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Change of holiday wardrobe..

Discussion in 'Personal' started by josienig, Jul 10, 2018.

  1. josienig

    josienig Lead commenter

    Off on to Spain in the morning for a few days, family wedding on Thursday. Shorts and short sundresses etc all packed since Friday.
    Sunday afternoon the doctor diagnosed the rash that appeared on my calf that morning as a skin infection, probably caused by an insect bite (I don't recall meeting the particular biting b*****d :mad:)
    I had to go shopping today for 'long' sunshine clothes..I did get a few nice things but I hate shopping under pressure.
    Am just glad that the wedding outfit is a long frock :D

    *space has made in suitcase for the antibiotic, antihistimine and steroid tablets along with the antifungal cream that were prescribed o_O
     
  2. theworm123

    theworm123 Lead commenter

    I always dress quite ‘un-seasonly’ in weather like this, I prefer lighter linen clothes and cotton t-shirts, I think the phrase ‘old before my time applies to me.
     
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  3. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    I got bitten by a cleg on Saturday night on the river bank. Enjoy the break: Rossnowlagh last week and Spain this week, eh?
     
  4. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

    Oo, a wedding! Fun. And in Spain! Jealous.
    Wrt summer clothes, I prefer to cover up with below the knee skirts. You don't have to wear shorts and short dresses. Besides, nobody wants to see my maggoty white legs.
     
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  5. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

    Besides, you can always spot the tourists because of their clothing. The natives don't go around in playsuits, baking in the sun! :)
     
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  6. lindenlea

    lindenlea Star commenter

    I get bitten to pieces. Spent French holiday spraying with Smidge and doubling up on the one a day anti histamine. The ones I'd had from the doc made me feel groggy.
     
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  7. josienig

    josienig Lead commenter

    I don't have my usual maggotty white legs this year because weeks of sunshine! I just like wearing short clothes on holidays. :(
     
  8. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    I like wearing shorts. Full stop. Consequently my legs are always tanned.

    Long clothes. I hate them. I don't like the feel of fabric around my extremities. I can't wear long sleeves. Fabric round your wrist! Yuk. No, no, no. Horribly restricting.

    I get bitten plenty.

    Have a lovely time. Just douse yourself in repellent and wear what you want.
     
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  9. notrevlim

    notrevlim Established commenter

    I'm very conservative. Long sleeves. Long trousers.

    Chatting to a Muslim neighbour who was wearing a white, full length kaftan robe and wishing I had the courage to wear something that looked so comfortable in this heat.
     
  10. onmyknees

    onmyknees Established commenter

    I've got 2 bites on my back. SO itchy and I can't reach them very well. I have to keep doing a Balloo the Bear impression on door frames!
     
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  11. josienig

    josienig Lead commenter

    I wish I knew what bit me, though the Chemist said that a number of people had been bitten by clegs.

    I didn't make it to Rossnowlagh this year :D

    Spain is lovely..spent the evening on a marina admiring yachts, now on a balcony, soon to bed. Oíche mhaith :)
     
    Last edited: Jul 11, 2018
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  12. josienig

    josienig Lead commenter

    Ouch..hope the door frames hold up!
     
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  13. InkyP

    InkyP Star commenter

    What exactly is a cleg? I've got a nasty horse fly bite on the back of my leg, there are a lot of those round here. Also a plague of pollen beetles although they are harmless.
     
  14. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    [​IMG]
     
  15. Dragonlady30

    Dragonlady30 Star commenter

    Oh my dear Lord!! That looks terrifying!! :eek:
     
  16. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    A cleg.
     
  17. InkyP

    InkyP Star commenter

    Yes, they are vicious little thugs.
     
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