For weeks I dutifully checked the weather, waiting for that perfect, sunny Sunday so that we could finally see the city of York. Apparently, it was a must-see, and for weeks it was all anyone asked us about: “Have you been to York yet?” But the weather just wasn’t cooperating, so we hadn’t.
It wasn’t until mid-October that my weather network app showed me a Sunday full of sunshine and devoid of clouds, raindrops and any hint of fog. So we set the date, and I looked forward to it all week.
We woke up before dawn that Sunday, not because we were excited about our day trip, but because the club that is obnoxiously close to our flat had turned up their music and was raging away at 4:33 AM. We stayed awake until 6:30 AM when our apartment finally stopped vibrating due to the bass from down the block and we fell back to sleep instantly, only to awake again at 10:30.
Even though we’d planned for days to take a trip out to York, we clearly were not getting an earlier start...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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