Here is a poem I wrote last summer that I am repeating in honuor of todays glorious sunshine and summer warmth.
Summer is sunny days, sunburnt skin and sizzling barbeques.
Utterly clear blue skies, umbrella used for shade not rain and ultra violet rays.
Millions of people mowing the lawn, money spent at summer sales and mingling on beaches.
Men buy sunglasses and women buy hats, melting ice-cream over hands, fingers and faces and meals eaten outside on a cool evening.
Excitable children splashing into the sea, energetic families go to centre parks and expenses are paid for those day time events that keep the children busy.
River trips upon the canal in a longboat, relaxing by pool or in the garden and rest in general to help keep you smiling through the damp and windy months ahead.