Widdershins. This is another way to say something is moving counter-clockwise or something is moving in the wrong direction. It is a much more fun way to say counter-clockwise and is most likely something you heard one of your grandparents or great-grandparents say. Many people do still use it in many poems and newly published books.
Widdershins – adverb – Scottish. Taking a course opposite the motion of the sun. First used in 1513 and used in the phrase – “Abaisit I wolx, and widdersyns start my hair.” Which meant, “My hair stood on end.
In a left-handed, wrong, or contrary direction. I suppose this is sort of the story of my life. However, I have no hard feelings. Look where I ended up. Not a bad deal.
“Sometimes it takes a wrong turn to get you to the right place.”
Your place … or mine.. isabella; obong; GS; bharath; ingrid; snowmeltssomewhere; PLAINS; thirdeyeworld; Zoom; Bridge Crossings; Forward; allison; islandtravel; judith; keithgarrett; Arristela; paradise; nzain; vrunda; Jane; plaridel; Brendan; Teresa; reluctant; Jaya; Tim; wandering; sakshi; supreet; chinhooi; scribble; hope