An English Summer

The Mexile

It’s been as hot in parts of England as it has been in Mexico City this week. I’ve waited more than a year to be able to say that, and it won’t last, but I’ll enjoy the heatwave while we have it. Tomorrow we’re heading down to the beach. Bournemouth is just a twenty minute drive, but we’re planning on going to the slightly more exotic (and substantially less crowded) Sandbanks in Poole. And maybe on to Studland. The sands there are white, and when it’s hot you could, just for a moment, almost imagine you’re on the Mayan Riviera. That illusion will be instantly dispelled the moment your toes touch the chilly waters of the English channel.

The unseasonably hot weather we have suddenly, and belatedly, been blessed with is most enjoyable. It tempts one to wish we’d get a bit more of this global warming malarky. Not that…

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