Yup. Yup we’re at this point in the year again. Because look, it’s cold and dark and things feel grim. But for whatever reason, trapping sunbeams and making them dance helps a tiny bit.
Just a heads up in case you happen to be new around here. I do this most every winter, and I must, alas, be very firm that I’m not teaching anyone how to do it. It’s one of my ‘oh god fuck the endless darkness’ coping techniques, and teaching things is work, and I truly do not have the mental fortitude to get work feelings all over my coping techniques right now. So I would appreciate it if you didn’t ask.
But I have posted a whole bunch about it over the years on the blog, complete with links to some places that carry the paper and instruction books and other useful stuff. You can find some of those posts by clicking on the fenstersterne tag, or just by digging through the blog archives and looking at November/December posts.
Or you can google the word ‘fenstersterne’ (that’s just window star in German) and you’ll find lots of good starting points.