Greg Hewgill (ghewgill) wrote,
Greg Hewgill

letting the outside in

One of the things I really enjoy about living here in Christchurch is that the weather doesn't get too hot. Because of this, there is no need for air conditioning. And at this time of year (spring), the weather outside is just the right temperature to open up all the windows in the house and let the air and whatever else it brings flow through.

A bee just flew in, and I let him wander around for a while until he realised there weren't any flowers in here and left through another window.

When I lived in the US (both in California and in Texas), my day would often proceed from my air conditioned house to my air conditioned car to my air conditioned office, and back again. I still have to put up with an air conditioned office here, but I sure get a lot more fresh air exposure at home (with the windows open) and on my commute (on my bike) than I had previously. It feels good.

  • kiwi english

    After being here for a couple of months, I've started to notice all sorts of ways in which Kiwi english is different from North American english.…

  • cell phone user interface

    Shortly after we arrived in New Zealand, I picked up a mobile phone for me (Amy already had one from the last time she was here). It's a prepaid…

  • hall of shame

    Further to my previous entry about people responding to spam, I heard back from one of the people I sent a response to. I'll back up a bit and show…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded