For the last few weeks we’ve been waking up in the dark and it hasn’t been warm enough to want to linger outside at dusk.
Thankfully this morning the clocks went back an hour giving us an extra hour of sleep and more light in the mornings – bliss.
Apropos of time and light, the Daily Mail asks are you living out of sync with the sun?
Each morning residents of the east India state of Assam watch the sun rise more than 90 minutes earlier than the west of the country.
This is because time on the clocks across India are set to be exactly the same in each of its states and provinces, regardless of location.
The result is a huge discrepancy between the time shown on the clock and where the sun is in the sky – a problem that this map reveals is widespread throughout the world . .
Lucia Maria shares my view that daylight savings lasts too long.
Some is good but more isn’t better because of the shorter time betweens sunrise and sunset in autumn and spring.