It's been a funny few weeks here in Yorkshire with the most extraordinary happenings taking place. The de-icer is no longer required on my van windscreen, the heating bills have dropped, and a mysterious fireball can frequently be seen overhead. Not to mention the blankets coming off the bed, and windows opening all over Doncaster. Yes, without wanting to put the mockers on it, it seems that we may finally be in the midst of a British summer.
As with most things in life though, you have to take the rough with the smooth. Yes, we'll save on heating, perhaps we'll plan a trip away, and of course we can spend the evenings cheering on a British tennis player at Wimbledon until his inevitable exit at the hands of a Swiss or Serbian in the semi finals (delete as applicable here). But sadly the warmer weather brings with it other uninvited effects that are less than ideal. And I'm not just talking about the wasps and mosquitoes, God bless them all, or the questionable clothing choices made by some amongst us.Continue Reading