If you do not come across any enterprising traders in the village selling solar protective glasses or welding masks today, here is a safe suggestion for viewing tomorrow morning's sun & moon alignment.
The Cardboard Box - Pin hole Hat!
The event known as 'totality' is said to start at 5.45am with the full eclipse happening about 6.40am on Wednesday morning.
There is some concern about the reduction in solar panels energy feed to the grid over this period.
Unofficials have asked that we all be conservative in our power consumption tomorrow morning!