Thursday, June 29, 2017


After a couple of days off from here (but hundreds of circuits of the Heffernans pool), we are back :)

Warm and very sticky, 78F.

Rye Roadhouse for dinner tonight :)

Elizabeth orates.

Monday, June 26, 2017

On vacation :)

Spent a leisurely day moving into the Heffernans and making sure our place was clean and tidy for mum and dad to arrive tomorrow :)

Very pleasant right now, 80F with a nice breeze.

I'll have lots of time for a splash and a soak in the pool before dinner, and then Crisp will need picking up from work.

Mary Queen of Scots marries a drunk.

Sunday, June 25, 2017


After a lovely morning the skies are starting to darken and I suspect Cris will not get in a full day at work. 83F and overcast right now.

Innuendos abound about Elizabeth and Dudley.

Saturday, June 24, 2017


A much nicer day than yesterday. This mornings rain seems to have knocked down the humidity, and so with lots of sunshine, 84F, and a nice breeze it's very pleasant :)

It would appear that the young Elizabeth I was a bit of a Lolita.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday off

Warm and sticky, 82F and currently a bit showery.

Taking a break from cleaning the apartment for a quick walk :)

Mary turns England Catholic again.

Thursday, June 22, 2017


Yet another nice day, 84F with a nice breeze.

Someone doing a bridal photoshoot on the bridge :)

Thomas Cromwell rises to power.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017


Another nice one, 81F and mostly sunny.

Henry VIII wants a new wife.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017


A much nicer walk than yesterday's date before the storm. It's sunny and breezy and 83F.

Mary and Brandon marry and piss off Henry VIII.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Muggy Monday

Chased around by thunder in the distance, apparently there's a big storm coming! Hot and humid, 82F.

Catholic England.

Sunday, June 18, 2017


Warm and very humid without much wind, 83F, so I'm sweating a bunch!

Henry IV, V & VI.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Graduation Saturday

What a great day! We got to watch Cris graduate this morning, and then had an awesome party (with the families of 2 of her friends) in the Parish Hall. Right now I've snuck of for a quick walk with Holly while the remnants are playing Cards Against Humanity :)

Warm and very humid, 75F, but the rain held off for the graduation this morning.

Richard rides out to meet Wat Tyler.

Friday, June 16, 2017


Cool and overcast with occasional drizzle, 67F.

The Black Death takes its toll and 10 year old Richard is crowned.

Thursday, June 15, 2017


Another nice day-fingers crossed for Saturday! Mostly sunny with a nice breeze and 78F.

An England on the brink is ill prepared for the Black Death.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017


What a lovely day after the crazy heat of the last two! Sunny with a gentle breeze and 82F.

Edward III.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Phew, again!

Still v. hot, 93F and not a breath of wind to temper it. Thank goodness for Holly's evaporative cooling coat :)

The truth about William Wallace of Scotland.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Phew, what a scorcher!

Hot and sunny and still, 94F!

Luckily Holly has her cooling coat, so she's handling it better than I am :)

Edward mourns the death if his baby-factory wife.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

A tad warm...

We had very successful picnic after church this morning, and the weather has certainly taken a turn for the warmer... it's currently 88F and sunny with a light breeze :)

Edward I is crowned.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Sultry Saturday

Well, it's finally warmed up :) 83F and mostly sunny with a warm breeze.

Henry III builds Westminster Abbey.

Friday, June 9, 2017


Finally it would appear summer is making an appearance- sunny and pleasant and 77F with blue skies and almost no breeze :)

Richard takes the Cross and heads for the Holy Land.

Thursday, June 8, 2017


It's been s mostly nice day, but it's cooling down a little now, 65F. By the look of the forecast we will be looking back on these cool evenings with envy soon enough.

It's the Senior Recognition Awards tonight, scholarships and certificates and the like- we have been invited and told that Crisp will be receiving something (shh, we're not supposed to tell her), but we have no idea what.

Thomas and Henry meet in a field, again.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017


Warning up a little, 65F, but still mostly overcast.

Thomas a Becket is put on trial.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017


Cool and damp, 56F, is it really the first week of June?

Henry I.

Monday, June 5, 2017


Coolish but humid, 63F and overcast.

Empress Matilda (amongst others) tries to rule.

Sunday, June 4, 2017


Still quite warm, 67F, but turning showery- in fact I've just got the call that Crisp is finishing work at the club early and needs picking up.

Harold gets an arrow in the eye.

Saturday, June 3, 2017


A very pleasant day for a walk, 68F and mostly sunny with a nice cooling breeze.

1066 and William and Harold face off across the Channel.

Friday, June 2, 2017


A pretty day, better than we were promised, 67F and sunny.

Edward throws Godwynn out of the kingdom.

Thursday, June 1, 2017


Another nice one, 76F and mostly sunny with a light breeze :)

King Canute.