It was poised to be the most fascinating astronomical phenomenon we’d ever have seen so close to our shores – an 11 minute solar eclipse which would be the millenium’s longest.

Alas, we didn’t see jack coz of the clouds.

'huh? where got?'

Dar, Meow and I abandoned our Iwannagohome wander to see if we could catch at least a glimpse of something out of the ordinary. A darkened sky, a bit of chill – Anything.

Nope. Nowt. Nada.

Oh well, at least we had a good laugh with putting flower cushions on our heads and modelling auntie shoes.

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