25th June

Welcome to the Eightfold Year. Every day a different painting will appear, along with moon phases, saints days, seasonal plants and other festive celebrations.

You can find out more about the concept of the Eightfold Year here.

We hope you enjoy this website. We will be adding content as we go through the year and welcoming your feedback and suggestions.

Onwards and Upwards!

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The Bendy Family Day Out on the Beach at Portmadog, Summer 2008: Jamie Reid

Moon Phases, June 2017:
First Quarter - June 1, 13:42
Full Moon - June 9, 14:09
Third Quarter - June 17, 12:32
New Moon - June 24, 03:03

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CURRENT MOON

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Fire Offering, Summer 2007: Jamie Reid

Saint's Day:
Eurosia
Prosper of Aquitaine
Prosper of Reggio
William of Montevergine

Festival:
Arbor Day (Philippines)
Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Mozambique from Portugal in 1975.
National Catfish Day (United States)
Statehood Day (Croatia)
Statehood Day (Slovenia)
Statehood Day (Virginia)

Biodynamic Gardening Guide:

Moon in Cancer: Set the moisture-loving and decorative foliose plants.
Perform forming pruning and grafting of orchard and bushes.
Set leaf vegetables.
Water indoor plants.*

Also on this day:

1678 – Venetian Elena Cornaro Piscopia is the first woman awarded a doctorate of philosophy when she graduates from the University of Padua.

1876 – Battle of the Little Bighorn and the death of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer.

1913 – American Civil War veterans begin arriving at the Great Reunion of 1913.

1938 – Dr. Douglas Hyde is inaugurated as the first President of Ireland.

1948 – The Berlin airlift begins.

1993 – Kim Campbell is chosen as leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and becomes the first female Prime Minister of Canada.


* more information can be found here.