It’s been a busy week here at the Weather Report. I’ve been struggling to meet deadlines on a daily basis and at times it has felt like all work and no play; that said, I did manage to get out to an Expats Pub Quiz last night at Cafe Cultura. The theme was the 1980s, and questions went something like “Which country did the US invade in 1989?” and “At whose 70th birthday party did Whitney Houston sing in London in 1988?”* and “Which Spaniard won the US Open twice in the 1980s” … Our team, which consisted of YT, Jonas and Jonas’s BF Gísli, did not do well – especially not YT. In fact I was completely useless. I did not know a single theme from a television show, nor the answers to any of the political questions … not even who shot fricking JR!
I wonder if it has anything to do with the fact that I was stoned for most of the 80s. Children: JUST SAY NO. Otherwise in two decades time, you, too, will face a humiliating pub quiz defeat. It’s really not worth it.
Anyway, I’m not here to talk about that – I’m here to tell you that finally, FINALLY, I’ve gone ahead and done what I’ve been threatening to do for over a year – I’m moving to a new web host. As a result, this site will be down for all or part of 48 hours after they pull the plug at the old site. That is because the DNS servers need time to propagate, and I bet I totally sound like I know what I’m talking about when in fact I haven’t a clue. I just know we’ll be offline for a while. So if you can’t find us – don’t fret, we’ll be back. And in the meantime, there’s always the wall over at the Facebook group!
STILL BALMY, WITH RAIN
It cooled down a bit yesterday and we had flurries that actually stuck to the ground for an hour or two, but today we were back to rain and dour, gray skies. There’s that damp kind of cold that gets right into your bones – but on the upside, the air is incredibly fresh. Currently temps of 2°C [36F], the sun came up at 9.09 this morning and set at 6.15 pm.
* That one I DID get after a good deal of agonizing … but only because when that concert took place I had just moved to the UK to start my new life as a European person. Anyone else know the answer? [those of you who were at the pub quiz last night – shhh!]