Tag: solstice

Flaming June

Well, midsummer is upon us. I will admit that it’s been a somewhat strange late spring/early summer though. Spring seemed to come late, with many things that would start in April only really blossoming in the second half of May. Of course, this meant an explosion in growth as nature ‘catches up’ with itself by speeding up. Now we’ve had a heatwave, and a week of wall-to-wall sun. And would […]

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Merry Midwinter

Merry midwinter everyone. Today, the sun stopped slipping down the horizon and for three days, the length of day and night will not move. For the next three days until Christmas eve (sometimes it’s Christmas day) the sun ‘stands still’ (solstice in Latin). It is a time of great reflection and looking inwards. Today we did that… we gathered in the woods down the quarry and came together for a […]

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