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Weather

Unread post by George Hincapie » Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:23 am

I have officially had enough of this heat now. Jesus. I am from Northumberland FFS, 18C is quite hot enough.

I cannot remember a summer consistantly this hot before. We have had no rain for 8 weeks or so. Looking ahead into next week shows no respite at all.

Argh! :angry-fire:

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wiicrackpot
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Re: Weather

Unread post by wiicrackpot » Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:34 am

Rained here Sunday, overcast yesterday drizzly this morning, very comfortable here,
sorry to hear you're getting your arse singed off down there.
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Re: Weather

Unread post by SteveTheShadow » Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:35 am

You're not the only one George.
It's driving me up the fecking wall!
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Re: Weather

Unread post by wiicrackpot » Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:42 am

SteveTheShadow wrote:
Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:35 am
You're not the only one George.
It's driving me up the fecking wall!
Strange, you're only a 'spit and a stride' over the borders and yet so different,
infact all of last week has been very comfortable in Weegie land.
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Re: Weather

Unread post by CN211276 » Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:01 am

I am glad I retiered last year. The Windows do not open where I used to work and the air conditioning did not work properly. There has not been anything like this since 1976 when I used to run about playing football and cricket. Got a nasty grass burn in the process. Now I'm lazing about in the garden, in the shade, doing more listening through headphones than ever. Have been going for walks early before it heats up. No need to go abroad for a holiday, Torquay coming up next month. We did the right thin spending many weeks in Malta and Kenya in the winter and Spring, although there was snow in between.
I set a course just east of Lyra
And northwest of Pegasus
Flew into the light of Deneb
Sailed across the Milky Way

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Re: Weather

Unread post by Fretless » Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:11 am

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Same situation in The Netherlands - it's supposed to be all green here.
32 C expected this afternoon.
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Re: Weather

Unread post by savvypaul » Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:20 am

33c in Durham...and that's just me armpits
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Re: Weather

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Tue Jul 24, 2018 10:02 am

We moan when we have no summer now we moan because we are having one :roll:

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Re: Weather

Unread post by scotty38 » Tue Jul 24, 2018 10:31 am

Exactly, yes it's bloody hot but you'll never hear me moan about it :lol: :guiness;

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Re: Weather

Unread post by CN211276 » Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:31 am

I'm not moaning about it but I would be if I was cooped up in a sweaty office. We have been going to local beaches on week days when they are not crowded. Went to Bath races with the lads last week and we are going again tomorrow. It is so high up it does not get hot, unlike Chepstow Where we nearly fried last month. Have also been doing some sea fishing as I am fair weather only and the tide has to be right. Lost a big Conger Eeel last week which would have been my fish of a life time.

It has rained a bit this morning but hardly wet the ground. Have not had significant rain for many weeks and the grass is yellow.
I set a course just east of Lyra
And northwest of Pegasus
Flew into the light of Deneb
Sailed across the Milky Way

Sonore microRendu/McRU PS, AQ J-bug, Wirewold Ultraviolet, Chord Mscaler/Qutest, NVA BMU, P90SA, A80sMk2, Phono 1, SSP Mk 2, TSCS, TIS mk2, Cube 1s, Atacama stands, Rega Planar 3, Denon DL-110, Grado SR 325e, headphones.

Second system
Chord Mojo (also HP amp), NVA P20, A20, Cubettes, SSC, LS2.

Out and about
Oppo PM3, Audioquest Dragonfly Red.

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