Charlotte Hoather did a fascinating blog on Winter Solstice that I had to share. Thank you, Charlotte, for explaining it so well.
My Dad and two brothers have always been keen football fans. When we are all home for Christmas it is a tradition for us to all go and watch a match together. It is something we used to do quite a lot when we were younger and living at home but now it takes a lot more organising. One of the things I enjoy about Christmas is that you can inject a tiny little bit of glitz and glamour into any occasion. It was great way to spend the afternoon with my brothers especially as Manchester City won.
Here in the northern hemisphere the 21st December brings with it the shortest day of the year. This marks the mid-way point of the winter months; with the promise of a new year and with it the beauty of spring and the warmth of the summer.
If this is the shortest…
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