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Winter solstice

The Trader

Winter solstice

I find this time of year difficult. While looking forward to Christmas I struggle with the short, cold days. The Daily Mail tells me that this 21st of December “is literally and figuratively going to be the darkest day of the year thanks to a cosmic incident that hasn’t occurred since 1664”. Astrologers say it’s to do with the sun and Saturn lining up in Capricorn, making choices tricky and, because they may have long-term consequences, should be avoided. The Sun’s focus is on Stonehenge, where ‘an adhoc celebration at dawn (08:04 GMT) brings together England’s New Age Tribes’. Avoid.

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