Looking for the Shade…..

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Darley Park, Derby

Seems daft that when we want to enjoy the sunshine we try to stick to the shade when out walking (sorry – Daily Permitted Exercise).  But with morning temperatures around 24c and rising, shade was very welcome…. and that heat brought out the scent of the Wild Garlic….

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Being Saturday I did expect more folk out and about. Well there were quite a few more, all keeping a safe distance but it did nothing to ease the strange isolated feeling.  Passing the Park Café, that on a day like today, would normally be packed with people, tables over the patio and a happy bubble of conversation – you were soon reminded that this is indeed strange times….

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Still nice to be able to get out and about… the bonus apart from space to breath is the sound of the spring bird song….. now that is worth a listen too.

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Not sure what tomorrow will bring…the forecasters are full of doom and gloom.  Our high of 26c today is down to a probable 8c at best.  We wait to see.

But today was just great so best not to complain… 🙂

Please Remember ….

Stay Safe …. Be Kind…. Look After Each Other

9th May

(C) David Oakes 2020

 

5 thoughts on “Looking for the Shade…..

    • The overnight change forecast did happen….. 8c this morning and the promise it may drop lower with frost tonight.. It is s shock after yesterdays heat which didn’t even fade in the evening. It is May 🙂

  1. It’s nice to think about your warming spring as autumn here progressively cools things down. At least we finally had a good rain, but we’re still under drought conditions (the most severe in recorded history).

    • Well it was warming, rather nice to wear shorts and T-shirt. The overnight change did happen 8c this morning and may go lower. I have dug out the winter fleece for todays walk. We had a record breaking drought followed by the wettest winter on record with flooding in many places…….so just wait, you never know what is on the cards weather wise 🙂

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