Saturday, 1 November 2014

Halloween heatwave

So yesterday was the hottest Halloween in England since records began.  The mercury soared to 21.5c in some parts and the nation stripped down to bikinis and budgie-smugglers and headed for the nearest green space to soak up the balmy sun.  We were reminded by such high-class periodicals - like The Sun and the Daily Mail - that Britain was officially hotter than Athens, Istanbul and Rome.

Well, here's a stark warning against sunbathing in open spaces.   A resident of the nearby village of Brill learnt the lesson the hard way...


  1. That reminds me of a dream I once had, I dreamt I was applying pink lipstick and when I woke up I was laid underneath the dog.

    I read in another paper that it's going to plunge to -4 next week and it's going to be the coldest winter since records began.

  2. Dear Lord and heaven above. And when I tried to do something similar, I got arrested by the P.C. Brigade. How rude. I know...