winter solstice 2020

five thousand years ago the same sun which will doubtless rise in a couple of hours sent a shaft of light into an opening above the entrance of a burial chamber in ireland at newgrange, north of dublin, causing ten to the power of five hundred photons to travel nineteen metres into an inner passageway to the centre of the tomb and, as the sun rose higher, the shaft of sunlight widened, illuminating the entire chamber.

as for me, i have finally arrived at my destination.

sound the bell seven times.

not now