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It's like autumn here!

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Marshall, Aug 16, 2019.

  1. Marshall

    Marshall Lead commenter

    Heating on as Hubs is cold even though he has a blanket around him. I have a T-shirt on and flip flops.

    All my money saving efforts will be eaten up quickly through our heating bill!
     
  2. bombaysapphire

    bombaysapphire Star commenter

    I am in a long-sleeved top, cardigan and woolly slippers. It felt warmer this morning. Since the rain has set in, it has been chilly.
     
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  3. emerald52

    emerald52 Star commenter

    Raining and windy here. Still our garden mole is happy piling up lots of hills for me to rake out.
     
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  4. sodalime

    sodalime Lead commenter

    Much warmer today than it was on Wednesday, when i fleetingly did consider putting the heating on.
    ETA: The autumnal smell is in the air now, and the light quality has changed
     
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  5. Marshall

    Marshall Lead commenter

    I would be the same with no heating on!
     
  6. smoothnewt

    smoothnewt Star commenter

    I’ve given in and just changed into winter clothes. I’ve dug out my fleecy blanket and we’ve put the heating on. Feeling quite toasty now.
     
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  7. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Lead commenter

    Get him to move. Doing some ironing would soon warm him up.
     
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  8. bombaysapphire

    bombaysapphire Star commenter

    Um, I think he might be too ill for that.
     
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  9. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Lead commenter

    Sorry. I don't know the poster and their background.
     
  10. BertieBassett2

    BertieBassett2 Lead commenter

    Autumn is definitely on its way. Two indications are:
    • I am wearing a vest
    • I heard a flock of geese flying overhead (didn't get to the window in time to see them, though)
    My daughter is having a barbecue tomorrow...
     
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  11. jubilee

    jubilee Star commenter

    For back from a stay in London on Weds. Noticed the temperature drop up North. Resorted to fleeces. I usually don't feel the cold but am chilled to the bone and put heating on an hour a go.
     
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  12. ilovesooty

    ilovesooty Star commenter

    Thank goodness I'm going on holiday to a much warmer place soon.

    I've put a cardigan on but I don't think it's heating weather.
     
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  13. red_observer

    red_observer Star commenter

    Yes been pretty grim here today in the centre of England.
     
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  14. Marshall

    Marshall Lead commenter

    Someone had a bonfire (probably burning garden waste) this morning before it started raining. That makes me think of autumn!
     
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  15. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

    Our heating came on yesterday morning...I obviously hadn't set the minimum temperature low enough to stop that happening!
     
  16. chelsea2

    chelsea2 Star commenter

    The living room temperature is still registering a balmy 21 degrees - but I'm in fleece, long trousers, socks & slippers and still feeling chilly, something I rarely do.

    I was out walking in the rain earlier, and it wasn't cold, just wet. It must be the dampness which makes it feel so cold.
     
  17. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    I've just put the heating on. Nooooo!
     
  18. Lazycat

    Lazycat Established commenter

    It’s rained all day here. I went into town this afternoon and came home with sodden feet and ruined shoes. I’ve never seen so many people walking round a city centre in wellies. (Sensible people, I wish I’d thought to do that)
     
  19. dumpty

    dumpty Star commenter

    Other thing I have noticed more than anything is how early it now is getting dark. A few weeks ago you could go for an evening walk until 9:30 pm. Now it is dark around here about 8: 40 pm or so.

    I hate that, especially when you know it is getting worse day by day...
     
  20. sodalime

    sodalime Lead commenter

    Tidal (the poster) used to start a thread every year (on the 21st of June) to mark the 'inexorable decline to darkness' or some such words.
    But, yeah, asides from missing Tidal, I'm really noticing the 'nights fair drawin' in'.
     

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