Winter solstice, 2011

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7 Responses to “Winter solstice, 2011”

  1. Paul Renault says:

    “The longest night of the year”?  I’d bet that a few ‘Stralians would like to have a word with you…

  2. mtdna says:

    It’s not the longest night of the year, it’s the shortest day of the year. Duh.

  3. What a lady, what a night.

  4. subflor says:

     Do you have permission from  English Heritage to show this image?

  5. In the context of the religio-secular holidays that have formed around it, W.S. is not really a celebration of the longest night but rather of the cessation of night’s lengthening. More on that point here: 
    https://plus.google.com/u/0/116841128793104627176/posts/WZCUTmehNmW

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