There are sure signs that spring is on its way and, once again, we’ll be blessed with sunny days. The ‘astronomical’ season of spring is marked by the spring equinox (also known as vernal equinox) when the path of the sun aligns with the equator. Meaning “equality of night and day” in Latin, the spring equinox falls on March 20th this year. Spring continues in the northern hemisphere until the…

    As we edge closer to Christmas and make sure we’ve got everything ready for the big day, you may be aware that we’re also approaching the winter solstice on Monday 21st December. But what do you actually know about it? Other than the obvious being the shortest day of the year, which many of you would love to see come and go as quickly possible, the winter solstice…