Easter in the Subtopics

The meaning of holidays - or holy days - like Easter has changed and will continue to changes and so it should. Most people know that Easter was a Spring Equinox festival. Eostre was a goddess of renewal and spring. Eggs were a symbol of new life and the promise of spring after the harsh … Continue reading Easter in the Subtopics

We’ve got our seasons wrong

Australian seasons are all wrong. In the third week of July, I thought, Spring is in the air. 'Technically' it was actually the middle of Winter. ┬áThe application of the traditional four seasons too much of Australia can be questioned. As a kid, I was fascinated by the idea of the English trying to establish … Continue reading We’ve got our seasons wrong