Belated June Random

I love summer but somehow also feel exhausted by it, by the need to enjoy it while it lasts, which is especially acute in June around the solstice. In English it’s called Midsummer, though technically it’s of course the beginning of summer, but the fact that days start to get shorter after this point always…

Summer Skies

It’s been a strange summer so far, hot but humid, clouds creeping in suddenly over the city, the sky darkening within minutes and pouring its load of summer rain over unsuspecting Budapesters. Which is definitely unpleasant when you set out in sandals because it’s such a shiny morning and then end up navigating downpours of…