Sunday, 30 March 2008

Close of day

I realise that I only made one entry on Saturday (it's now formally Sunday), as there were a handful of things to attend to. So, here I am, in the last hour of wintertime. Clocks go forward an hour in 45 minutes from now in the UK and Europe.

Earlier this evening, between 8 and 9pm, I observed Earth Hour. Should have mentioned it on here, but if anyone has used Google through Saturday, they will have noticed the black page. So, out went the lights and most electrical appliances, and on came all the candles.

Well, the time being what it is, I'll browse through my alerts, but will not be able to attend to the majority of them until tomorrow, for which my apologies.


  1. Thanks for the reminder about the clocks!


  2. Guido, I think it great you observed Earth hour.  I didn't know anything about it until I saw the story online.  Now it is your turn to adjust to the time change.  

  3. I didn't know about Earth hour until this posting.  I always manage to learn something whether I'm trying to or not it seems.  Our clocks went forward an hour a few weeks ago.  It always takes a bit to get used to.


  4. We went thru the time change while still in California.  We helped Bob's daughter & son in law change clocks on Saturday night March 9th.  And I came home to a whole house full of clocks to change.  I'm really noticing the difference now in the evening.  It's still light out there at 7pm. I saw a piece on TV about our "Daylight Saving's Time" the other night and they are finding out that it's not saving energy, in fact people are using more energy than during the months of standard time. I did notice the black background on Google, because I use it all the time.  I'm hoping to remember to turn everything off between 8 & 9pm.  I'll spend that time listening to my battery radio. Linda in sunny (no snow today) Washington state


  5. Our clocks went forward a few weeks ago. It always takes me awhile to get used to it. It stays light for so long now.
    Never heard of the Earth Hour. If I had I'd have done it, too.

  6. To my disgrace I forgot all about  Earth Hour...wouldn't it have been grand if everything had turned itself off...even for part of the hour.  I did have an e mail from a friend in Toronto who was observing the darkness in a restaurant where they provided candle lit dinner.  Love SYbil x

  7. I am one of those who forgot about the clock going forward Guido.  Typical me!
    I just glanced down before I opened your page and nearly had a fright.  I couldn't have been down on my computer for soooooo long!  Could I?     Twit that I am.  Lol!

    I read of the Earth Hour yesterday and saw that Britain was one of those countries who didn't observe it.  Its such a shame as I'm sure a lot of people would have joined in.  (If they remembered about it that!)
    More daylight hours...hurrah!

  8. I read about Earthnight or hour today but had never heard of it.

  9. i DID notice the black google page. We oberved the black out also.
    I hope it warms up for you soon and stays that way.

  10. princesssaurora30 March 2008 at 22:24

    The candles look great in the picture!

    be well,

  11. I did the same thing last night.... I posted on Saturday MY TIME, but it shows as a SUNDAY entry.... and my entry was called Silly Saturday!!  LOL!!  Ah well!!