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clocks change

(34 Posts)
bumblebee123 Sat 25-Mar-17 05:42:17

Mornin' all, clocks change tonite, that is spring forward one hour. This means that at this time tomorrow, it won't be,confused. Do you all get into gear with it or does the daylight confuse you? Looks like being a nice day so have a good un.

tanith Sat 25-Mar-17 06:59:45

The only difference I notice is the lighter evenings smile

Jane10 Sat 25-Mar-17 07:35:12

We've been waking up early for the past few weeks. I think its the increasingly light mornings. So we're all set for the clocks to go forward. Bring it on!!

aggie Sat 25-Mar-17 07:37:22

I am up early practising for the change wink

Luckygirl Sat 25-Mar-17 08:30:25

I wish they would just leave the clocks on BST and have done with it!

Mapleleaf Sat 25-Mar-17 08:45:09

I tend to feel a bit out of kilter for a while when the clocks change 😏 but I love the lighter nights so that makes up for it 😊

sue1169 Sat 25-Mar-17 08:47:59

love the longer lighter evenings..sitting out in the garden listening to the birds social chitchat...🍷 in hand.......

gillybob Sat 25-Mar-17 09:09:50

I hate it when they put the clocks forward as the weekend is one hour shorter and Monday morning arrives one hour earlier. sad

DanniRae Sat 25-Mar-17 09:19:20

I LOVE IT when the clocks go forward. I am always ready to go to bed now at 9 o'clock but feel this is too early so tomorrow night 9 o'clock will be 10 o'clock and off I will go to bed. The mornings suit me better too.............. smile

Teetime Sat 25-Mar-17 09:23:40

It means I can play golf later in the day and not have to go out at the crack of dawn (9.30!!!)

Cherrytree59 Sat 25-Mar-17 09:26:07

I love the lighter nights
But I used to hate the spring clock change,when I worked week-ends
Because it was usually always Mothering Sunday.

So flowers for all the ladies who have to get up an hour early tomorrow morning.

Anniebach Sat 25-Mar-17 10:04:19

Wish this clocks on and back would stop,

rubylady Sun 26-Mar-17 00:20:46

Take an hour off Mother's Day, why don't they? Still, it does mean it is well into the day now and I can open a present, yeah!!! grin

I love it, longer nights to sit in the garden. Plus if I'm out on my scooter I like to get back before it starts going dark so now I will have extra time. Brilliant. grin

hildajenniJ Sun 26-Mar-17 09:53:30

I had the usual conversation with my DD yesterday on the subject of changing the clocks. She never remembers whether it's forward or back!
I used to hate it when I was on night duty. We lost an hour and in Nursing home terms it was very confusing. Fitting in all the tasks after the hour forward, everything seemed so rushed.

gillybob Sun 26-Mar-17 09:56:00

I slept in this morning and I NEVER sleep in. Didn't even wake up until 7.40 (well 8.40) shock that's "knocked me all to pot" for the day.

inishowen Sun 26-Mar-17 10:18:36

I'm going out for a Mothers Day lunch at noon. In my mind that's still 11 am. I'm not ready to eat a big roast at that time. Help ...

pollyperkins Sun 26-Mar-17 10:51:31

My DH changes all the clocks the night before so i get very confused!

Yorkshiregel Sun 26-Mar-17 11:26:01

We change the clocks so we are in sinc with everyone else, but we only change meal times and bedtimes by half an hour. We find this works for us and is not such a shock in the routine. It works backwards an forwards depending the time of year.

OH changes our clocks before we go to bed, an I send messages so my boys are not late for work! I once went to work too early and wondered where everyone was! So funny but confusing at the time.

Yorkshiregel Sun 26-Mar-17 11:28:51

hildajenniJ Think:

Spring Forward (Spring meaning the season)
Jump Back

Just a little memory trick, easy to remember.

Cherrytree59 Sun 26-Mar-17 11:35:54

yorkshiregel and hildajenni
I say spring forward for spring and

Fall Back for autumn (as in the Canadian & USA word for autumn)

The suns got its hat on
so wishing all GNers a lovely day sunshine where ever you are

Skweek1 Sun 26-Mar-17 11:44:16

Let's stick with old-fashioned GMT - BST is a new-fangled invention introduced for benefit of farmers, who hate it. And overall it makes not the slightest difference. As a country child I always automatically reacted to natural daytime - in summer was up with the larks and would be awake till late, in winter somewhat later and tired earlier.

trisher Sun 26-Mar-17 11:56:11

I always do
Spring forward
Back to winter.
Worst thing was when the DCs were little and 6am starts became 5am. Hated that.

sarahellenwhitney Sun 26-Mar-17 13:40:19

How many of us have forgotten to change them and been late for work because of forward, or too early when turning them back.blush

missdeke Sun 26-Mar-17 13:41:38

What makes me laugh is when they say we have an extra hour of daylight, even Monty Don said it on this week's Gardener's World!! We don't have an extra hour, it just starts and ends at different times.

Ana Sun 26-Mar-17 13:53:22

I suppose not many of us work/worked on a Sunday but my DH worked shifts and one of his colleagues turned up two hours late beause he'd changed his clocks the wrong way the previous night!