An evening all red for the Day of the Dead. October had the hottest day and coldest night for at least five years, and the least sunshine since our records began.
Admin1 is reading Gnomon by Nick Harkaway, which appears to be bound upside down. Later: It was indeed, and Admin1 got a refund of half the price :-)

Admin2 is reading Austral by Paul McAuley, a magic book set in the climate changed Antarctic.