Day 20: Summer Solstice Celebration, June 2021

Day 20: Summer Solstice Celebration, June 2021

“Then followed that beautiful season… Summer…

Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light; and the landscape

Lay as if newly created in all the freshness of childhood.” 

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

Tonight / tomorrow morning the sun will rise at 04.31 – the summer solstice! Today we had a lovely little party to celebrate (as well as to celebrate Father’s Day!) 

 

My daughter Olive who is 9, and very into magic, made a spell table. She decorated it with elderflowers, and picked sage, mint, rosemary and basil to create a potion. She put a little pot of honey out because honey is traditionally associated with the summer solstice. Then she added different candles and incense. It looked so cute! 

 

 

The book that got Olive interested in magic is called The Green Witch: Your Complete Guide to the Natural Magic of Herbs, Flowers, Essential Oils, and More. (really this is just a book about connecting with nature, but making it about ‘magic’ is fun for kids). 

 

Even though the weather here in Kent was pretty average, we sat outside and had a summer lunch – meat cooked in the wood fired oven and served with lots of seasonal salads. 

 

Tonight we are going to watch the livestream sunset at Stonehenge. Due to the covid restrictions still being in place, Stonehenge have cancelled the summer solstice live event but you can watch it here. 

 

Did you / are you doing anything to celebrate the summer solstice?

 

#JoyfulJune 

 

Taking in the Good (write down three good things that have happened or that you have noticed)

 

  • Laughing at this Father’s Day card!

  • Enjoying seasonal summer food outside today. 
  • Meeting good friends for fizz and cake to celebrate a birthday. 

 

What good things will you remember about today, the only Sunday 20th June 2021 we will ever have?

 

Until tomorrow,

 

Chloe x

 

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