Monthly Archives: October 2012

Darkness comes

This past weekend we changed from summer to winter time. Practically speaking this means that it gets light earlier in the morning, but the darkness descends around four in the afternoon. So even though it is dark when I get … Continue reading

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Last weekend we crossed the Baltic to Finland, on one of the Viking Line’s ferries, the Gabriella. We spent the whole of Sunday wandering around Helsinki, or Helsingfors as the Swedes call it. Churches abound, not least of which is … Continue reading

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The temperature is dropping. Friday evening cycling home I am chilled to the bone. Back in the warmth of our kitchen I check the temperature outside: 4.7 degrees. Autumn is here. These last weeks have been mostly a damp drizzle … Continue reading

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