Saturday, 21 December 2013
The wintry sun a-bed
Late lies the wintry sun a-bed,
A frosty, fiery sleepy-head;
Blinks but an hour or two; and then,
A blood-red orange, sets again.
[from Winter-Time by Robert Louis Stevenson]
It's Mid-Winter's Day. The Winter Solstice. The Shortest Day.
It's all uphill from here...