Friday, July 19, 2013
Summer and beer
For the first time since the summer of '85 we haven't booked a holiday - too much work in the summer coming after a winter of not enough has made holidaying a bit unlikely, at least before the autumn or winter. As I dragged my feet, depressed towards the summer school break-up, little did I know that Scotland was about to become a spectacular suntrap. We've been trying to take the kids to the coast a couple of times a week, so they don't feel left out, and it's been as hot down there as my many summers in Cannes and Nice. What an unexpectedly pleasant surprise! If we were to get stuck home for one summer, it looks like we chose the right one!
... or is it always like this and no one's ever mentioned it to me because I'm always out of the country???