Lengthening days :)

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mumofstig

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Lengthening days :)
« on: February 03, 2018, 17:17 »
I noticed today that although it has been a cold, grey old day, it was still light at 5pm YAY.... It'll soon be Spring  :)
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Re: Lengthening days :)
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2018, 19:44 »
Thank goodness, I have lost my mojo as I do every February......

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Re: Lengthening days :)
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2018, 20:02 »
mornings are a touch lighter too.
nice to hear the birds chirping.
roll on spring!

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Re: Lengthening days :)
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2018, 20:11 »
We noticed it too earlier in the week when we went out for one of our usual walks. We've been starting out in the dark for what seems forever but it was lovely to set off in the light, even though it was a bit nippy.

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Re: Lengthening days :)
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2018, 21:15 »
I noticed a slightly lighter early evening too. Lifted my spirit slightly.

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Re: Lengthening days :)
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2018, 08:33 »
It certainly is changing quite rapidly now. Today, 4th Feb, the daylength is 9hrs 21min, compared to only 7hr 49mins on 21st Dec. This will lengthen to 10hr 50min by end of Feb and 16hr 38min by 21st June
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Re: Lengthening days :)
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2018, 09:22 »
In the depths of Winter, the sun never reaches our back garden, but now there are patches of sunshine on the grass and the golden crocuses are opening. Definitely "longer" sunshine  :nowink:
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Re: Lengthening days :)
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2018, 10:36 »
It's so much nicer knowing that we have spring and summer to look forward to instead of winter.  The days are certainly getting longer.  The magic moment I'm waiting for is the early morning when everything is totally silent except for the blackbird singing outside my bedroom window. It's a sound I remember happening every year since my childhood, and it gives me such a feeling of peace and that everything is alright with the world.
Roll on summer!

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« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2018, 17:36 »
Back when we were younger, it was April before we realised that warmer weather was on the way.

Then, getting a bit older, it became March, and even now, February is the month to kick off Spring, with the snowdrops, daffs and primroses all jumping to life!

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Re: Lengthening days :)
« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2018, 21:43 »
The daylight is lengthening by the day but it doesn't feel like it when in January, my area had about 35% less sunshine than normal (Charlwood was the 5th dullest place in the country). When it is persistently grey and claggy, the twilight rushes in quickly, and knocks an hour off the useable daylight.



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