Well as least we know for sure now (44.20)

It's been another long nervous week with news of virus infections rising, local lockdowns implemented, and news coming in from Europe of other nations re-imposing lockdown measures (France, Germany). All week I've been holding my breath and tensing for the confirmation. And it came on Saturday night - Halloween, aptly enough. Another four weeks of… Continue reading Well as least we know for sure now (44.20)

The end (of summer) is nigh (38.20)

I'm finish this week with a small sense of panic building. We've been spoilt for so long with mild weather, and this weekend it was still possible to sit out in a t-shirt and shorts. However the weather forecast can't be denied, there is a sharp cold front coming and temperatures are going to drop… Continue reading The end (of summer) is nigh (38.20)

33.20 – the heatwave breaks

The thunderstorm on Thursday night may have interrupted my sleep a little bit, but as it brought the temperature down I didn't mind so much, and when it was done, it was cool enough to sleep. My cat was not very happy during the heatwave. He had pretty much stopped eating and we were having… Continue reading 33.20 – the heatwave breaks

31.2020 or “I can’t believe it’s August already”

I cannot believe it's August already. August. Summer proper. We even had a day and night of significantly hot and distinctly Un-British weather (36C/96F in my part of London). Even with a fan it was difficult to concentrate in the home office on a Friday afternoon with those temperatures. So I felt fully justified in… Continue reading 31.2020 or “I can’t believe it’s August already”

Week 27.2020 – rolling on into the second half of 2020

After a grim start to the year, I am feeling a little more positive and a little more energetic as the second half of 2020 rolls in. Let's hope I'm not mistaken in my feeling. This week's TV: We did some catching up on TV this week after a few weeks of not watching much… Continue reading Week 27.2020 – rolling on into the second half of 2020