Phew! What a scorcher!

Although it is destined to get hotter here this week, this is the recent reading from the thermometer on the Shedquarters.

That is around 42°c, but if you enclose a mercury tube in a steel housing and fix it in the sun, that’s what you will get.

Possibly more accurate is the reading on my ‘phone app., which is

Still a tad warm for my next job – lawn mowing. I might need to divest myself of the jacket and maybe even the waistcoat if no ladies are present. I will of course retain the boater and naturally it would not be seemly to display my woollen undershirt, so the collar and tie must remain.

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General Whiskers

Wargaming butterfly (mainly solo), unpainted model figure amasser, and Historical Re-enactor of the black powder era.

3 thoughts on “Phew! What a scorcher!”

  1. Good to see that Standards are being maintained, General. I find that in this weather, donning a linen waistcoat and jacket, with silk cravat and Panama, is quite sufficient. Oh Bother, it’s raining now!

    Regards, Chris

    1. Linen is indeed an acceptable option, and was selected for the horse races on Thursday evening.
      Thankfully the temperature dropped before I had to don thick wool for the 1640s during the weekend.

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