Cloudy

Sun sets about 6pm now and dark clouds bordered by edges of creamy white. Soon the clocks will be going back and we will lose an hour of light in the afternoons. It’s then I start getting very sad, I don’t suffer from depression, but I just wish we could hold on to that extra hour. I’m not bothered about gaining an extra hour of light in the morning. There was an experiment in the 1970’s in Britain where we kept British Summer time in the winter. They found that there were less accidents involving children because if they were tired this was combated by them being able to see traffic with the lighter evenings. I’m sure there are statistics somewhere on the net that confirms this. For whatever reason the experiment was ended after three years and we reverted to Greenwich mean time in the winter and British Summer time in the summer.

Why go on about this? I think the British Summer time experiment saved energy while it was going on. Somehow less energy was used. Maybe they should think about it again?

3 thoughts on “Cloudy

  1. We have 3 time zones here in Australia. Western, Central and Eastern. I am in Queensland which is Eastern and never has daylight saving. There is often confusion about the 3 different time zones. I appreciate the idea of daylight saving over the spring summer season and would be happy to have it here but sadly it is not going to happen.

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