The lovely pretty daffodils in my kitchen seem to think so:
However it is still February, so I suspect there's a little while to wait yet.
Not that I mind winter, as such.. it's just that this one has been soooo cold. I don't have gas in my flat, so have to rely on crap inefficient electric panel heaters to keep warm. Plus thermals, fleeces, fluffy socks etc. (current room temperature: 15° - and we won't get into how disgustingly massive the recent leccy bill was )
Two very important and exciting musically themed things this week:
The Manics are doing a mini-tour in May.
There's a new Radiohead album
oh, and the Brit awards, but that registers so low on my radar that it may as well not exist. As I displayed my massive lack of street cred during a discussion at work where I hadn't heard of any of the winners/nominees. No huge loss, given that I assume the charts are probably full of x factor type shite
Starting with point 2. Radiohead. Ahhhh! Whilst enjoying a lazy day off on monday, the internet informed me that... continue reading »
Things to do on a dull Sunday afternoon, having already wimped out of going kayaking on grounds of there being massive amounts of water in the rivers (and wanting a lie in) - take the bike out for a first ride of the year! (yes, I realise it's February, shush)
A small consultation with CycleStreets later, I decided to head for Hartpury. 5 and a half miles of NCN 45, conveniently avoiding any main roads.
Half a mile in I realised a slight flaw in my 'relaxed Sunday afternoon' plan. Strong, gusty and quite annoying winds. But turning back and giving up... continue reading »