Summer came late this year, in Italy. As I live two blocks from the sea, I saw the beaches gradually getting more crowded.
This is all over now. Three weeks ago, I left Rome for a weekend in Belgium. I left on the friday evening, and it was 37°C. When I came back on the Sunday evening, it was 16°C.
Last week, I had to switch the heating on, and a walk on beach yesterday required a sweater and rain gear. Winter is definitively coming fast.
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