The problem with reading blogs from all over the world is the whole hemisphere thing I was trying to explain to Tannah recently.
I'm reading about people sweltering and having air-conditioning on and 4th of July holiday picnics. While I am packing beanies for the kids and scraping ice of my car and listening to Harper sick with bronchiolitis..again.
Oh how I am a creature of heat. I love warm days and hot days and nights that you need to sleep under a fan. I love hats and sunscreen and singlets and thongs. I love stone fruit and berries. I love cold beer on warm afternoons and sunset after bedtime. I love drying my washing outside, and there only being one layer of clothes to wash. I love to swim. Pool, beach, wherever!
But I also love the end of winter when you get that first taste of spring. Those first few days when it is not totally icy and you know that soon it will be warm. When the sun starts setting that little bit later and rising that little bit earlier. When I lived in Queensland you didn't feel the change in seasons so much and I must admit that I appreciate the summer now I know what winter is really all about.
Until that glorious season of sunshine rolls round I'm going to live vicariously through all of you in the northern hemisphere. Loved looking at these photos on The Byron Life too. Hang in there southern hemispherians, we'll be defrosting before you know it!