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    • Dreamnine
    • By Dreamnine 8th Oct 16, 1:01 PM
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    These dark mornings..
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    • 8th Oct 16, 1:01 PM
    These dark mornings.. 8th Oct 16 at 1:01 PM
    ...3 days in a row now when I've awoken at around 6:45 or earlier and had to put the lights on while I dress, make coffee etc. Thursday and Friday I had appointments, and last night I zonked out at around 9:30 so caught up on sleep.

    I don't mind so much but hate it in the Winter when I sometimes wake at 4 and, unable to sleep, have to wait 'til 8 or 9 to turn the lights off or go out somewhere.

    Which do you prefer: dark evenings leading up to bedtime or dark mornings? Perhaps being awake early gives you the chance to catch up on things.

    I do like the silence of the mornings, though - generally before 8 when there are few people about outside.
    Last edited by Dreamnine; 08-10-2016 at 1:10 PM.
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    • flissh
    • By flissh 8th Oct 16, 1:03 PM
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    I don't like it! Either end of the day, makes me miserable driving to/from work in the dark. I'm already looking forward to spring.
    • Dreamnine
    • By Dreamnine 8th Oct 16, 1:07 PM
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    Yeah, I know a few people who dislike driving in the dark.
    It is nexuses not nexi, dummy. And it's between you and me, not you and I.
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 8th Oct 16, 1:45 PM
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    • 8th Oct 16, 1:45 PM
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    • 8th Oct 16, 1:45 PM
    Yeah, I know a few people who dislike driving in the dark.
    Originally posted by Dreamnine
    I don't mind driving in the dark except that my car is so old and the windscreen has so many little scratches on it that when it gets someones headlights on it I can't see a damn things
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    • The Last Username
    • By The Last Username 8th Oct 16, 7:34 PM
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    Strangely I have always enjoyed driving in the dark.
    What I don't like is it being dark when you go to work .......... and also being dark when you return home after work.

    That said the darkness is worse in (for example) Norway, north of about Oslo & Bergen.
    Much above there & no daylight at all midwinter - but conversely no "night" in midsummer.
    A very strange experience.

    So all-in-all I will be try to be thankful.
    Though personally I love a mild, sunny early morning in the height of summer.
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    • Dill
    • By Dill 8th Oct 16, 7:38 PM
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    I don't wake up till late if it's too dark of a morning Think my body still thinks it's nighttime.
    • amersall
    • By amersall 8th Oct 16, 7:41 PM
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    I must be really odd,I love the dark nights and mornings, I always have

    • Dreamnine
    • By Dreamnine 11th Oct 16, 3:28 PM
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    • 11th Oct 16, 3:28 PM
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    I dislike the long summer days (sunset at 10:02) when the sky is often grey all day.

    But I've quite enjoyed rearranging my lamps and LED bulbs this autumn - I choose colours based on my mood - it's nice having turquoise or orange or green rooms - I like to mix it up although my bedside light is a soft white.
    Last edited by Dreamnine; 11-10-2016 at 3:33 PM.
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    • fairy lights
    • By fairy lights 11th Oct 16, 3:48 PM
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    I don't like the dark mornings (very hard to get out of bed) but I like the dark evenings even less. I hate finishing work after it's already dark and having a long dark commute home to a dark house. I've been going for lots of long walks down country lanes after work for the last few weeks because I know in another week or two it's going to be too dark to do that.
    • catkins
    • By catkins 11th Oct 16, 4:05 PM
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    I hate dark mornings and evenings. I find them very depressing
    The world is over 4 billion years old and yet you somehow managed to exist at the same time as David Bowie
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 11th Oct 16, 4:50 PM
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    I don't like the dark mornings (very hard to get out of bed) but I like the dark evenings even less. I hate finishing work after it's already dark and having a long dark commute home to a dark house. I've been going for lots of long walks down country lanes after work for the last few weeks because I know in another week or two it's going to be too dark to do that.
    Originally posted by fairy lights
    I'd rather if it was going to be dark it would just be dark. Its at that time between the 2 where I am going out for a run in the light and it goes dark during it.
    I don't like dressing up in full reflective gear with a head torch on when its light but I need it for when its dark and running down country lanes.
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    • Missli
    • By Missli 11th Oct 16, 5:51 PM
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    Its the cold I dislike. When its cold and dark, all I want is a hot water bottle and to go back to bed.
    • Dreamnine
    • By Dreamnine 11th Oct 16, 6:04 PM
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    When it's really cold I especially dislike the thought and act of getting up and dressing until I can get warm again.
    It is nexuses not nexi, dummy. And it's between you and me, not you and I.
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 11th Oct 16, 8:54 PM
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    It will be good to get back to real time again
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