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Share Your Story • Nick Smyyth • December 2, 2012

Canopy of the heavens

As a child from the age of about 6 or 7, I used to lie on my back in the garden, even on a cold winter's night, with an ancient pair of binoculars that had been used in the Crimean War, to marvel at the moon and stars. I have been hooked ever since!

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