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The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore – The Walker Brothers — a band formed in Los Angeles that achieved greater success here in the UK (and Germany), than in their native USA, perhaps because they brought a little California sun into the dreary skyscape of the UK.

Last summer, here in the U.K., we had a heat wave towards the end of the summer term, followed by a lousy summer holiday and the year before that a lousy summer holiday followed by a heat wave at the beginning of the autumn term.

As there has been hardly a day without rain since we broke up three weeks ago, I am increasingly beginning to wonder why I continue to live here, having lived in much nicer places, and what the precise point of this bloody country really is.

I derive little comfort from the fact that things are little better on the other side of the Pond, as I learnt after reading this article from last Friday’s Noo Yoik Times.

I quote:

Not one 99-degree day in Central Park. Not a single day that the temperature even approached 90. For just the second time in 140 years of record keeping, the temperature failed to reach 90 in either June or July.

And again:

This summer, 85 is the new 95.

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(H/T HuffPo)

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