>Solstice eclipse

>My druidic friend Andi has reminded me of the lunar eclipse tomorrow. He writes:

‘Be sure to check out the total lunar eclipse on 21st Dec. It will be the first total lunar eclipse to occur on the Winter Solstice since 1638!

Unfortunately the timing won’t be so good for Western Europe: mid-eclipse in the UK will be at 08:16 GMT, just as the moon is nearly set and the sky is brightening with the sun.’

Mind you, the sky was only just ‘brightening with the sun’ at 9am this morning, so it might be OK. Something to do while scraping the cie off the car, anyway!


About UncannyUK

I am the editor of Uncanny UK (www.uncannyuk.com), a website devoted to British ghosts and folklore. I am the former editor of Paranormal Magazine and the author five books on Welsh folklore. Just launched Apparition Developments, first product of which is Ghost Finder London - an app plotting 300 haunted sites in London for iPhone. I'm a highly experienced journalist and corporate copywriter. I'm an enthusiast on the subjects of UK folklore, the supernatural and antiquities and am fond of old horror and sci-fi movies, cult TV such as Dr Who and I collect Victorian/Edwardian magazines. I also enjoy weird art and macabre literature by the likes of M R James, E F Benson, Algernon Blackwood, W Hope-Hodgson, H P Lovecraft etc. I live in North Wales, which is a very spooky place.
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