Another reason to hold Robert Farrar Capon with some affection is his dislike for daylight savings. Well, not so much a dislike for the concept, but for the inequity that it imposes against early-risers at the hands of the more indolent. To illustrate his point that is their laziness deserves no indulgence he poses a …
Video in which someone watches their clock advance from 1:59am to 3:00am with the commencement of daylight saving. I sleep through this and have no desire to watch it personally, but this is what happens. A clock watcher’s dream.
I’ve been getting up early now for a couple of years, tomorrow and the next week are not a lot of fun. Neither is the fact that instead of the pleasant early morning light I’ll be walking around in total darkness again. Oh well.
View from the front door at 6.50am on April 1, and at 6.50am on April 3. (Apologies to parents with children under five.)