Winter - whole days spent in front of a blazing fire, catching up on the year's listening (today's special "The Smoker You Drink, the Player You Get" from 1973, because you can't rush these things). Which is apt.
juice 1 orange
juice 2 clementine
1 star anise
1 vanilla pod
1 stick cinnamon (more or less, in my case less)
sugar to taste (a couple of spoons full, probably)
Stick it all in a saucepan and put in on the top of the fire.
After a couple of hours, you can pour into mugs, and lace with calvados.
While you're waiting for that, this: