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too hot to work!

It is 8h45 in the morning here and already it is 21 degrees. 
Today we are expecting a high of 33 degrees and a storm is forecast to arrive late afternoon. Yesterday we had a high of 36 degrees and it was almost too hot to work.

Our guests are going canoeing on the Dordogne today and I am very envious. It is voted one of the top 10 things to do whilst staying in the region and you can not beat the view from the river.

We have not had a lot of rain this summer and the countryside is looking very dry so a day or two of rain will be parfait.

It is the time of the year when all the online decoration shops send you emails telling you it is time to get cosy....maybe from tomorrow I can think about cosy but for the moment the fan is staying on!

Off to work I must go, wishing you a fabulous day where ever you are and what ever you are doing...

amicalement, Leeann x


  1. Hot here too, as I type I can hear thunder rolling and spots of rain beginning to fall. Our German Shepherd M'Selle Fleur will try and sleep in our bed again tonight for sure, she is terrified of thunderstorms.
    Wishing you a cool night and rain tomorrow!

  2. We are still in 90 degree weather through September here in Northern California. We do not get cozy until nearly November. So our fan remains on too. Beautiful days.


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