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Indian Winter?

Post by Onelife » 11 Feb 2019, 10:07

I don't know what it's like in your neck of the woods but it's absolutely lovely here in these yonder hills of Shropshire.....l might even get the recliners out this afternoon :D

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Post by Manoverboard » 11 Feb 2019, 11:21

Sunny intervals but 8 degrees - just like it was in Iceland in July 2005 :wtf:

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Post by GillD46 » 11 Feb 2019, 11:31

We have had several days in the lst two weeks or so, where we’ve sat in the conservatory with the doors wide open, yesterday included. It was positively hot in there.
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Post by Onelife » 11 Feb 2019, 16:50

GillD46 wrote:
11 Feb 2019, 11:31
We have had several days in the lst two weeks or so, where we’ve sat in the conservatory with the doors wide open, yesterday included. It was positively hot in there.
We had friends over this morning/afternoon and didn't budge from the conservatory......We didn't actually get to open the doors but we did have to pull down a couple of blinds to keep the sun off the afternoon cream tea :)

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Post by Stephen » 11 Feb 2019, 16:54

Was sunny and warm behind glass this morning. Blooming cold and cloudy now though. Never mind, we can't have it tropical all the time :D

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Post by Onelife » 11 Feb 2019, 17:05

Stephen wrote:
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Was sunny and warm behind glass this morning. Blooming cold and cloudy now though. Never mind, we can't have it tropical all the time :D
Bit early for tomato seeds Stephen :lol:

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Post by barney » 11 Feb 2019, 21:29

Our new lounge is south facing and is basically a wall of glass. Today was really warm down here. 13c outside but the lounge was 22c. I have had electric velux windows installed in the apex roof to let heat out in the summer.

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Post by Onelife » 12 Feb 2019, 11:00

Your extention sounds lovely Barney :thumbup:

Our house had been extended a couple of times prior to us moving in 18 months ago. One of the extentions was turning a double garage into a large south facing kitchen, which basically sold the house to us. Whilst extentions may not add a lot of value to your house (over and above the build cost ) they certainly add to the enjoyment factor which of course is priceless. I am considering purchasing a ceiling mounted air conditioning unit for summer cos it did get a bit stifling for the 'wife' last summer...not that l mind my wife toiling away in the heat of the kitchen it's just that she won't have any excuses for not serving my dinner on time if l get one installed.

Oh'...and the other extention is the 'tin can' which she makes me sleep in every night...Squeak! Squeak!
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Post by Stephen » 12 Feb 2019, 15:17

Nice afternoon here at Maldon towers so gave the back grass it's first cut.

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Post by Jan Rosser » 12 Feb 2019, 15:25

Stephen wrote:
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Nice afternoon here at Maldon towers so gave the back grass it's first cut.
Too wet to cut mine but spent time tidying borders and pots - lovely to be outside - overcast here but mild :thumbup:
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Post by Mervyn and Trish » 12 Feb 2019, 15:43

And to think that back in the autumn the forecasters were predicting an exceptionally harsh winter!

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Post by Onelife » 12 Feb 2019, 16:31

Stephen wrote:
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Nice afternoon here at Maldon towers so gave the back grass it's first cut.
l tried to start our petrol mover this morning with no luck so l've drained all the old fuel out (should have done it before l know) and been out and bought a fresh gallon this morning...haven't tried it yet as l want to clean the spark plug before putting the wife out to work :thumbup: :D

It's been rather overcast today but its set to improve throughout the week :D
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Post by Stephen » 12 Feb 2019, 16:46

Yes, our mower was a bit reluctant to start. Surprising what some choice words and thrashing it with a stick can do though.

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Post by barney » 12 Feb 2019, 19:04

I've done two cuts already this winter and its still growing. Weird. I've been working on the shop fit today and was sweating like a P I G. It was really warm.

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Post by Stephen » 13 Feb 2019, 07:15

barney wrote:
12 Feb 2019, 19:04
I've done two cuts already this winter and its still growing. Weird. I've been working on the shop fit today and was sweating like a P I G. It was really warm.

Open all hours :D

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Post by barney » 13 Feb 2019, 09:16

Stephen wrote:
13 Feb 2019, 07:15
barney wrote:
12 Feb 2019, 19:04
I've done two cuts already this winter and its still growing. Weird. I've been working on the shop fit today and was sweating like a P I G. It was really warm.

Open all hours :D
I'll have to start calling Mrs.B. Arkwright ! :lol:

She'll be chuffed at that !

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Re: Indian Winter?

Post by Onelife » 13 Feb 2019, 12:12

Just cleaned the spark plug and it started firstt pull :D

Still a bit overcast here but the sun is trying to break through :thumbup:
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Re: Indian Winter?

Post by Stephen » 13 Feb 2019, 12:26

Onelife wrote:
13 Feb 2019, 12:12
Just cleaned the spark plug and it started firstt pull :D

Still a bit overcast here but the sun is trying to break through :thumbup:

Have you thought about Viagra instead :D

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Post by GillD46 » 13 Feb 2019, 14:33

Just checked the thermometer, it’s 84 in our conservatory and that’s with the doors halfway open. My husband is cutting the lawns and it feels positively spring like. Lovely.
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Re: Indian Winter?

Post by Onelife » 13 Feb 2019, 14:43

Stephen wrote:
13 Feb 2019, 12:26
Onelife wrote:
13 Feb 2019, 12:12
Just cleaned the spark plug and it started firstt pull :D

Still a bit overcast here but the sun is trying to break through :thumbup:

Have you thought about Viagra instead :D
Yes l have tried them Stephen but never again...l crushed one up thinking it would work quicker but ended up nearly chocking on my tongue :lol:

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