I realised one thing I miss that I didn't know I missed: clean shadows. In this country there are no blue skies and no black shadows. Everything from the sky to the ground is pasty grey.
The sun is out today and I've opened my curtains and laid down on the carpet under the sunbeam. I could almost pretend it's summer.
As an aside, I've got the pdfs mastered. Just the comments left to sort out and then I have no excuses for not getting to work.