- Mar 24, 2016
When I was a student in London I went to a talk by a visiting professor from New York who was coming to the end of his tenure.Englishman!
He said the 2 things he would miss the most when he went home (it was 1969) would be the weather and the BBC.
I had never been abroad and was totally bemused.
I subsequently did a student exchange summer in Milwaukee and began to understand what he meant, it was too hot for me the whole time I was there and I didn't find a single newspaper with anything other than local news and a single page of US wide news. Absolutely nothing about what was going on in the world at all!
Subsequently traveling mainly to hot places for work for over 30 years simply confirmed my preference for English weather
The only thing I disliked about my job was it meant being in hot places often!