This week was the Winter Solstice in Australia. On the 21st June the Southern Hemisphere celebrated the shortest day of the year; whilst the Northern Hemisphere celebrated the longest (in terms of daylight hours). Scientists and astronomers consider the solstice to be the beginning of winter (or summer). Because they use the solstices to mark … Continue reading The Winter Solstice Book | Gao Pengcheng #poetry
Today is the Winter Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere. The shortest day, and therefore, the longest night of our year.We have had a delightful time of it in Sydney this past week. Brisk mornings, clearing up into lovely sunny, almost warm days. Great for long walks, sitting in the sun with the family over a … Continue reading Winter Solstice Reading
You know how it is. Some days you just wake up in one of those moods! For no apparent reason everything feels wrong, out of sorts and prickly.After grumping my way through another wet, dreary, Sydney morning, I slunk off to the Art Gallery of NSW for one last peek at The Lady and the Unicorn exhibition.Beauty … Continue reading Winter is Coming…!
Jane over @Eden Rock Beyond hosts a semi-regular, when the mood takes her, A-Z of all things bookish and bloggish.After an unseasonal, glorious run of spring-like days, another bout of wintry weather has just blown into Sydney town. So I thought I'd stay inside by the fire and have a go at finding 26 bookish things … Continue reading A Wintry A to Z
Today, 21st June 2017, is the June Solstice. In the Southern Hemisphere it is the shortest day of the year; in the Northern it is the longest (in terms of daylight hours).In Sydney, the solstice officially happens at 2:24 pm.At 2:24 EST the sun is at its zenith over the Tropic of Cancer.For a brief period … Continue reading Winter Solstice