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Hot in the city

Posted by Mum About Town
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on Wednesday, 25 June 2014
London is hot, by UK standards.  Positively steamin’.  Men, women and all those uniformed smalls are all throwing their hands up in disbelief, while simply sweltering.  He always said we should get some air con, like our European friends.  But the heat never feels it’s here to stay.  Better to keep those pennies for the Npower heating bill. I retort.

Anyway, fashion is the bigger issue at steak.  We ALL have nothing-to-wear.  A little stripping off leaves us looking more than ridiculous.  That capsule collection offers no alternative.  We bare a little flesh and suddenly feel naked.

The bag of summer togs is in the attic.  Down it comes, rummaging through… nothing’s remotely wearable.  Either too ‘beach’, a little ‘poolside’ or dated last decade from GAP.

Toes, upper arms, cleavage… it’s all translucent.  We pretend self-tanning was our thing.  Smothering ourselves, imagining we will emerge a South of France beach babe.

A quick panic Google.  Many items added to basket while toenails are painted.  The sky starts to darken, and then it starts to rain.  We can all breathe a sigh of relief.


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