Winter is coming 5: Defrost

This winter is horrible. Dark, rainy, windy. Almost no snow. Today it was at least around zero, so I decided to defrost the freezer. Putting out the frozen food on the balcony. For once, I was glad there was no sun. I defrosted it for the first time in over a year, since they put …

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Winter is coming 4: Seaside

The weather has since October been really gloomy with very little sun. It seems most of Europe experienced a very grey November 2014. Duffer climate? It is still comparatively mild weather. This fall I have so far only seen snow once. I haven’t been to the sea for some years, and December may not seem …

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Winter is coming 3: Outdoor furniture

Last night we went from summer savings time to standard time. A pretty daft system if you ask me, but I am not going to rant about that. One mnemonic for the problem of turning a clock backwards or forwards one hour is that “when you put BACK your outdoor furniture to indoor storage is …

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