The First Moon and the Lantern Festival

The Year of the Pig is well underway and with that extra little bit of daylight being so much more noticeable in the last few days I feel more motivated, more energetic, and more convinced that Spring is almost here.

The end of the 15 days celebrating the Chinese New Year culminates today with the Lantern Festival. As the name suggests, the streets are festooned with lanterns and families go outside to admire the first Full Moon of the year, which coincides with the festival. It seems we are all drawn to the light and fascinated by the Moon. Read more