Summer is on the way!

A right load of bollocks...

Re: Summer is on the way!

Postby Fletch » Mon Dec 24, 2018 11:23 pm

Christmas

Long before Christianity evolved, people celebrated the winter solstice as the end of the dark times and the coming of light. Roman Christianity moved the day on which it commemorates the birth of Jesus to the winter solstice. It replaced a holiday of older religions. The deeper meaning stayed.

https://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/12/christmas.html

See, I was right to celebrate all along. :hap:
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Re: Summer is on the way!

Postby Guest » Wed Dec 26, 2018 12:01 am

Barbados is nice this time of year for a sun top up. :Wiiiine!:
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Re: Summer is on the way!

Postby Dean » Wed Dec 26, 2018 12:16 am

Guest wrote:Barbados is nice this time of year for a sun top up. :Wiiiine!:


So is Liverpool...
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Re: Summer is on the way!

Postby Guest » Wed Dec 26, 2018 12:12 pm

Lovely sunny day here, just been on the beach for a stroll all wrapped up, even the pooch. Back home for hot buttered crumpets and tea now. :wubwub:
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Re: Summer is on the way!

Postby Dean » Wed Dec 26, 2018 1:09 pm

Guest wrote:Lovely sunny day here, just been on the beach for a stroll all wrapped up, even the pooch. Back home for hot buttered crumpets and tea now. :wubwub:


More bollocks...
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Re: Summer is on the way!

Postby Jobless Oddball » Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:24 pm

Dean wrote:
Guest wrote:Barbados is nice this time of year for a sun top up. :Wiiiine!:


So is Liverpool...


And you've been to neither!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :pmsl: :pmsl: :pmsl: :pmsl:
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Re: Summer is on the way!

Postby Gabby » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:08 pm

I’ve got miniature daffodils in full bloom already :wubwub:..... I love Spring! :wubbers:
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Re: Summer is on the way!

Postby Rolluplostinspace » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:11 pm

Summer was in my garden today.
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Re: Summer is on the way!

Postby measurer » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:19 pm

Guest wrote:Lovely sunny day here, just been on the beach for a stroll all wrapped up, even the pooch. Back home for hot buttered crumpets and tea now. :wubwub:



Seriously getting worried about your state of mind Guest....
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Re: Summer is on the way!

Postby measurer » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:19 pm

Rolluplostinspace wrote:Summer was in my garden today.



Was it snowdrops?
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Re: Summer is on the way!

Postby Stooo » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:21 pm

I went to work at dawn this morning, the sun was struggling over the horizon at 06.30; still dark but hey. Drove home at 16.30 without headlights on, is it over? :ooer:
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Re: Summer is on the way!

Postby Gabby » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:30 pm

Easter’s later this year, 21st April.... more chance of some good weather! :canny:
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Re: Summer is on the way!

Postby Rolluplostinspace » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:37 pm

measurer wrote:
Rolluplostinspace wrote:Summer was in my garden today.



Was it snowdrops?

Loads of 'em.
Crocusseseses too.
Dafs up but not flowering yet.
Garden full of warmth bright light and a chorus of birds.
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Re: Summer is on the way!

Postby jra » Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:16 pm

Gabby wrote:Easter’s later this year, 21st April.... more chance of some good weather! :canny:


It doesn't necessarily work that way. Weather doesn't obey dates.

It's pretty mild at the moment for the time of year, but around about this time last year there was 'The Beast From The East'.
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Re: Summer is on the way!

Postby Nucks » Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:18 pm

Fletch wrote:
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Well now I’ve got that feckin song in my head on a loop. :grrrrr:
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