The content discusses the winter season in the Northern Hemisphere and the traditional activities associated with it. It mentions that while many people prefer to stay cozy inside during the winter, there are also those who enjoy outdoor winter activities. Google Books is exploring the history of winter fun by sharing scanned books from their library partners. The content suggests that readers can find inspiration for winter activities or helpful tips from these historical books. It specifically mentions H. Percy Ashley, an expert in ice yachting in 1914, as a guide for exploring the history of winter activities.