Lulled into a false sense of security by the recent sunny weather, I decided that it was a good time to go for a walk in the Parque del Oeste, the closest big park to where we live. Wrong! It was freezing cold, with a horrible wind that made my ears hurt so much. So we toughed it out for as long as possible, watching the skateboarders and children on rollerblades, before heading in from the cold for a coffee in Cafe Van Gogh, a hilarious cafe where you can sit in replicas of the scenes from his paintings. Managed to get to the metro just before it started to rain. As much as I wish it were, Spring is definitely not here yet….