Mercury retrogrades from 7° 45′ Aquarius to 21° 46′ Capricorn, from 11 to 31 January 2009. The back-end shadow period ran from 26 December 2008 to 10 January 2009, and the front-end shadow from 1 to 16 February 2009.

While I prepare my article for Mercury in Capricorn, here’s a recap of all the posts on Mercury retrograding in Aquarius to date. A selection is highlighted below.

Thematically, Mercury moving backwards through Aquarius suggests a way of looking forward by looking back, the visionary quality of Aquarius urging us to exceed boundaries and challenge norms, and to connect our inner selves with the outer world.