Posts Tagged: solstice

Obligatory End-of-Year-Cheer Post

This morning at 6:30 the winter solstice, the original reason of the season, occurred. Which makes today a pretty fine day to share my annual end of year cheer. Since I once again can’t be arsed to brew up a nifty card, so, uhm, well: Photo credit: Hey you get out of my !!!!! by… Read more »

The reason for the season

Today at 12:04 GMT, the sun was at its greatest distance from the equator. In other words, today is the shortest day of the year. Which is probably the reason why it’s the season to be jolly. Christmas, as we know it, is a fine selection of pre-Christian, pagan rites and celebrations usurped by the… Read more »