“In summer, quite the other way,/I have to go to bed by day.”
The Ring of Brodgar as the longest day nears its sunset, 20th June 2020 between 11.15pm and 11.45pm.
The procession slips across the meadow/senses acute to birdsong,
The Moon will be Full on June 5th, with a faint penumbral lunar eclipse, and it will be New on June 21st, on which there will be an annular solar eclipse, visible from central Africa, northern India and China.
“There’ll be dancing in heaven/ On the night before the longest day”
The summer solstice this year was celebrated in Orkney at the Comet Stone, the Ring of Brodgar.