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Author Topic: Eclipses of the Sun..............  (Read 871 times)

Offline antonymous

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Eclipses of the Sun..............
« on: 21 March, 2015, 07:47:30 AM »
........are they really worth all the time and energy photographing and broadcasting  and shouting devoted to them?
I have seen maybe a dozen partial eclipses and the big total one in 99, but yesterday I couldnt even be bothered to get out of my chair to take a peek. Am I too old for this world d'you think? Pharp
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Re: Eclipses of the Sun..............
« Reply #1 on: 21 March, 2015, 09:46:11 AM »
A good eclipse on a blue sky day is worth gasping about. It evokes primeval feelings.

But I was deep into answering my emails yesterday morning and didn't even notice that it  went dark outside!

And a schoolteacher friend told me over the fish pie last night that her thirty kids were bitterly disappointed...all lined up staring through their special goggles at nothing more exciting a solid flannel grey cloudy Sussex sky.

It was a bit of a flop here and all the advance media hype only made it floppier.
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