Horoscopes

Aries

This week the thrifty Aries may do an about turn, finding it delightful to enjoy new extravagances. Happily, you are blessed by modest financial good fortune. A new acquaintance should develop into a faithful friend.

Taurus

A partnership dispute could intensify before easing up. Compromise is the key, but don't give in more than 60 per cent!  A phone call or email from overseas may offer a pleasant surprise.

Gemini

Home improvements are positively accented, but stay within your budget. The time is favourable for taking on additional work.  A Taurus or Leo may enter the friendship picture now.

Cancer

You could advance in a professional organization, but don't be afraid to be a little aggressive. Rapport with an older person deepens. Accounting chores require prompt attention.

Leo

A shift in roles starts taking place with a romance partner or work mate. If travelling, enjoy a surplus of pleasant surprises. In diet and exercise make moderation your keyword.

Virgo

Your vitality peaks and you are able to tackle any work chore, no matter how intimidating. One thing you cannot handle is a showdown with a loved one. Bargain hunting could bring good returns over the weekend.

Libra

Restraint and a more conservative approach could help resolve a recent financial difficulty. Nip any work or family problems in the bud - it  can  get out of hand very quickly.

Scorpio

A differences of opinion could lead to a health debate with a family member or neighbour. Drop-ins arrive at your door through the weekend. Your writing talents could lead to profits.

Sagittarius

The accent is on continuity. Focus on present tasks rather than starting all new ones. Strained  relationships become sweeter when you take the initiative. Career conflicts end amicably.

Capricorn

Romance will thrive through the week. There may be some interesting developments in your work situation. Diplomacy is your present strong point, winning you plaudits in professional and volunteer organizations.

Aquarius

Romantic relationships become less intense and more relaxed. Aiming high helps you realize goals a little ahead of schedule. A brand new career opportunity may open up in the near future.

Pisces

The accent is on simplification. Don't try to complicate everything at home or the work place. Travel planning and educational pursuits are highlighted on the weekend.

Your birthday this week

You are energetic, passionate, suspicious, mysterious and fairminded. Quite simply, you are one of the most complex characters around. The spotlight is on financial expansion. Your energy proves a great help, but your suspicious nature may be a liability.