Tomorrow (Sunday) is the shortest day. At 04:19 tomorrow morning, the sun reaches its most southerly declination of -23.4 degrees which means it is when the North Pole is tilted farthest away from the Sun, and so we have the fewest hours of sunlight of the year.
Yesterday was the summer solstice; the longest day of the year and the shortest night. Increasingly I’m aware of the nature’s seasons and wanting to connect with them and so took some time to mark festival that pagans refer to as Litha. In more ancient cultures, the solstice was a time to … Read more