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    today is the Autumn Equinox in the southern hemisphere , the Harvest festival of ancient times.

    Today the day and night are of equal length, and as of tomorrow the day will be shorter than night.

    Winter is coming!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Apocalypse View Post
    today is the Autumn Equinox in the southern hemisphere , the Harvest festival of ancient times.

    Today the day and night are of equal length, and as of tomorrow the day will be shorter than night.

    Winter is coming!
    For once you're calling something else shorter
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohanSlabbert View Post
    For once you're calling something else shorter

    you clearly aren't Happy.

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    Default Re: Happy Equinox!

    Quote Originally Posted by Apocalypse View Post
    today is the Autumn Equinox in the southern hemisphere , the Harvest festival of ancient times.

    Today the day and night are of equal length, and as of tomorrow the day will be shorter than night.

    Winter is coming!
    21st of March - No??


    Edit: You are right of course, Google helped again.

    .. and we start to enjoy the cooler nights and the log fires. Time to head bush
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kalahari Safari View Post
    21st of March - No??

    nope today.

    first day of Spring in the North, Autumn in the South.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Apocalypse View Post
    today is the Autumn Equinox in the southern hemisphere , the Harvest festival of ancient times.

    Today the day and night are of equal length, and as of tomorrow the day will be shorter than night.

    Winter is coming!
    Thank you Alex. Same to you

    I still think of this time of year as Spring, even after all these years here.

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    Alex wants everybody to dance around his Maypole........
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    I for one will not go near any "pole" involving Alex....

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    So OP is telling that for the time being it is better to make a deal from sun set to sun rise than from sunrise to sunset
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kalahari Safari View Post
    21st of March - No??


    Edit: You are right of course, Google helped again.

    .. and we start to enjoy the cooler nights and the log fires. Time to head bush
    same here, I also thought it was always the 21st of the months (March, Sept, June and Dec - for respective equ and sols)

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    Alex with a weather forecast of 34-36 degrees for tomorrow you must be longing for cooler days
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    So my birthday is super special

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    And to celebrate I opened my Autumn/Winter Alt Bier, (Laid down a number of weeks ago) threw some meat on the fire and put on Wardruna's FeHu and Helvegen for good measure.
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    Aaaaaah, wonderful..... only three more seasons 'til Summer!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Estee View Post
    And to celebrate I opened my Autumn/Winter Alt Bier, (Laid down a number of weeks ago)
    care to swop recipes?
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