Sunday, 2 October 2011

sweating cobs

by it's warm isn't it! unseasonably so. the other day i was running along, mouth wide open obviously, and in shot a fly! next minute i got one in the eye. not a good look, coughing and spluttering with a twitchy eye. but then neither is running along mouth and eyes shut tight. try it. you'll see what i mean!

anyway the reason im going on about our little heatwave is because it wasnt that long ago our little bloggtasticsphere was full of stories of snow, ice and running in 5 layers. 6 if you include base. it were a winter blogg wonderland (you know who you are). so its only right to bang on a bit about october heat. before you know it'll be humping down once again you watch. 'it needs it it does. ground needs it' everyone'll be saying. you cant win.

make most of it i say. im still in my (short) salomon shorts. the factor 15's seen a fair bit of sunlight too. though i have to say i haven't got round to getting the patio furniture back out.

whatever weather is it catches us all out. we're never ready for it. it snows and all schools close. it rains and that campsite at top of derwentwater floods. its get all hot and there's a shortage of ice cream cones. kid you not. it were on telly other day. about how the weather has thrown everyone. shops full of winter clothes in sales. asda back out with 3 for £5 on bbq range. restaurants cooking up hot pots no-one wants. and yes, the ice cream man panicking about his cone supply (there were no mention of sprinkles or monkeys blood mind..he must have bought a job lot of those at start of season)

not sure how long it'll last all this lovely weather but you can bet your house it won't be long before it'll all be back to normal. old folk forever banging on about how dark and freezing it is all the time. price war on tins of roses n quality street escalate as we head towards xmas. january sales starting in november. and cadburys easter eggs hitting shelves on boxing day. along with blanket coverage on telly of sofa ads.

and we'll all be banging on about snow and 5 layers. 6 if you count...


kate said...

this year i had my first cream egg on the 6th of january! ....can't wait for proper winter :)

Jess said...

So very very true...but I am kind of looking forward to winter. :)

sbrt said...

Normal service to be resumed soon.

Karen said...

funny :)

Thomas Bussiere said...

Great running blog!
Ready for some cooler weather myself.

JessiePants said...

I'm imagining what you are describing with the warmth...mmmm, as Funderson and I just got back from running in the snow. We made a pact that our AM runs would take a sabbatical if the temperature is below 10 degrees F.
The grass is always greener, eh.

ultra collie said...

kate..proper winter still on hold too
sbrt..hurry it up please
karen..really? ;)
tb..hi..thanks for popping by! you take the temp beforehand ;)

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