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Yes despite the experts saying that Wednesday was the hottest day of the year so far  I think yesterday was hotter, very little breeze although it cooled down a bit in the evening, was quite sticky overnight though.  Much cooler and cloudier today so far.

 

Glad you are all OK, sounds like you have some nice walks Meg.

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1 hour ago, Madeleine said:

 sounds like you have some nice walks Meg.

Yes, all I lack is the impetus to get out and do them!

... Oh, and public loos if I stray too far from the house :(

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Glad to hear from you Luna, I hope that you and your father are managing to ride out the storm of this nasty virus.   Can understand lack of concentration at a time like this.  Something we haven’t had to deal with before.  Hopefully it will get resolved in a positive fashion.  Suddenly we have good weather, supposed to go to 25 C  today which will be a nice change from the cool weather we have been having.  The Spring bulbs are all withered now and the people to plant the annuals should be here next week. Stay well and enjoy your summer.

 

I spotted an article on the Internet and thought of you - it was on the benefits of ‘forest bathing.😊

 

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1 hour ago, momac said:

Glad to hear from you Luna, I hope that you and your father are managing to ride out the storm of this nasty virus.   Can understand lack of concentration at a time like this.  Something we haven’t had to deal with before.  Hopefully it will get resolved in a positive fashion.  Suddenly we have good weather, supposed to go to 25 C  today which will be a nice change from the cool weather we have been having.  The Spring bulbs are all withered now and the people to plant the annuals should be here next week. Stay well and enjoy your summer.

 

I spotted an article on the Internet and thought of you - it was on the benefits of ‘forest bathing.😊

 


It's good to hear from you too Momac. We fairly miss the forest bathing though. 

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It's been so windy too, and quite chilly too. Managed to finally get to a garden centre, bought loads of plants, hooray.

 

Had a couple of heart in mouth moments watching the local cat stalking pigeons in the garden, twice it nearly got one but the bird managed to get away both times, feathers everywhere though.  The cat is really cheeky ,we left the patio door open the other evening and it came strolling in!

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We’ve suddenly heated up, yesterday was 31C and today promises to be similar.  Had to rummage in my closet for pants lighter than the corduroy ones I put on in the morning.  Turned on the air conditioning as it was up to 79 in the house, and we get all the afternoon sun in the big bay window.  People flocked to the parks in Toronto on Saturday and Sunday disobeying the distance requirements, mostly young people who seem to think they are safe in the open air or figure the rules don’t apply to them.  I hope it doesn’t cause a backlash.

 

Hope you are all doing well. Hoping this horrible virus goes away soon.  Stay safe everyone.  

 

Thank heavens for books!

 

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Meant to get to about 26 or 27 here, hopefully not so humid as it was yesterday although at least there was a bit of a breeze.  Feels quite hot already today though.

 

Stay well everyone!

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Whatever it is, it is far too hot for me.

I was out in the garden, watering, at 05:30, when it was pleasantly cool. Not too bad for walking at 07:30,  but getting hot by the time I got back from shopping at 09:00, when I closed windows, curtains and blinds on the Eastern and Southern sides of the bungalow, and opened them  to the North & West.

I will change them over at about 4pm.

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22°C in the shade here, light breeze, but too hot for me! Never mind, a cool glass of Prosecco will be nice, later in the late afternoon......*chink*

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Today I tried a Covid cut. Starting to look like Worzel Gummidge so took the shears and shaved the lot off :)  God knows how you ladies are managing without an hairdresser but with shears in one hand and mirror in the other just about managed a decent skinhead cut.

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It started out nice and warm here yesterday but then clouded over and got quite breezy again.  nice and cool so far this morning, not sure how the day will turn out yet!

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