What is new in this view of Friday’s evening sky?
St. Paul’s Cathedral is in the dense heart of the City of London, but since 2000 there has been a bracingly open way to approach it: along the Thames in one of the river buses, then, from the Globe Theatre on the south bank, across the Millennium Footbridge.
Clocks were turned one hour forward in Europe Continue reading “Clock time and the wisdom of babes”
There is a place called Cheam, Continue reading “How I spent spring-equinox day”
The spring or vernal equinox is coming, on Monday March 20, Continue reading “Spring coming, Venus going”
Good morning, Tor, it’s your twelfth birthday, and also Continue reading “Groundhog Day weather”
Today is one second longer than other days. 2016 will be longer than other years by one day plus one second.
November 11 is Martinmas, one of the cross-quarter days, roughly half way Continue reading “Martinmas, Day of the Conscientious Veteran”
Today is Guy Fawkes Day in England, and Clock Change Eve in America. Continue reading “Guy and the clock”
The first time I came to this island universe was by walking, along the bridge over the void Continue reading “Venice and the Feast of the First Full Moon”