond Tutu, October 7, 1931: “If you are silent in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor”

Water Scorpio – October 23- November 21 water

Your determination will allow you to persevere in any difficult times ahead, but that doesn’t mean you’re invincible. Make sure you prepare yourself for any disappointments and be proud of your self-control.

Margaret Atwood, November 18, 1939: “Don’t let the bastards grind you down”

Sagittarius – November 22 to December 21 fire

The winter blues are no match for your fearlessness. Your kind and gentle energy will be of great comfort to others over the coming months, and your outspoken directness will help those around you to heal.

Sojourner Truth, November 26, 1883: “Truth is powerful and it prevails”

These fabulous horoscopes first featured in print in Issue 12. Collage by Joy Molan.

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