It’s official. The winter solstice is behind us. Matariki festival has begun. Shorter days are ahead. Not necessarily sunnier days but we are all surely hoping for brighter days.
And look at that, a signal from the sun, blasting through the winter solstice fog straight on to my very own rooftop. I think it’s saying, rejoice and take it easy for a few days. Can’t disobey a command from the heavens, can I? So minimal blogging, OK?
A little about Matariki, New Zealand’s own star festival. You’re never too old or too young to enjoy the stars.
Matariki and the Winter Solstice. A news article that won’t be here long: the 2020 event happened last Saturday, 19 June. Come next year if you can!
Stonehenge Aotearoa — an extraordinary place even in the concept
Stardome’s blog post about Matariki and the winter solstice — check their About page too