It Ain't Half Hot Mum!

joanlawson
joanlawson Member Posts: 10,319
edited 30. Sep 2011, 06:59 in Community Chit-chat archive
Phew, it's really hot, isn't it :?:

I'd packed away all my summer clothes after the cool start to September, but now I've got them out again. I love these Indian Summer days, although I don't suppose they will last very long. It will probably be back to Winter woollies soon, but I'm making the most of the sun while it lasts.

There's a million jobs I could be doing indoors, but I'm leaving them for now. I'm sitting outside, and I'm going to do some painting ( watercolours ) this afternoon. The housework can wait :!:

What are you doing to enjoy the good weather :?:

Joan
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  • YorkshireLass
    YorkshireLass Member Posts: 60
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Well unfortunately Joan, I'm stuck in my office and looking at the temp' gauge it says 82.4f and rising :shock:

    It's horrible and I wish I was at home, typical because hubby and I had a week off 2 weeks ago and if you remember that was when we had the tail end of the hurricane. So great for them people that chose this week.

    YL
  • julie47
    julie47 Member Posts: 6,142
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Enjoy your painting joan atleast this lovely warm wind will dry it quickly, so that you can put on more layers and not have to wait.

    Juliepf x
  • joanlawson
    joanlawson Member Posts: 10,319
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    rehab44 wrote:
    Today I shall be blasting the patio and pointing cracks in the slabs
    Because of 'Elfin Safety and the weather I shall be properly kitted out.

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    Wow Rehab :!: :eek: Your neighbours are in for such a treat :shock:

    Happy blasting and pointing :!: :lol:
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  • joanlawson
    joanlawson Member Posts: 10,319
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    YorkshireLass- It's days like today when I'm so glad to be retired from work. What a shame that you missed out on the sunny weather.

    Del- Sorry to hear that your wrists are sore. The hot weather doesn't suit everyone. I have to sit in the shade because I don't like the direct sunshine.

    Julie- I've finished a painting of roses, and now started one of two cats in the garden.

    Here's one I finished recently. It's a bit dark on here as I took a photo of it.

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  • tjt6768
    tjt6768 Member Posts: 12,170
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    earlier today we went to a place not too far away called fairburn ings. Never been before, it's a lovely nature reserve.. It's gorgeous. We had a short walk,.but even that has caused a lot of pain.. At least I know why I hurt though. Lol
    Will definitely go again, with more time and a picnic.
    Resting at the minute, might sit out in the back garden :grin:
    Love the heat
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  • Ankyspond
    Ankyspond Member Posts: 626
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Going to Warwick castle to have a hobble around tomorrow as we have Australian friends over staying with us. Xx
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    Live, love and enjoy life, live each day as though it's your last!
  • joanlawson
    joanlawson Member Posts: 10,319
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Tony-I'm glad that you enjoyed your trip out, despite the pain. It's good to visit lovely places like that, especially on such a beautiful day.

    The sun is just beginning to lose its heat now, but it's a gorgeous evening. I think the good weather is going to last until the weekend, so we'd better make the most of it.

    Anky- I hope you will have a good day tomorrow. Warwick Castle is always impressive.
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  • Ankyspond
    Ankyspond Member Posts: 626
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    joanlawson wrote:

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    Wow that's beautiful you are very talented. Xx
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    Live, love and enjoy life, live each day as though it's your last!
  • tonesp
    tonesp Member Posts: 844
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Enjoy it Folks It's dull and windy here today here in Spain :cry::cry:
  • valval
    valval Member Posts: 15,897
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    got washing out this morning and walked into town. but this afternoon was stuck in work looking out val
    val
  • traluvie
    traluvie Member Posts: 2,579
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    It has been a lovely day..
    Unortunately i haven't been able to venture in the heat today..For some strange reason when i went outside earlier the heat felt horrible on me and i was overwhelmed with one of my latest hot flushes,,went all peculiar i did so decided the sun didn't want me to play today so put feet up and watched dickinson instead lol.. :lol:
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  • julie47
    julie47 Member Posts: 6,142
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    joanlawson wrote:
    YorkshireLass- It's days like today when I'm so glad to be retired from work. What a shame that you missed out on the sunny weather.

    Del- Sorry to hear that your wrists are sore. The hot weather doesn't suit everyone. I have to sit in the shade because I don't like the direct sunshine.

    Julie- I've finished a painting of roses, and now started one of two cats in the garden.

    Here's one I finished recently. It's a bit dark on here as I took a photo of it.

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    Click on the picture to see it bigger



    oh joan that is beautiful.....wish I was that good....as you know I do paint but half as good as that.

    Juliepf x
  • traluvie
    traluvie Member Posts: 2,579
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Joan your picture is lovely..

    I like painting but not as talented as you..You have a great gift..x
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  • jillyb1
    jillyb1 Member Posts: 1,725
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Loving this weather too ; took our lunch down to the beach and spent the whole day there . It was gorgeous . Jillyb
  • joanlawson
    joanlawson Member Posts: 10,319
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    traluvie wrote:
    Joan your picture is lovely..

    I like painting but not as talented as you..You have a great gift..x

    Thanks for your kind comments Tracy, Julie, and Anky. I really enjoy painting, especially flowers.
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  • joanlawson
    joanlawson Member Posts: 10,319
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    jillyb1 wrote:
    Loving this weather too ; took our lunch down to the beach and spent the whole day there . It was gorgeous . Jillyb

    How nice to live near the sea, Jilly. I'm miles away, but would love to be on a beach somewhere.
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  • valval
    valval Member Posts: 15,897
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    jillyb1 wrote:
    Loving this weather too ; took our lunch down to the beach and spent the whole day there . It was gorgeous . Jillyb
    :sad: :sad: :sad: you on a beach while i stuch inside hope you get there today as well have paddle for me this heat makes my feet swell val
    val
  • tkachev
    tkachev Member Posts: 8,332
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Joan I do like your painting. It is lovely.

    Elizabeth x
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    Define yourself........

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  • joanlawson
    joanlawson Member Posts: 10,319
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Thank you, Elizabeth :grin:

    It's another beautiful day today. I'm off to my art group which I enjoy, but it seems a shame to be indoors today.
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  • joanlawson
    joanlawson Member Posts: 10,319
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Have a look at these photos of a beach in Victorian times. It's really funny to see how people dressed on a hot day in those days.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2043617/How-Victorians-enjoyed-great-September-heatwave-1895.html
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