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Cyprus, Stonehenge and Blenheim.......June 2017


Well, it is pretty much summer.

A trip over to Cyprus to pick up my god daughter Tiggy. Tiggy is over from Australia with her sister Daisy and dad Andy. 179 more words


Snow Shoes, Gripons and Crampons

Iceland is proud of their fables and folklore including the tale of how Iceland and Greenland were inaptly named.  But to be clear, Iceland in winter has plenty of ice and snow covering its wonderland. 235 more words


When is the summer solstice 2018 and how do Stonehenge revellers mark the longest day of the year?

Thousands descend on the Wiltshire monument to mark the longest day of the year,

But do you know why the Wiltshire monument attracts so many people on the longest day of the year? 307 more words

Why are the Vedic and Jomon Calendars Identical?

The Hindu calendar which comes from the Vedas of 1200 BCE has six seasons called ritu.  The seasons and their dates are listed here.

Vasant     Spring         2/18 – 4/19… 457 more words

Seasonal Observations

Darkness and Light

Christmas Eve is the traditional time for ghost stories and so I am offering the beginning of one.  It is also an offering to the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year that marks the return of the sun.  350 more words

Tales Of Sebastian And My Lost Youth

Everyday Acts - the Bread of Life

In PaGaian Summer Solstice ceremony we remember that “the Creativity that pours forth from us is Divine, Sacred – is what the Cosmos is made of.” 75 more words

PaGaian Cosmology

Winter Solstice: The Holly King Vs The Oak King

‘Things have to get worse before they can get better.’

With each passing day of autumn we lose daylight. However, as the Winter Solstice arrives, the shortest day arrives, and we gain more daylight going forward.

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