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Are Gransnetters glowing in the heat?

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Marilla Tue 25-Jun-19 15:15:30

I always imagine in hot weather to be wearing a pretty dress, sitting relaxed and cool in a deck chair with a book and simply glowing. Instead, I am wearing an old grey tee shirt, Eric Morcombe shorts and the sweat is running down my eyes. My hair is sticking to my neck and forehead and I feel an absolute mess! 🥴 Not a good look! 😎

mokryna Tue 25-Jun-19 15:20:22

Not too bad in Paris today but not looking forward to the next few days with 30 in a class. I get through it as children don't say too much when watching an English film with French subtitles.

kittylester Tue 25-Jun-19 15:29:38

I've just put the heating on!

SueDonim Tue 25-Jun-19 15:34:08

Yes, I'm glowing in the heat - provided by my central heating! It's a heady 12.5 degrees here in Scotland.

MiniMoon Tue 25-Jun-19 15:47:52

We've had the heating on too kitty and Sue. It's 12°c here in rural Northumberland. Nothing in the garden is growing, and the poppies and tall plants are looking sorry for themselves because of the cold wind.

MawBroonsback Tue 25-Jun-19 15:48:38

Building an ark here.
Pretty dresses and deckchairs don’t go so well with wellies and sou’westers!

kittylester Tue 25-Jun-19 15:53:07

Thank goodness others have the heating on! I thought I was either ill or being a wuss. grin

lemongrove Tue 25-Jun-19 15:53:22

Jeans and a long sleeved shirt here today, it isn’t cold, it’s humid, yet due to the rain, feels strangely chilly.
Hot weather on the way though, so pretty dresses at the ready.🌞

ninathenana Tue 25-Jun-19 15:55:44

A chunky cardi is cheaper than the heating 😀
It's very humid here, the sun has been out but it's now overcast. When I got back to my car after being in Tesco earlier it was 29c.
Patio doors are wide open and the fan is on. So quiet comfortable.

yggdrasil Tue 25-Jun-19 15:56:46

I'm in the West Country, my heating is on a medium thermostat, and it has just switched on!

Suki70 Tue 25-Jun-19 16:14:01

Overcast and humid in South London, all doors open wide and it's 22c inside the house.

nonnasusie Tue 25-Jun-19 16:22:04

Still too hot to go outside here! Also the water pressure is almost non existent!!

nonnasusie Tue 25-Jun-19 16:22:45

Not glowing more wilting!

matson Tue 25-Jun-19 16:28:36

Heating back on here on N.E. coast !!

HootyMcOwlface Tue 25-Jun-19 16:34:15

It’s chucking it down here and I am cuddled up in my winter woolies.

jane1956 Tue 25-Jun-19 16:35:48

going rusty in the rain here

Marilla Tue 25-Jun-19 17:06:47

Sorry to annoy those wearing their winter woolies, but I cannot wait for cooler September and the slightly darker evenings!
You can take the girl out of Scotland but cannot take Scotland out of the girl. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿😎

sodapop Tue 25-Jun-19 17:27:11

Would someone in Scotland please let me come and stay with them. It's 30 degrees here and getting hotter as the week goes on. I spend my day inside with the fan. I'm wilted too and look as you describe Marilla nothing cool and chic about me sadly.

tanith Tue 25-Jun-19 17:29:26

It's muggy but cloudy in Dorset but I'm outside reading in shorts and t-shirt.

Sara65 Tue 25-Jun-19 17:36:43

Very humid here in the West Country, just got in from work, and opened all the windows!

Callistemon Tue 25-Jun-19 17:41:13

It's warm (20C outside), cloudy and humid here, 23C in the conservatory,, but apparently may be 28C and sunny on Friday!
Cotton trousers and t shirt today, and bare feet.

Coolgran65 Tue 25-Jun-19 17:43:07

I’m in Ulster. My oriental poppies have also suffered as have I. A little sunshybut no heatwavr

Day6 Tue 25-Jun-19 18:16:35

it isn’t cold, it’s humid, yet due to the rain, feels strangely chilly

It's exactly the same here lemon and the house feels slightly cold and damp because we have had do much rain. I have the heating on now but I am too hot by the radiator - in jeans, T shirt and cardigan!

I welcome sunshine with a breeze. If the 'good weather' which has been forecast turns out to be clammy, sticky, uncomfortable heat it can stay right where it is! That's not proper summer - that's endurance weather and I hate it.

Katyj Tue 25-Jun-19 18:25:40

Our central heating is broken, were sat here in Yorkshire with a warm fan on 😕

EllanVannin Tue 25-Jun-19 18:33:25

Thank goodness for that-----I've got a thick cardigan on !
My feet are like ice.

I was in Paris during the heatwave of 2003 when thousands died. With D and GD in Disneyland and hoping we wouldn't see bodies piled in the streets as had been reported.