1 June 2020

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The Chef is solar-powered. Nothing darkens her mood more than the absence of promised sun1. A common British trait: it’s why the BBC report rain on only a 35% chance. Most everyone is happy with the asymmetric prediction error.

I pretend to myself that I’m not the same, but would this lockdown have been so personally pleasant without the sunniest May on record?

The feeling is multiplied by the category difference between having access to the family and garden on sunny weekdays and an ice cream at work.


  1. Maybe believing the forecast and not sticking laundry out comes close.↩︎


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