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Good Morning Monday

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12Michael Mon 24-Jun-19 06:12:18

Good Morning Everyone,
Its dry but with a bit of greyness in the sky, signs of thunderstorms? here in Brackley.
Quiet day some housework, then maybe if the weather holds out a visit to the cemetery.

WOODMOUSE49 Mon 24-Jun-19 14:21:11

14:18 - sun's just come through in Cornwall. Off to polytunnel to pick some strawberries but our dog's just come up to me after rolling in fox poo. Off to get the shampoo again.

Mapleleaf Mon 24-Jun-19 12:14:01

Good afternoon, everyone.
Late posting as I’ve been rushing about this morning. It was dull and humid and now it’s wet and humid, but at least no thunder so far.
What a lovely thing to have done, BlueSapphire. I’m sure your emotions were mixed, but a fitting tribute to your DH.
Maw, I think you will enjoy the futurelearn course on royal fashion. I did it a few months ago (maybe even late last year), and thoroughly enjoyed it.

NanKate Mon 24-Jun-19 11:10:30

Morning belatedly to Mick and All.

Almost packed to go back home after a great birthday weekend for our DS, when he introduced the special lady in his life to friends and family.

BlueS what a wonderful fitting departure for your DH.

Mary I am still laughing at your comment about the no golf episode. Take care my friend.

I’ll take your advice Kitty and have a nap later.

Mythbirtthedragon Mon 24-Jun-19 11:02:28

Good morning from the Sussex coast. Early start from home, got on the tube at Walthamstow in full sunshine and off at Victoria where it was cloudy. On my way to Eastbourne for a day’s tennis watching; fingers crossed any rain will be light. Have a good day.

Legs55 Mon 24-Jun-19 10:54:37

Good morning every-one from Devon, grey but dry & I do believe the sun is trying to break through, planning some more light weeding inbetween finishing a very good book.

I agree what is it with waking early?? I don't usually go to bed before midnight but am often awake 5.30, woke up 3.30 this morning & read 'til 5 before going back to sleep for a while.

Hymnbook Mon 24-Jun-19 10:38:03

Morning everyone. Muggy and misty here in Huthwaite Nottinghamshire.It poured in the night. Cleaning and washing day

EllanVannin Mon 24-Jun-19 09:15:14

Good morning All x
It's trying to be bright here near the Mersey coast, quite humid but I don't mind that as it's the only time I feel warm all over. I'm sure I was born in a greenhouse !

Some light cleaning to do but not going to be too enthusiastic since reading up ( in-depth ) about the mini-stroke I had 18 months ago. I truthfully hadn't realised how serious these can be, yet I'd been so flippant about it !
Probably because my GP hadn't bothered explaining anything and there was no follow-up of any sort ? Ah well.
Gives me the excuse not to do much or overdo anything smile

Hope all is well with everyone and you have a good day.

Alygran Mon 24-Jun-19 09:13:38

Good morning everyone . It’s a bit foggy here in North Yorkshire mirroring exactly how I feel. Had hoped my holiday would have ‘set me to rights’ but sadly not.
Need to get myself sorted as I am ‘granny in charge’ from tomorrow evening till Sunday!
Bluesapphire what a wonderful thing to do. Thank you for sharing.
Have a charity sponsor meeting today so time to pull myself together.
Hope you all have a good day.

Sprout Mon 24-Jun-19 08:47:45

Bluesapphire that was a lovely thing to do. My children and I did the same thing last year not quite on such a grand scale but very moving and what my DH wanted. After 53yrs we miss him so much. Take care all

Pittcity Mon 24-Jun-19 08:35:27

Good morning from a warm but cloudy Colchester. Carol on BBC Breakfast has just predicted that the UK temperature could reach 40 this! I don't do hot and muggy.
Walking netball this morning in air conditioning.

Brunette10 Mon 24-Jun-19 08:33:31

Good Morning all form a dull and dreary Fife. What a change from yesterday when the sun was shining. Been having computer problems for the last 24 hours and unbeknown to me DH hd switched everything off so only just got internet. Not sure what today will bring but I do know this is the first day that I can actually say I have no running about to do for anything or anyone and it feels quite nice. Bluesapphire how emotional for you yesterday but lovely memories for you to treasure. Hope everyone has a good day and thinking of those who are under the weather - keep your chin up.

Marydoll Mon 24-Jun-19 08:27:44

Good morning all from a very damp Glasgow, so "damp" that my husband has cancelled his golf!
I don't know who is more disappointed, him or me!!! grin
I was planning to sort his birthday presents for Thursday, while he was golfing!

Spent a lovely couple of hours in the garden yesterday, I found it soothes my soul, just pottering about on my own.
I'm so excited I have THREE gooseberries on the bush I got from Asda for £1.50 last year. No fancy, expensive garden centres for me. grin

Got a bit of a temperature this morning, so it's a quiet day for me. I have antibiotics as a precaution until the tests come back, so there is no point in even bothering my GP.
I shall type up the labels for the Save the Date reminders for my daughter's forthcoming wedding in March.
Things are getting tense already! wink grin

BlueSapphire what a very emotional day for you yesterday, but a lovely way to honour your husband's memory.

For all those who are sad or under the weather, flowers.
Have a hopefully dry and thunder free day, everyone.

Carillion Mon 24-Jun-19 08:17:07

Good morning everyone.
Bluesapphire what serenity.. X
Maw, your course sounds wonderful. I have loved looking at fashion evolution for years and have a real passion for anything related to textiles. I once attended lectures on the history of pattern drafting.
Hope everyone can enjoy their day..

gillybob Mon 24-Jun-19 08:14:35

Good morning from a cool and damp NE coast where we have a severe weather warning in place for later this morning. Flaming June it most definitely isn’t !

A week of child care and school runs starting with the tea time pick up today . Of course I have to be in “that place” in between, as sadly no lottery win over the weekend.

Thank you for sharing yesterday with us BlueSapphire . What a wonderful way to say a final farewell to your DH who loved the sea, but very emotional for you I can imagine. I hope you continue to enjoy your cruise.

Marydoll there was an excellent documentary on TV about a month ago now about Royal fashion throughout history . I wish I could remember its name but it was shown on a Saturday evening sometime in May. Definitely worth watching for you and might be helpful too.

I am just finishing my cuppa and that’s me off for my daily torture.

Have a good Monday everyone.....let’s hope the weather improves sometime soon. x

annsixty Mon 24-Jun-19 08:09:11

Good morning from an overcast Stockport.
I am still in bed waiting for my teasmaid to work it's magic.
A lovely thing to achieve Bluesapphire giving you more happy memories.
As usual nothing on my social calendar for today , hope you all have as good a day as you can.

Lins1066 Mon 24-Jun-19 08:07:07

Good Morning from a cloudy and humid S Welsh coast.
Had a BBQ with the family yesterday, with DH cooking under the patio umbrella due to nuisance rain. Still, we enjoyed it and being together.
Little planned today, maybe a little walk later.
I enjoy historical fiction and your course sounds interesting Maw

MawBroonsback Mon 24-Jun-19 08:00:30

Thinking of you Bluesapphire what a brave thing to do.
M would have been so proud of you, as are we. 😥😥

BlueSapphire Mon 24-Jun-19 07:57:11

Hello everyone from a very bright and sunny 🌞Gdansk. We are forecast temperatures in the mid 20s today.

Yesterday was quite emotional for me as I scattered some of DH's ashes in the sea. It was all arranged beautifully for me by the chaplain. We had to wear life jackets as we were standing at an open door just above sea level! A short service first and then I read out a favourite song lyric (If I should fall behind, wait for me); his ashes were then cast to the wind and the tides. I think he would have been happy - he had been a very keen scuba diver and a qualified ocean yacht skipper, and was never happier than when he was in, on or under the sea. I then went and raised a glass to him!

Today we are in Poland, and I am looking forward to a tour of the city and surroundings.

Hope everyone has a good day; Maw, your course sounds fascinating

Sar53 Mon 24-Jun-19 07:50:19

Good morning everyone from a bright Essex by the sea, the sun is almost shining. Housework this morning then I'm looking after two year old twin step grandchildren whilst their mum takes older brother to a hospital appointment. I'll need four arms and eyes in the back of my head !!!
Have a good day everyone.

Sprout Mon 24-Jun-19 07:36:46

Morning Mick and all. Bright start to the day. Normal day washing tidy up and see how rest of day pans out. Have a good day everyone ...

Urmstongran Mon 24-Jun-19 07:35:19

Good morning everyone from a muggy South Manchester. We had torrential rain around 10pm last night. Glad it’s dry for all the people off to work this morning!

We have no plans as such today but need to make some hotel arrangements for Sunday and ring some estate agents as we are travelling up to Inverness for a week as my dad, aged 86y has a large house in the Highlands and he has decided to sell it. It has been empty since his sister who lived in it, sadly died last year.

I hope Monday is good to us all whether we have plans or none. x

Grammaretto Mon 24-Jun-19 07:15:54

Good morning all from the Scottish Borders. Thick fog and nothing like the end of June. The crows were noisy yesterday, as though they were complaining about the weather.
Community garden today and a volunteer is due to arrive later to help out for a few weeks. I'll get her room prepared.
She says she loves Scotland. I hope she can cope with midges.
Thinking of all of you who are unwell. Get better soon.

Beechnut Mon 24-Jun-19 07:07:23

Good Morning everyone.
Dry and cloudy with rain forecast. Off to the library and tax the car today.
You’re fashion course sounds interesting Maw.
A Midsummer song yesterday for me. Most choirs I enjoyed some others not so much.

I hope you all catch up on your sleep, feel better if poorly and generally have the best day you can 💐

Greyduster Mon 24-Jun-19 07:05:20

Good. Ironing, Michael and all GNs. It is uniformally grey and muggy here in South Yorkshire and we have had a lot of rain during the night. Hopefully some of it will have gone into our new water butt which required a Heath Robinson creative remodelling of the downpipe and some duct tape! Don’t ask! A quiet day and the first school run of the week for us later. Maw I enjoyed ‘Bringing up the Bodies’, too. Her new one is coming out next year I believe. Have a good day folks.

kittylester Mon 24-Jun-19 06:48:08

Morning all from a very misty, muggy North Leicestershire.

Cake making for me this morning. It's the last session of our Alzheimer's course and we always take some goodies in for the Carer's as they deserve it!!

Sorry for those of you who didnt sleep well , have a nap later if you can.

We still wake up at 5.45 greyjoy - years of conditioning, I expect.