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UffUff Posts: 3,199
I got up with good intentions of starting to make a structured path through the granite chip driveway to some steps that go up to the shrubbery and the arbour but I really can't get myself moving. I've planned it in my head and I've been given some path edgings (brought back from Derbyshire would you believe) but it's this flipping wind that's blowing a hoolie that's putting me off. 

Do you ever have one of those days...
SW SCOTLAND but born in Derbyshire


  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 11,408
    All the time 😁
  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 52,005
    You mean you're only having one of those days @Uff:D

    I think this May has been particularly windy -far more than normal. Do you think that Uff?

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • punkdocpunkdoc Posts: 13,680
    More of them than of the sort where I actually do what I set out to do.
    How can you lie there and think of England
    When you don't even know who's in the team

    S.Yorkshire/Derbyshire border
  • pansyfacepansyface Posts: 21,877
    edited May 2022
    I had a quiet day planned, snoozing in the house and looking out at the rain.

     Then the phone rang. The plumber/boiler man (who we had asked to come to fix a leaky radiator valve ten weeks ago) was saying that they had a spare day free and could they come to replace all the valves on all the radiators and drain down the system and service the boiler and if they couldn’t get it all done today could we live without heating and hot water until they could come back and finish the job hopefully tomorrow?

    Yes, said OH.

    So I now have two burly young men marching all over the house wielding spanners and thumping the radiators with large metal objects and shouting to each other from three floors away and carrying 
    buckets full of dirty water up and down the stairs. Every window is open, as I am still trying to maintain some sort of an anti-Covid atmosphere and the wind and drizzle are a delight. We are pinned in the conservatory, the only room they don’t need to get into.
    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
    If you live in Derbyshire, as I do.
  • Slow-wormSlow-worm Posts: 1,370
    I've been building a set of wooden steps over an awkward structure for two years - last year a friend was supposed to do it as I was out of action, but he didn't, so I cut some more wood in March, with every intention of getting it finished - it's still stacked in the shed.. 🙄
  • Balgay.HillBalgay.Hill Posts: 938
    I've always found a nice beer sorts out those sort of days.
    As it's too windy outside, a cold Elvis Juice is helping me plan future ventures. :D
    Sunny Dundee
  • So glad it's not just me. I take time off work to get stuff done and then spend an awful lot of time on the couch. I like to think of it as re-charging. 🤔
    It's knowing what to do with things that counts - Robert Frost
  • floraliesfloralies Posts: 2,298
    Ah yes, Did you ever have one of those days @Balgay.Hill
  • Balgay.HillBalgay.Hill Posts: 938
    floralies said:
    Ah yes, Did you ever have one of those days @Balgay.Hill
    I seem to find most days are like that. :D
    Sunny Dundee
  • didywdidyw Posts: 2,898
    My day today is most definitely one of those @Uff.  Not too cold for gardening but definitely too windy - I hate the wind and couldn't get myself going enough to get out there and do stuff and ignore it.  Did manage to water some pots and the pricked-out toms though.
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