hermit's eclipse: 5.52pm february 07 2008, stay tuned till November 14, 2012 for the next viewing
ancient greek noun έκλειψις (ékleipsis), from verb εκλείπω (ekleípō), "I cease to exist"
a combination of prefix εκ- (ek-), from preposition εκ, εξ (ek, ex), "out," and of verb λείπω (leípō), "I am absent"
At a Loss - This time last week I was down in Dorset, walking along this gorgeously leafy little footpath. The dappled shades of sunlit green were breathtaking. I was ...