Solstice sunrise at Stonehenge

Despite the weather, hundreds of druids and pagans still flocked to Stonehenge to celebrate the winter solstice. The ceremony to mark the shortest day of the year, began at 7:30am today, celebrating the first dawn after the darkest day.

Peter Carson, head of Stonehenge, said: “It’s not just those that see Stonehenge as a spiritual [...]

Why is Friday the 13th unlucky?

In any year there will be a Friday the 13th, and in 2009 there have been 3 – the most possible in a single year and something that won’t happen again until 2015. So we thought that it merited a closer look.

There is no written documentation of Friday the 13th being unlucky until the [...]