Tag: winter

  • Winter thrills with Vivaldi

    I really enjoy Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, and I’ve been listening to variations of a few of the movements/pieces/parts (I’m not sure what the terminology is) from Four Seasons in the last day or so. Two of my favourites are these: I’ve also really enjoyed watching different performances on YouTube, such as these: We’re expecting […]

  • Winter is coming to Israel … eventually

    In between news reports abouts recent rocket attacks on Israel, and our ongoing leadership stalemate, Israeli media is reporting that Winter is coming. We might even have rain. That said, our weather forecasts have gone from somewhere around 80% chance of ⛈️ to around 30% chance of 🌧️. I’m still optimistic it will rain, eventually.

  • Today was very much a wintry day here in Israel. It was freezing cold, and rained for most of the day. Thankfully I work from home! I still prefer this weather to the Israeli Summer!

  • Winter colours at sunset

    Winter is settling in here in Israel. I noticed a particularly pretty sunset today.

  • The Great Israeli Umbrella Fraud

    Each Winter, Israelis are taken in by the Great Israeli Umbrella Fraud, and someone has to speak out. Today, that someone is me.

  • A wintery Jerusalem day trip

    We had a Jerusalem day trip yesterday, over the Hanukkah vacation week, and I made a point of taking more photos of more interesting aspects of this ancient city.

  • Musings about that Autumn feeling

    I like this time of year. Summer has loosened its grip on Israel and that Autumn feeling has started to settle in for its short visit before Winter. I dusted off my camera and went for a walk in my neighbourhood recently.

  • Winter heat wave

    We have a winter heat wave this week, here in Israel. It feels like Spring: warm t-shirt weather. I think it will even heat up some more towards the end of the week before temperatures drop back down over the weekend.