The book I read that said that there are, on average, 23 cloudless days in the netherlands in a YEAR was not joking. Winter is pretty grey, cold, and miserable. Yesterday it snowed for the first time, only an inch of slushy stuff that was gone by noon, but still enough for me to wipe out on my bike on the way to work. (Hey, I’m a true Dutchman now, I ride to work even in the snow.)

Here’s an example of the weather forecast for the next few days (temperatures in Farenheit. Hey, I’ve made that mistake before…)

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