Monday musings plus rain.

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It’s a rainy Monday after a string of oppressively hot days. Saturday I tried to do an art fair, but after less than 30 minutes I felt faint.


It’s one of the nicer ones, too, with truly talented artists as opposed to the type of fair where you wonder if everyone has been too kind to the people hopefully springing for booths. Art is hard.

Art is even harder if you intend to make a living at it. Not that I’d know anything about that.

And now it’s Monday like the weekend never happened, like the relaxation has vanished into a never-was. Yeah, fine, right, maybe the rain has made me a little melodramatic.

But only a tad.

I’m feeling unsettled for reasons I couldn’t pin down, which is odd as the rain usually calms me. I love a good rain. I love a dramatic rain, though this one isn’t. Steady, by the looks of it. No thunder, though.

You know what I call this. Writing weather.

Though I’m not sure that’s going to work today, I’ll have to see. Other things to do, but maybe they can be shifted. Such romantic notion, writing in the rain.

Well, not IN the rain. I don’t think my computer would enjoy that very much. Though note to self: waterproof computers, the wave of the future. GET IT? Wave?

I told you, all over the place today. I wonder if more coffee would help?

Doesn’t it always?

Happy Monday!

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12 thoughts on “Monday musings plus rain.

  1. debscarey

    After a couple of false promises, the very hot weather here in England has finally broken. The temps are still high enough for lightweight dresses, it’s just the pouring sweat and feeling faint, cranky and fed-up that is missing 🙂 Yes – I too – like rain. I like the sound, the smell, the greenness and having been brought up in the tropics where you get monsoon rain, I can be a tad disparaging of the rain here, dispensing “it’s only water” type remarks to all and sundry, before getting properly wet through myself. Not a great fan of umbrellas though … so I get wet a fair bit 🙂

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      • debscarey

        I keep losing them, or tripping over them, or poking people with them, or getting poked by them. I think my brief experience of commuting into London during wet weather put me off them for life.

        How nice of you to be thinking of me. I found myself thinking of you when you were away on holiday (which sounds fab and I want to hear *all* about it).


      • debscarey

        Nooooooo …. really? That sounds fantastic! I am hugely envious.

        I tend not to be that bothered about holidays, as I’d usually rather stay home and read loads. But that sound worth the packing and travelling for. Totally worth it.

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      • It was WONDERFUL! Though quite a hike for you…I think there’s great whale watching in Scotland, if you ever get the urge. I’ve always wanted to see the Hebrides. And the puffins!

        I like to travel. I love knowing how much of the world there is, and how many people there are in it.

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  2. debscarey

    Yes, I believe there is, and I’ve never been to Scotland. Hmmmm … I shall talk to himself. That might be the ideal holiday break for us. I shall investigate. Thanks for reminder and the inspiration.

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    • What I’ve seen of Scotland is GORGEOUS, and it shouldn’t take too long to get there (depending on your choice of transportation.)

      I think it would be lovely, let me know if you choose to go! So I can be appropriately jealous.


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