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Wintertime: It's Up to You!

In Bavaria, we’ve reached this incredible time of the year where our nights are almost twice as long as our days. But if you think of this season to be awfully dull, dark and depressing, you’ve just not mastered the art of a cosy night in quite yet :) Here’s a list of must-haves and must-dos! 575 more words


Eiffel Tower Lights

The longest night of the year. Darkness. Winter. Rain. Snow.

I’m looking for, longing for the light.

A beacon from the City of Lights calls to me. 206 more words


A song for the winter solstice

On the longest night of the year of the last year of last millennium, I was visiting some friends and their family who were gathered in a cottage at Stinson Beach (years before I moved here). 84 more words


Day 355 In the Pursuit of Love (Winter Solstice)

Today is a day of extremes for much of the planet. In the Northern Hemisphere we have the longest amount of darkness (night) of the year. 323 more words


Shards of light

I’m just about to drive away when I see a brilliant copper light refracted through the glass door of our apartment building.

Shards of light reflect off the metal siding of my balloon trailer parked nearby. 178 more words

Lessons In Flying

Happy Winter Solstice

Today is the Winter Solstice, officially the first day of Winter in the Northern Hemisphere. The word solstice originates from Latin, meaning “sun” and “to stand still.” Holidays such as Yule and Christmas are celebrated at this time of year. 32 more words

Official Correspondence

Winter Solstice 2013: Shortest Day?

Winter solstice this year is December 21 2013. During winter solstice the northern polar tilt of our planet’s polar hemisphere is farthest away from the sun. 403 more words