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Title: Summer 21
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 16:21:40
Whatís everyone up to today? Currently 33c in the shade at LL Towers. Been weeding between the patio slabs, long overdue and I pick the hottest day of the year. Under the parasol I have to say but still sweating like a glass blowers arse. Home made minced lamb & beef koftas on the BBQ later.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Batch on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 16:37:27
30.5c in the shade here. I'm slobbing on the sofa watching the gp.

hopefully Greenpeace will be along in a minute to dowse my lockdown lardy body in water


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 16:38:45
Hope the sofa isn't leather😀


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 16:47:50
Whatís everyone up to today? Currently 33c in the shade at LL Towers. Been weeding between the patio slabs, long overdue and I pick the hottest day of the year. Under the parasol I have to say but still sweating like a glass blowers arse. Home made minced lamb & beef koftas on the BBQ later.

You got your tits out for the lads :eek: :eek:


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 16:48:53
You got your tits out for the lads :eek: :eek:

Why yes actually 😁


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 16:49:39
The neighbours curtains will be twitching!


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 16:50:17
30.5c in the shade here. I'm slobbing on the sofa watching the gp.

hopefully Greenpeace will be along in a minute to dowse my lockdown lardy body in water

I have to pay good money for that. If itís free GFI.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 16:51:04
The neighbours curtains will be twitching!

Fucking will be soon. Looks like Iíll have to hit the HOME MADE CIDER soon.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 16:53:42
Go easy this time  :pint:


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 16:55:34
Go easy this time  :pint:

According to the Mrs I better FUCKING NOT. 😡


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Arriba on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 17:08:03
Sat in the shade with a fan on me watching the golf. Had enough sun last week/yesterday so need a break from it. Just ordered a curry for dinner.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Hunk on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 17:09:46
Legoland today. Thank fuck itís nearly done. Last two hours Iíve felt miserable, I wanna go hoooooooome


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 17:12:51
Sat in the shade with a fan on me watching the golf. Had enough sun last week/yesterday so need a break from it. Just ordered a curry for dinner.

Being of Indian descent and a racist apparently. I could have conjured one up easily, and tastier than your going to get for a lot less but enjoy on the hottest day of the year. Just like being a colonial master back in the days of the Raj eh?


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 17:14:36
Sat in the garden drinking cider reading the Daily Mail😀


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: ibelieveinmrreeves on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 17:15:24
Legoland today. Thank fuck itís nearly done. Last two hours Iíve felt miserable, I wanna go hoooooooome

Going Friday and really looking forward to it. Am hoping it's not as hot as today which has been unbearable.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 17:16:19
Too hot to be outside! Years ago it would have been ok on the boating lake when it was a safari park


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Wobbly Bob on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 17:17:24
Walking in Fife. Thankfully not as hot as back home or as it was up here yesterday.
Trudging through Kirkcaldy this morning and noticed an impressive set of floodlights looming in the distance so just wondering who plays there?


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 17:17:33
Too hot to be outside! Years ago it would have been ok on the boating lake when it was a safari park

Tory wanker 🤣🤣


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 17:18:47
Walking in Fife. Thankfully not as hot as back home or as it was up here yesterday.
Trudging through Kirkcaldy this morning and noticed an impressive set of floodlights looming in the distance so just wondering who plays there?

The birthplace of a one Colin Calderwood. Your mission WB is to find the house with a blue plaque.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: JBZ on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 17:18:58
Working in the home office


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 17:19:21
I hate the Daily mail and Sundays we're made for the News of the World :pint:


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Hunk on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 17:19:46
Going Friday and really looking forward to it. Am hoping it's not as hot as today which has been unbearable.

Itís been great tbf. Being of ginger descent thereís a limit to how long I can feel human in this heat though.

Would recommend getting the reserve a ride passes if you havenít already


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: The Grim Reaper on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 17:24:07
Currently 34.C in the garden here in Freshbrook, purchased a 12ft pool for the garden for £199 from Lidl a while back and we made full use of it after the bbq.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: swindonmaniac on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 17:27:33
Currently 34.C in the garden here in Freshbrook, purchased a 12ft pool for the garden for £199 from Lidl a while back and we made full use of it after the bbq.
Bet your water meters whizzing round !!.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 17:28:45
Not if he's used next doors hosepipe😀


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: DiV on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 17:38:57
Weíve had the pools out today.
Even being in cool water was too hot. I have a nice beard tan line...


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Wobbly Bob on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 17:42:19
The birthplace of a one Colin Calderwood. Your mission WB is to find the house with a blue plaque.

If I ever pluck up the courage to do the Southern Upland Way then I'll pop into Stranraer to check for said blue plaque.  :)

To answer original question. Starks Park, Raith Rovers. Looked impressive from a distance.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Ardiles on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 17:46:53
We're visiting family in Hampshire after our first 3 months living in Scotland.  Weather's been generally pleasant up north in that time.  Lovely & sunny recently with temps in the low/mid 20s.  But I'm now seemingly unable to handle a south of England summer.

Way too hot for me.  Must be going native already.  🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Quagmire on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 18:12:40
Been sat out in the sun all day, one iPad showing the cricket and the other with the GP on. Bloody lovely.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 18:16:24
You need to get a third iPad just for the TEF forum updates😀


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: RWB Robin on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 18:23:03

Trudging through Kirkcaldy this morning and noticed an impressive set of floodlights looming in the distance so just wondering who plays there?

That will be Cowdenbeath, methinks.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 18:49:09
Currently 34.C in the garden here in Freshbrook, purchased a 12ft pool for the garden for £199 from Lidl a while back and we made full use of it after the bbq.

Gave mine away last summer to an NHS nurse FOC, inc pump and Chlorine tablets. Such a fucking nasty Tory that I am. Needed to redo the lawn but the pool was in the way.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 18:50:03
Legoland today. Thank fuck itís nearly done. Last two hours Iíve felt miserable, I wanna go hoooooooome

Donít do Disney and Universal at this time of the year in Florida then, save your cash and your health 😁


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 18:51:06
If I ever pluck up the courage to do the Southern Upland Way then I'll pop into Stranraer to check for said blue plaque.  :)

To answer original question. Starks Park, Raith Rovers. Looked impressive from a distance.

I thought the legend came from Kirkcaldy. Well, if not go there anyway, youíre closer than we are.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Bogus Dave on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 18:52:10
Spent the day putting laminate flooring down (or to be more precise, watching my DIY-capable friend put laminate flooring down and occasionally handing him a board). Room is west facing, and a complete sun trap

Being ginger and also with sweat glands that activate at anything above 15 degrees, I detest this time of year


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 18:54:02
Sat in the garden drinking cider reading the Daily Mail😀

Elevated to: Tory cunt.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Hunk on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 18:54:19
Donít do Disney and u iversalin Florida then, save your cash and your health 😁

Iíll be in Atlanta in a couple of weeks where itís likely to be in the mid 30s from what Iíve been told. I am absolutely, royally fucked. I shall not be going outside


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 18:55:22
Spent the day putting laminate flooring down (or to be more precise, watching my DIY-capable friend put laminate flooring down and occasionally handing him a board). Room is west facing, and a complete sun trap

Being ginger and also with sweat glands that activate at anything above 15 degrees, I detest this time of year

Ouch.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: 4D on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 21:38:10
Spent the day putting laminate flooring down (or to be more precise, watching my DIY-capable friend put laminate flooring down and occasionally handing him a board). Room is west facing, and a complete sun trap

Being ginger and also with sweat glands that activate at anything above 15 degrees, I detest this time of year

Did your friend mop you up afterwards? :)


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Ardiles on Monday, July 19, 2021, 10:54:41
This is what gets me.  There's a tendency for newspapers etc. to assume the hotter/warmer the better when writing about the weather.  But why?  When it's too hot, there's no escaping the heat/irritability/lethargy/difficulty sleeping.  Sunburn, insect bites...all part of the territory.  In Winter - unless you're on the poverty line or homeless (& I appreciate that would be horrific if you are) - most of us can easily remedy being too cold.  You stick on another jumper, or turn the heating up a notch.  Mid-Summer is the only time of year that I think I'm genuinely unable to escape the effects of extreme weather.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Bob's Orange on Monday, July 19, 2021, 10:57:43
Our boiler has stopped working over the weekend. I suppose if there is any time for a boiler to break it is now!


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Nemo on Monday, July 19, 2021, 11:02:54
It's a scorching 14 degrees here. This is very much my climate.

Think I'll probably melt the next time I return to England. Gone native very quickly indeed.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Monday, July 19, 2021, 11:06:39
Where are you  in the world


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Peter Venkman on Monday, July 19, 2021, 11:12:56
Where are you  in the world
Chilly Jockoland.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Barry Scott on Monday, July 19, 2021, 11:45:29
I was made for hot weather and I fucking love it. I literally only sweat when itís like this and I can spend the whole day sat in it - within reason.

Think the only time Iíve disliked the heat was after falling asleep in the sun in turkey. Felt like I couldnít breathe when I woke up.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Posh Red on Monday, July 19, 2021, 11:50:43
It's odd because I hate the weather like this in the UK, but will happily spend a couple of weeks in Florida


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Monday, July 19, 2021, 11:51:18
Chilly Jockoland.

Cheers JJ


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Flashheart on Monday, July 19, 2021, 11:51:38
I fucking hated the cold in Britain. Absofukckinglutely detested it. It's one of the reasons I ended up out here.

It can get a bit uncomfortable out here but rather that than being freezing cold. It can get relatively cool out here sometimes, but it's comfortable long-sleeved shirt weather. In the meantime, the Thais will be layering up.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Monday, July 19, 2021, 11:53:52
My problem is night time as we have south facing garden and the upstairs is unbearable so hard to get any proper sleep


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: 4D on Monday, July 19, 2021, 12:07:15
I like the fact we get seasonal weather. I couldn't live somewhere where it's constant all year round.
It's a  bit stuffy now but it won't last long. I was in Rome a couple of years ago and it was 35c with a feel of 41c. The metro wasn't much fun  :)


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Cookie on Monday, July 19, 2021, 12:18:48
It was 28 degrees at midnight last night, I fucking hate this shit. Woke up in a pool of sweat and I'm fucking knackered at work today. 4 more days of this shit too.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Monday, July 19, 2021, 12:19:45
Exactly that and surprised you were able to sleep


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: 4D on Monday, July 19, 2021, 12:23:24
Anyone slept in the garden yet?  :)


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Monday, July 19, 2021, 12:24:34
I sat outside at 2am this morning thinking about it😀


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Sippo on Monday, July 19, 2021, 12:24:35
Typical fucking Brits. Moan when it's hot, moan when it's cold and moan when it's raining.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Monday, July 19, 2021, 12:26:53
I sat outside at 2am this morning thinking about it😀

Ditto. Saw a nice meteorite burn low in the west and half a dozen satellites. Alway guarantee satellites. No aliens.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Monday, July 19, 2021, 12:29:20
I was staring at the North Star 😀


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: 4D on Monday, July 19, 2021, 12:30:31
Typical fucking Brits. Moan when it's hot, moan when it's cold and moan when it's raining.

You missed off snow  ;)


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Batch on Monday, July 19, 2021, 12:35:03
I love this weather. it is probably a few degrees above comfortable, but I'd happily take this for June July and August


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: DiV on Monday, July 19, 2021, 12:38:13
This current weather is perfect if you were holidaying or at the weekend or if you were off work or a student having summer holidays.

This weather is shit to work in & sleep and twice as bad, if you work nights and have to try and sleep during the day.

Basically is great for leisure. Too hot for day to day BAU life


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Monday, July 19, 2021, 12:41:56
Spot on 😀


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Batch on Monday, July 19, 2021, 12:44:21
fair DV, fair


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Samdy Gray on Monday, July 19, 2021, 12:57:38
I'd be extremely happy to have this weather all year round. I'm seriously considering moving somewhere with a more temperate climate as soon as logistics fall into place.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: RobertT on Monday, July 19, 2021, 13:14:27
Iíll be in Atlanta in a couple of weeks where itís likely to be in the mid 30s from what Iíve been told. I am absolutely, royally fucked. I shall not be going outside

It's been raining for a couple of days and barely scratched the 30's.

It does look like we will be back to normal soon though.  As someone who detested the cold, especially combined with the wet, I love it near Atlanta.  8 months of summer, couple of months of spring and autumn and then sometimes a Friday of Winter.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: RobertT on Monday, July 19, 2021, 13:14:40
Aircon is where it's at.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Shrivvy Road on Monday, July 19, 2021, 13:21:23
Typical fucking Brits. Moan when it's hot, moan when it's cold and moan when it's raining.
Typical Sippo. Moan  ;)


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: 4D on Monday, July 19, 2021, 13:57:07
I'd be extremely happy to have this weather all year round. I'm seriously considering moving somewhere with a more temperate climate as soon as logistics fall into place.

Baghdad?

Temp today is 48c, will hit 50c tomorrow but cooling to 45c by the end of the week.
Overnight temps, a cool 31c.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Barry Scott on Monday, July 19, 2021, 19:00:52
I'd be extremely happy to have this weather all year round. I'm seriously considering moving somewhere with a more temperate climate as soon as logistics fall into place.

Same, I canít get enough of this. Give me this 365 days a year and Iíll be happy as fuck.

Me and the missus have dreams of going abroad too. Sadly brexit has shit over those dreams, but Iíll try and sort a french passport when I can be arsed. (Assuming I qualify.)


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Leggett on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 10:03:37
You're all mental, this is fucking bollocks, so far only one truck in the four I've had since it started getting hot has had fully functioning AC, I'm pretty much deaf in my right ear from the wind noise of having my window open the whole journey, I got stuck to the leather seat in last night's truck, the trailer was like a fucking oven, I slept like shit and have another four days of this. Murderous rage inbound :D Even before I was truck driver-shaped I hated weather like this, my family are all cold weather dwellers!


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Bob's Orange on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 10:28:10
You're all mental, this is fucking bollocks, so far only one truck in the four I've had since it started getting hot has had fully functioning AC, I'm pretty much deaf in my right ear from the wind noise of having my window open the whole journey, I got stuck to the leather seat in last night's truck, the trailer was like a fucking oven, I slept like shit and have another four days of this. Murderous rage inbound :D Even before I was truck driver-shaped I hated weather like this, my family are all cold weather dwellers!

Surely there must be some kind of legislation that the Truck company can't send their drivers out onto the roads without working A/C? Driving on the motorway with your window wide open means you are sucking pollution into your lungs on a daily basis. Plus being too hot increases the chances of you falling asleep at the wheel I would have thought?


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: swindonmaniac on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 10:34:35
Fucking hell, leather seats, air conditioning, power steering, automatic gearboxes, sleeper cabs, night heaters none of that when I passed my
Hgv test in 1978.   That's when truckers were truckers, You blokes are just spoilt !!.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Arriba on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 10:35:24
You're all mental, this is fucking bollocks, so far only one truck in the four I've had since it started getting hot has had fully functioning AC, I'm pretty much deaf in my right ear from the wind noise of having my window open the whole journey, I got stuck to the leather seat in last night's truck, the trailer was like a fucking oven, I slept like shit and have another four days of this. Murderous rage inbound :D Even before I was truck driver-shaped I hated weather like this, my family are all cold weather dwellers!

I hear you comrade. Shite fleet of trucks ...


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 10:35:47
CB's & Yorkie Bars😀


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: swindonmaniac on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 10:38:02
AEC's, Mandators and Fodens to name but a few, but at least we had decent roadside cafe's, and plenty of them.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: horlock07 on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 10:41:24
Surely there must be some kind of legislation that the Truck company can't send their drivers out onto the roads without working A/C? Driving on the motorway with your window wide open means you are sucking pollution into your lungs on a daily basis. Plus being too hot increases the chances of you falling asleep at the wheel I would have thought?

Plus you cant hear the porn playing on your lap top....  ;)


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: swindonmaniac on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 10:51:34
I hear you comrade. Shite fleet of trucks ...
Job used to be fun in those days, could get away with murder in those days, freedom on the road, once you left the depot they couldn't contact  you until you reached your destination, sometimes two days later if you were doing Scotland !!. Not like nowadays, spied on all day. Fuck that.
Not all good though, all that roping and sheeting, fucking nightmare in the wind and rain, good thing was drivers used to help each other then.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Leggett on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 10:54:35
Fucking hell, leather seats, air conditioning, power steering, automatic gearboxes, sleeper cabs, night heaters none of that when I passed my
Hgv test in 1978.   That's when truckers were truckers, You blokes are just spoilt !!.

Oh I've been told I'm a postman with a licence many times, don't worry about that... the leather is only due to it being a hire truck, leggy 66 plate Scania. I passed in a manual, and have driven a manual precisely once since :D Mind you, our DAF fleet are worse, as Arriba can attest to!


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: Arriba on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 11:09:51
Job used to be fun in those days, could get away with murder in those days, freedom on the road, once you left the depot they couldn't contact  you until you reached your destination, sometimes two days later if you were doing Scotland !!. Not like nowadays, spied on all day. Fuck that.
Not all good though, all that roping and sheeting, fucking nightmare in the wind and rain, good thing was drivers used to help each other then.

I've been trucking since 1999 and have had enough now. It's not the job it was. I'm lucky that I am not out on the road every week as it's a hard job nowadays. I plan to do something else asap.


Title: Re: Summer 21
Post by: swindonmaniac on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 12:07:22
Oh I've been told I'm a postman with a licence many times, don't worry about that... the leather is only due to it being a hire truck, leggy 66 plate Scania. I passed in a manual, and have driven a manual precisely once since :D Mind you, our DAF fleet are worse, as Arriba can attest to!
Bought a brand new DAF in 2003,  480bhp  85XF, superspace cab, all the extra's,  worst truck I ever bought, continually blowing air valves and fuel consumption wasn't that good !!. Got did of it after just three years.