Posts Tagged "solstice"

Wed, 21 December 2016 Solstice salute

After the long, dark night the light returns, and grows.

Tue, 22 December 2015 From Light to Dark

It’s the shortest day, and these long, wet winter nights can be trying. So I treasure the moments (especially if they are brief) when the murk lifts and light wins through.

Earlier today the weak midwinter sun lit up a flower in a bouquet enough to offer solace after another stormy night.

There’s also been rolling torrential [...]

Fri, 21 June 2013 longest day

It’s the solstice, so hopefully it’ll be a long, warm day.

I took this photo recently of a field covered in buttercups – it was a radiant sight. They are another one of the common flowers that I think are sheer beauty.
Or the violet – common, abundant, and sublime.

Simple pleasures are often the most sweet. I [...]

Thu, 22 December 2011 solstice witness

I took this image at sunset on December 21st, the evening before this year’s solstice.
The darkest days are upon us, but the wheel turns, unrelenting. Soon the heralds of Spring will appear.
Best wishes to everyone, and may you have light, warmth and friendship to ward off the dark.

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