Storm Bárbara is here! Apparently we will be hit with high winds and heavy rainfall over the next few days. There is already reported flooding in Huelva. Good thing I have the winter duvet freshly cleaned so I can cosy up with the cats and stay dry inside. Also good thing I decided to self-isolate this week.
It was expected, but this month’s electricity bill (which actually covers a two month period) still came as a bit of a shock. Much more than any other year. About 100€ more. Not surprising as I have been mostly at home, well, since March 12th. But it made me realise how much I take advantage of other people’s AC! I mean, I am trying to be prudent, and don’t put the AC on until it hits 30º inside the apartment, then set it so that it ends up a comfy 27º (with fans on). And I never sleep with it on. But you know, before I would be out and about during the day, and often working in the evenings. Which also meant I had an income to pay the damn bill, but I digress. Continue reading
After a freak summer storm yesterday morning that included hail bouncing into my living room, we are back to beautiful blue skies and 40º temps. This is the hard part of summer because it doesn’t actually cool off overnight, might get down to about 25º, so you can imagine that sleeping can be difficult. I only use a fan overnight (no AC), which is mostly fine. But mid-July to mid-August in Sevilla are always the hottest. On the plus side my laundry dries in about 15 minutes…
How is it where you are?