It is now clearly less good classic weather. You can go a long way with brushing and tinkering, but for social reasons it is also good to be in the house these days after visiting a German Christmas market or something festive.
A visit to a few thrift stores might be a nice start for that. Many people have never been to such an institution. And for those people, including your partner, such a visit can be funny.
Your partner will certainly be surprised. But you can go straight to the book and magazine department.
There are books from house tidings, legacies and similar distress with pleasant regularity. And let's face it: with the Autovisie Jaarboeken of 1990, 1991 and 1992 for 5 euros you will get through the Christmas season.
Your local library also regularly holds cleanings where you can find sweets. And also keep your Region Code in the gate: On church bazars you will often also find nice historical material, such as the book 'Agricultural machinery, published by VAM Educational and technical books. The fourth edition is from July 1979. The book then cost 47 guilders and twenty cents. We paid 50 eurocent for it ...
The question remains: What has become of ARO, Beijing, EBS, FSO, Grandin, Max, Midas, UMM and Venturi?