The Astronomers Den

It’s Cold outside.  Really cold.  3 Centimetres of ice on the pond cold.

The sky though, is stunning.

Really Stunning.

I knew it would be.  The winter Sun had watched me at work all day from a clear blue sky.

It’s just after seven and above is a sky that holds you in stunned silence.  Clear, crisp, still, full of stars, a sharp moon casts its waxing gibbous light over the spreading frost and catches the moist breath escaping from the scarf wrapped around my face.  It is beautiful almost beyond description.

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