Supermoon Saturday: The biggest, brightest moon of 2012


Get ready for the moon’s most prominent, spectacular appearance of the year. On Saturday night at 11:34 p.m. eastern, the moon becomes full on its closest approach to Earth. This coincidence makes this moon a “Supermoon.”

The moon is reaching what’s known as its “perigee”, the closest approach to earth in its orbit – a mere 221,802 miles away. It will appear 16 percent brighter than the average full moon.

Compared to when it’s on the “apogee” side of its orbit, farthest away from earth, it will be 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter.

Read more here


Salmon Fishing in the Yemen – the book


Paul Torday – Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Some ebooks you simply cannot buy if you live outside the USA, Some software arrangement between publishers and the likes of Amazon. Which means if I do not buy the hard cover I and many others will not get to read the book, simple as that.

But I have bought and paid good money for a Kindle and I prefer to read on this device.

Sounds pretty unfair to me.

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen was one of those books (I have described it in a previous blog). So if you have the same predicament as I have here is a link to the book.