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According to the world clock on November 9th sunset started  in  Reading UK (16.24hrs) only 16 mins before  Seattle WA  (16.40hrs).   This small difference was noticable.   Winter  feels more announced by the Reading  daylight  in the UK.    Summer days are longer too,   Hoorah!

Snow is not part of the regular winter menu in Reading.   It’s only lightly part of the Seattle diet but they do like to make a fuss about it.   I gather there was some snow recently as this photograph by Jenn suggests.

Now please excuse me while I do some laundry in an Electrolux front-loading washing machine with 700 different settings and the capacity of a large hankerchief….

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2 bits of lovely banter on “dusk”

  1. Ix writes:

    As much as I love the dark and cold (I actually do), I am quite pleased that my current residence experiences dusk at 17:56 tonight, after an afternoon of sunny, 71 degree weather.



  2. Short days « Schrockthehouse writes:

    […] December 2007 · No Comments Our friend Wendy wrote a blog post on the days seeming shorter here in Reading.  Steve was curious just how much shorter.  Today we […]


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