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  • They had gotten into a dispute with him over the winter when ice dams built up on the north-facing windows that looked out onto the gritty parking lot in the back, causing water to come pouring in when it warmed up, and it hadn't been pleasant.

    The Exterminator

  • In a kind of via negativa approach Harry and I went through the Centennial house and I pointed out the features that were problems I hoped never to encounter again: the lumpy log walls, the north-facing garage entrance, the ankle-to-ceiling east kitchen windows.

    Bird Cloud

  • The north-facing deck looks out on the skylines of Hong Kong Island and Kowloon.

    High-Tech Living

  • Swiss Davos (30-121cm) still has good snow on the north-facing slopes while Saas Fee (54-185cm) is good on the glacier.

    Skiwatch: sun and fun in the cold Alps

  • Despite a lack of new snow, conditions in French Flaine 15-185cm have held up well for the British Schoolgirls' championships, with the best conditions also on north-facing slopes.

    Skiwatch: sun and fun in the cold Alps

  • Swiss Davos has good snow on the north-facing slopes.

    Skiwatch: sun and fun in the cold Alps

  • Parts of Italy have new snow, while Austria and Switzerland are best on the upper, north-facing, slopes.

    Skiwatch: sun and fun in the cold Alps

  • Mr. Chipperfield explained how he had captured the special quality of the light by using a north-facing clerestory that blends the north light with the light reflected from the sea; and it's true that, even on an overcast day and with no artificial lighting, the galleries were bright and almost free of shadows.

    An Eruption in Margate

  • Outside my north-facing window, a crowd already had gathered at Chambers and Church streets.

    Never Forget 9/11? If Only It Were That Easy

  • The seaward north-facing slopes of the sand dunes had, unusually, a line of snow as far as we could see in either direction.

    Country diary: Burghead, Moray

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