Solar Eclipse 4th January 2011 – Eros Calling

The Solar Eclipse/New Moon occurs on the 4th of January 2011 at 10.03am (UK). The Moon and Sun will be at 13.39 degrees Capricorn. An eclipse of the Sun is a paradox. In darkness we see that which is usually hidden. What is normally invisible...

Lunar Eclipse Dec 2010 – Faith and Beauty

There seems something magical about this eclipse falling at midwinter. The Winter Solstice takes place as the Sun slips into Capricorn marking the return of light. In Christian mythology, Christ  is 'the light' and he is the son . We adorn trees with sparkling...

Memory Eclipsed

I still have a clear memory of the first time I discovered what an eclipse was. I was five years old and sat on the windowsill of my bedroom window. I still recall the vivid purple paint in that room. 38 years and many...