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    Morning denizens

    Walk briskly walked, green ring closed

    This has led to much grumbling from various parts of my musculo-skeletal framework, coming on top of yesterday's exertions. I believe that's supposed to mean it's "doing you good"; we shall see

    Warm sunny start, being 19°C already (about 17° when I went out for my walk around an hour ago) and predicted to reach 30° by late afternoon

    Cooler with a chance of rain over the weekend, though the barometers aren't down much yet at 1011/1019mB.

    I must remember to put the mundane laundry on later; might as well dry it while it's hot


      Morning all

      Clear sky with a few token bits of fluff. Currently 21 degrees with a high of 32 later. Barometer steady at 1021 mBar.

      Definitely warm out. I was sweeping the patio and sorting out the bench and tables for our lunchtime guests and had to come inside to cool down after a mere 10 minutes.

      Now to do that work thing until they arrive.


        Morning all :Wave:

        A bit of a heat haze here, but still nudging 20oC

        TFIF, etc
        {emotionless greeting}

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          Blue sky.

          Warmsih side of coolish at 19.8 deg in here.

          1015 mBar, 29.973 in Hg, 761.3 Torr, 14.72 psi, (down from 1017 last night), 72% RH.


          Smalls in the WM.

          Entertainment: "Today" has gone <click> every time Nick wotshisface comes on.

          DID is a no no.

          So it's silence until 09:45.

          Smalls out of the WM and into the TD.

          Shirts in the WM.

          Smalls out of the TD & airing upstairs.

          Shirts out of the WM and drying on the line.

          Cottons in the WM along with the bed sheets.

          Shirts off the line & finishing in the TD.

          No walk today, it's too darn hot.

          For some odd reason I am unable to access the first page of the contractor awards thread Specifically In General. It returns to LuciferBox's post #11 quite relentlessly.

          Shirts out of the TD & very roughly iRoned being rather too dry for this really.

          Cottons out of the WM and drying on the line.

          Lunch: scrambled egg and poached tomato on Morrisons sunflower and pumpkin seed toast, bramble jelly & marmalade sandwiches, red corner yog, 0.91 pints of good Glengettie tea.

          Entertainment: bits of Archive Hour on R4. TWATO. Thing about J Edgar "Mary" Hoover. A thing about Ukraine which I didn't listen to.

          Freecell score: 88%, running average 85%.

          Cottons off the line & finished in the TD.

          Tea towels & pillow cases iRoned.

          Tea: battered cod, some peach slices, a yog, 0.91 pints of good Glengettie tea.

          Discovering Lauren Bacall.

          Farscape S3 E14 "Infinite Possibilities Part One - Daedalus Demands": Jack's back. Harvey takes over.

          Wheeler Dealers S15 E20 1965 Volvo Amazon 122.

          Gosh. Something I've never seen before: resurfacing brake discs (or "rotors" as the septics term them).

          Never seen anyone split a caliper either, most manuals tell you not to do that.

          A better ep than many since Motor Mouth STFU for most of it.

          War Factories: Opel: how GM (and Ford) built trucks for dear old Adoph & co.

          Thing on PBS about the plot to overthrow the election.

          Stone me, there's a lot of lunies about.

          It's down to 21.8 deg in here, and 20.6 deg in the salting house, due to the lovely greyness that's been in the sky for much of the afternoon.

          Oh the relief.
          Last edited by DoctorStrangelove; 17 June 2022, 20:36.
          When the fun stops, STOP.


            Originally posted by DoctorStrangelove View Post
            For some odd reason I am unable to access the first page of the contractor awards thread Specifically In General. It returns to LuciferBox's post #11 quite relentlessly.
            For some other odd reason, the thing that fixes up thread URLs that have a number at the end isn't working. I fixed it in the database and cleared the server's cache, and it's working now: https://forums.contractoruk.com/gene...ds-2022-a.html


              Lunch was an M&S pork pie, part of the hitherto unconsumed bounty of St. Pancras last night

              And before that, I nipped down to Sainsbury's to do the shopping. All sorted, but gawd, it's hot out there


                hot out there.

                Almost finished for the week
                {emotionless greeting}

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                  Originally posted by WTFH View Post
                  hot out there.

                  Almost finished for the week
                  Tell me about it - wandered down to the v&a with Cojak (via Harrods and Harvey nicks in the hunt for some perfume) and Cojak had to escort me back to my hotel as I felt ill in the heat
                  merely at clientco for the entertainment



                    Too hot.

                    I need to do a bit more then I can finish for the week.

                    I have had to keep turning my fan off due to meetings and phone calls because it makes a racket.

                    Got up early because it was too hot to sleep.

                    Did some housework noting it went from 15 degrees at about 6am to 21 about 8am.

                    I have done a some washing and it dried very quickly.

                    I need to go out and water my garden before it all dies.
                    "You’re just a bad memory who doesn’t know when to go away" JR


                      By dint of keeping the windows closed to stop hot air getting in, and the curtains closed until the sun had moved round to the end of the terrace, I've managed to keep the temperature down to a mere 27°C in here. Still too damn hot, but it's 31° outside now. Roll on sunset, when I can open the windows and try to get some cooler air through the place