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Good Morning Wednesday

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12Michael Wed 12-Aug-20 06:16:32

Good Morning Everyone,
Its dry but signs of an overnight shower here in Brackley this morning .
Yesterdays , trip out was interesting my first experience of the Monday to Wednesday eat out and get it cheaper , I went to the cafe I use in Buckingham , not thinking that just having a coffee would qualify I paid £1 for something I normally pay £2 for.
Today , quiet small shop, then cycling on TV this afternoon , hoping that it is cooler as well.
Take Care ,

grandMattie Wed 12-Aug-20 06:34:15

Good morning from a misty, muggy E Kent.
Nice to be able to take advantage of Rishi meals, Mick. We’ve been trying and trying but everything seems booked or full.
Been out to hang the 5 loads of washing generated by an extra 4 people in the house. One forgets doesn’t one?
Another hot day with grumpy children who only want to mess around on their tablets. Their mother has meetings from 930 to 2100 tonight. Hey ho.
Stay safe.

Beechnut Wed 12-Aug-20 06:34:59

Good Morning everyone. A hazy start on Severnside.

Apart from a FaceTime with DD this afternoon I’ve no idea what I will do today. I hope the day won’t be like yesterday when it was so uncomfortable. I didn’t stray far from the fan.

Hope you all have a good day and an easier time with troubles 🌼

Scentia Wed 12-Aug-20 06:39:59

Good Morning all from East Staffordshire. Looks like another warm one today, maybe get a bit of rain too.
I got home from DD at tea time yesterday after 3 whole days decorating with her. I am absolutely shattered😂
DGS has been a little angel, one of her friends came to take him for a walk yesterday as he has been rather ignored for a few days, not that he minded, he got to watch the wiggles over and over again!!! He was out feeding ducks for 4 hours, they will be getting fat😂
Back at the factory this morning and I awoke to a desperate E Mail sent from a customer at 5.00am needing some labels today, it is like those proverbial ‘buses’ I better get a move on, however I do need to collect the pooch from kennels at some point this morning, then she will want a walk. I think I was better off decorating!!
Well folks, you all take care now and stay out of the sun.☀️☀️☀️

Pantglas2 Wed 12-Aug-20 06:53:58

Morning all from a much cooler Spain- the rain showers we had yesterday seem to have dampened the mugginess and it feels lovely and fresh.

Wow GrandMattie- 5 loads of washing! It’s been a while since I’ve done that many - and I got two dried yesterday in between downpours!

Off to have my hair trimmed at the local market, then coffee with friends before picking DH up and out for lunch at a posh Michelin starred restaurant nearby - those are my three treats in one day!

Hope everyone has a good news day today 💐

GrannyGravy13 Wed 12-Aug-20 07:06:08

Good morning Mick and all

Still hot and muggy here in S E Essex I think we get the rain tomorrow.

Off to the gym this morning, then hopefully a telephone appointment with practice nurse (long story involving a very sore armpit). Off to our local restaurant for an early evening meal later with DD and GS’s - thank you Rishi 👍🏻

Keep safe and well folks 🙋‍♀️

Sar53 Wed 12-Aug-20 07:08:57

Good morning from another hot and sunny day in Kent. DH will arrive later this morning to take me home. I've had 3 lovely days with DD2 and two granddaughters, but it has been so hot and sticky. We have all struggled to sleep even with fans on all night.
DD2 treated me to a professional pedicure yesterday, I now have lovely raspberry coloured toes.
DH and I are going out to eat this evening to somewhere we have not been before, let's hope it doesn't disappoint.
Have a lovely day everyone and stay safe xx

Susan56 Wed 12-Aug-20 07:13:10

Good morning from Shropshire.Its still very warm with storms forecast again.

We are going into town this morning.The first time since the end of February😬We are meeting DD and the children and have booked to have brunch,our first time eating out in a while too😬

Henry recovered from his bad reaction by the end of the day.Thank you for the kind posts and messages,it really means a lot to me.

Sending good wishes to all with illness and worries.

Have a good day all.

Gelisajams Wed 12-Aug-20 07:17:09

Good morning from a warm Morecambe Bay. Was about to go for a walk when DH reminded me we have parcels being re delivered (not very exciting) which the post man failed to put in our safe place. The post usually comes at lunchtime but if we are not in you can guarantee he will come extra early. Then the boiler is being serviced later. Seems like I’ve got another good excuse not to garden! I can’t possibly go out and leave DH to sort things out can I?😜take care and stay safe everyone 🌺

grannysyb Wed 12-Aug-20 07:21:16

Going to be another scorcher here. Got to bottle another load of plums, no more room in the freezer! Otherwise will take it easy, might do some sewing later. Keep cool, if you can!

Nannytopsy Wed 12-Aug-20 07:22:08

Good morning Mick and all his followers.
Warm again in Suffolk - I think last night was the stickiest yet. We are supposed to get rain tonight - fingers crossed!
This morning we expect the delivery of a tonne of gravel for making paths but I don’t intend to do anything with that until it is much cooler! Tonight it our first WI meeting in months, socially distanced in a garden. Having just joined when lockdown started, I wasn’t too sure of people’s names in March - I have no chance now!
I hope the day is kind to everyone.

kittylester Wed 12-Aug-20 07:29:25

Morning all from a sticky North Leicestershire where we have had a roll of thunder and some rain, but not enough!

We start a new zoomed Carer's course this morning. We have 8 participants this time. I'll need a little down afterwards. grin

brook2704 Wed 12-Aug-20 07:39:55

Good morning everyone from a warm misty Inverness, I hope it clears up soon and the sun comes out! Yesterday evening we had a bit of light rain but not the thunderstorms that were happening elsewhere
Today the DGC are going back to school, such a big change for them after being away since March. I hope they’ll both settle back in well!
So pleased little Henry is doing ok now susan - what a worry!
Hope everyone going out today has a really lovely time and take care whatever the day brings 💐

Pittcity Wed 12-Aug-20 07:45:13

Good morning from sunny Colchester. Another hot, sticky day ahead.
I've been sweating buckets just moving from one room to another, so will be giving the weekly meetup in the park a miss this week. Bring on the storms for fresher weather ⛈️

Greyduster Wed 12-Aug-20 07:46:45

Good morning, Michael and all GNs from a warm, sunny South Yorkshire. Holiday over. A very sticky night and some thunder but, as Kitty says, not enough rain. Mountains of laundry to do today, the car needs cleaning and the garden sorely needs attention. Ah well, it was nice while it lasted! Have a good safe day folks.

Grammaretto Wed 12-Aug-20 07:50:21

Good morning all from the Scottish Borders. We had thunder and lightning last night and torrential rain. It went on for ages. There'll be flooding in the town by the river.
It was like a tropical storm without the heat.
DGD first day of school today.
DH is home from hospital and much better.
Thanks for all your kind thoughts and messages.

I'm glad that baby Henry is doing well Susan56 Enjoy your meal out.

I hope to go to yarn group today but sitting outdoors does not look likely.

cornergran Wed 12-Aug-20 07:52:24

Morning Mick, morning All. Our corner of Somerset is clouding over. Meeting a friend for a (slow) walk round a lake and a (long) sit on our chairs this morning assuming no storms arrive. Be careful out there everyone.

Goodbyetoallthat Wed 12-Aug-20 07:54:11

Good morning from a currently sunny Swansea as we seem to avoided the storms so far.
Off to the supermarket this afternoon to stock up for my daughter & her family who are coming to stay as their holiday in West Wales was cancelled.
I work in higher education so we are trying to sort out plans for the return of the students in September!

Marydoll Wed 12-Aug-20 07:59:00

Good morning all from a sunny, but muggy Glasgow.
I've had a night of nightmares and I'm wrung out. It's a side effect, I usually get on the night of treatment, I was just saying yesterday I had thought I had got away with it, but I'm like a washed out rag! 💤💤💤💤

It's a very special day today. My precious wee granddaughter starts school this morning. She is indeed precious, born after fifteen years of trying and nearly died at birth. She was born just as I was told that I was told that I too unwell to ever teach again, 💔, a very low point in my life. What joy she has brought us. 💞

I'm unable to go to the school this morning , as planned months ago , it will be very busy and I can't be near people, too risky. Disappointed doesn't cover how I feel, but it's for the best.
It would also have been an opportunity to see some of my former colleagues, but it's not to be.

Hopefully DS is bringing her down after school for a photo shoot with us and her other grandparents, who are our neighbours. 🤞

I haven't been out for over two weeks, not even my usual walk over the fields, so DH has offered to take me a run to the sea to cheer me up. His words, not mind.
However, I have just noticed that the sky has become very dark all of a sudden. ⛈️ We have probably had the worst summer ever!

Hoping that Misters Gillybob and Grammaretto are making good progress, wee Henry has a good day and as always, thinking of all our poorly friends, who are posting or not.

Have the best day you can everyone.

MellowYellow Wed 12-Aug-20 08:00:53

Morning everyone from a breezy and not too clammy south Cornwall. You all sound so hot, but it's eased a bit here, phew. My consultant rang yesterday as planned, am finally on the waiting list for two hip replacements, next spring!! To be expected really, and at least it's in the pipeline. No small children to play with today and I must get myself some new sandals so may venture afar to my nearest M&S. Oh, a young robin is just feasting on blackberries near my window, tasty breakfast. Have the best day you can, everyone.

Stilllearning Wed 12-Aug-20 08:02:57

Good morning from a lovely fresh Lanarkshire after a night of dramatic lightning. Youngest DGS starts school today and decided yesterday that he didn’t think he would bother. DD took him and his sister for a walk round the school grounds and showed them where they would line up and by luck met his teacher who gave him a lovely welcome so here’s hoping that helped!
I’m going to travel to be there when they comes home and have my finger crossed! A good day to all x

Lins1066 Wed 12-Aug-20 08:12:33

Good Morning Mick and all. It is a sunny start here on our part of the S Welsh coast. Yesterday was a beautiful day and spent much of it sitting in the garden, we ate supper on the patio, it was a lovely evening. We made the most of it as thunderstorms are forecast for the next couple of days.
So glad that Henry is better Susan, enjoy your meal out.
Good to hear that Mr Grammaretto is home from hospital. Hope Marydoll is feeling a bit better.
Have a good day and stay safe everyone.

Feelingmyage55 Wed 12-Aug-20 08:14:58

Good morning from a sodden north of Scotland where my ears are still ringing from the thunder which went on for hours last night. Lots of lightning and torrents of rain. I feel sorry for all those in tents, which although probably waterproof, will be in a very muddy puddle this morning. I am still having supermarket deliveries because there are so many tourists here from all over Europe as well as the UK that I am being very cautious. Take care everyone.

monk08 Wed 12-Aug-20 08:15:26

Good morning from Black country Stillearning we had the dramatic lightning also stood for nearly an hour with neighbours oohing and aahing it was sight to behold. Shopping later then out with friends socially distancing for a drink.

Puzzler61 Wed 12-Aug-20 08:20:57

Good morning Mick and All.
It got so hot yesterday and when darkness fell we had a silent thunderstorm for ages. The lightning was non stop. Many photo’s were taken and circulated in Worcs. Very eerie.

Despite that I slept a long deep sleep and woke late.

Good to hear so many posters are taking themselves out to have Rishi meals. It will help the economy. Gloomy stats were released yesterday about the jobless figures and a new recession.

Glad to hear you’ve been allowed to go on the waiting list Mellow . After a period of recuperation you will be pain free and able to be so much more active. 😀

I’ll be seeing my sister today. We haven’t decided who will visit who but it’s a question of whose car “needs a good run out” more. Can’t be doing with a flat battery again!

Take care of yourselves if you are still sweltering. Keep hydrated. 🦋