Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Day: 10 January 2020

  • Wolf Moon

    Wolf Moon

    Pagan Anglo-Saxons in the days before the adoption of Christianity followed a lunar calendar with the last month of the year was known as ‘Æfterra Geola’ meaning ‘after Yuletide’. So the first full moon after Yule, that ancient festival celebrating the Winter Solstice became known as ‘Æfterra Geola’. Tonight, 10th January, is the first full […]