Every Witch Way

I’m melting!
It’s hot again today, and Hubby’s got the thermometer out of the fridge to see just how hot it is indoors. It’s gone off the scale.
I dread to think how hot it is inside the boat. Last year we had temperatures well in the mid thirties. Baked beans and saucepans came to mind!

We have all the doors and windows open here and it’s scorching hot inside.
We are both sitting in the kitchen with the front blind drawn. At least it’s cooler here than the conservatory. I sat down to do some more of the puzzle and it was just too hot.
In fact, it’s too hot to do anything.

Maggie got an outside shower this morning. Being black and white, she is feeling the heat too, bless her.

At least we didn’t need to use the hairdryer.


About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and have a terrible sweet tooth. Best friends are Hubby, our dog Maggie, Bro in NZ, MSM and MOH (and his dog). I am also a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! Due to a nightmare of a house sale in 2014, 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat until April 2017. We made strong friendships both on and off the water, and enjoyed swan and duck families for neighbours. Sadly times change and we were once again house hunting until September. We now reside in a small bungalow a short distance from the beach on the Lincolnshire coast.
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13 Responses to Every Witch Way

  1. I feel for you. It is in the cool side and it should be hotter

  2. scifihammy says:

    So odd to read of heatwaves in the UK! Here we have quite chilly weather – for us – but still brightly sunny. 🙂
    A glass of ice cold wine should help you! 😀

    • Ah, the sins, the sins! I do keep a bottle of water in the fridge though which is euqally as enjoyable for me!

      • scifihammy says:

        You will laugh – but right now I have many many layers on! Cold front coming up from the Antarctic. I don’t mind at all – if it brings rain! 🙂
        btw how many syns Are in one glass of white wine? I’m just interested to know.

      • Oh, oh oh! Not being a drinker (though I do like the very occasional lager, half pint 6 syns, or Baileys 25ml 4 syns) I’ve looked it up for you, and the list is misleading due to the quantity , But:
        250ml medium alcohol white wine 10 – 12and a half % vol is 10 syns
        125 ml light wine 8 – 10% vol 4 and a half so 9 for the same quantity above,
        250ml hig vol 13% or above attracts 11 and a half syns.
        My ‘synnage’ is 15 a day but sometimes I do go over that. Ice cream is the killer just now at 9 and a half each.

      • scifihammy says:

        Thank you for the info. I rarely drink wine (even tho I enjoy it) as there’s only me and it goes off before I’m half way thro a bottle – but it is a Lot of syns!
        I’m sure Vodka is totally syn free! 😉
        That’s the trouble – a little of what you fancy does you good, but it also contains tons of syns! 😀

      • 25ml of vodka is 3 syns, 35ml 4, as is gin. It’s been a while since I had a glass of wine, but I tend to go for a sparkler like asti, 125ml has 4 and a half syns, or lambrusco which is slightly less at 4 for the same amount.
        Over here, you can buy small bottles for around £2 which gives you about one and a half glasses. OK, a big bottle is only a few pence more, but at least you could have your treat and not have to throw the rest away. I wonder if you could freeze it as an ice lolly?????

      • scifihammy says:

        haha I like the idea of a wine ice lolly! 😀

  3. I’m used to AC – and ours is currently out of service until they get the new one in on Wednesday and can come install it. Thankfully, we were out of town this weekend and got to enjoy some working AC, courtesy of the hotel where we were staying.

    • We don’t have it here in houses as a rule. In the cottage, we had ceiling fans, something which will be copied when we find our new house.

      • And over here, everywhere seems to think we need to have the AC running at full blast all the time!

        Choppy generally seems wary of ceiling fans. She’s not really afraid of them, she just always gives them a long look before getting near them.

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