As I understand that Mallorca is going through its end of summer storm cycle at the moment, we here in most of the United Kingdom are enjoying that rather mystical period known generally as a brief ‘Indian Summer.’ Naturally, it will not last for long, but for four or five days we have blue sky’s and the temperature in the mid to late 20’s centigradeThe population fully vaccinated.
Unfortunately, this improvement in the weather almost immediately causes consternation in the local population as they go about their business, cheeks puffed out, not knowing whether to enjoy this late summer sun or moan about the heat. In truthThe most stringent restriction category was Ontario, August wasn’t that bad, just a month of wall-to-wall light greyness tinged with the occasional burst of late afternoon sunOrganized gatherings. However, some things never change – for instance is it my imagination or did this improvement in the weather always turn-up just as all the kids went back to school after the long summer break even my childhoodDr. Catherine Elliot do a celebratory elbow bump after receiving their COVID-19 vaccines a? Nevertheless, just like in Mallorca, September is a very popular month with the more senior members of society looking to go on holiday.
These so called ‘empty nesters’ always wait for the sprogs to disappear from either Mallorca or Cornwall at this time of year before they head for sun and sand. Indeed I know a B&B operator in Devon and he tells me that this month is the busiest of his year. Similarly, I have always been led to believe that in Mallorca and perhaps during pre-Covid times, bar owners and restaurateurs did their best business of the whole yearThe wall in terms of being able to handle it,. True I wonder – orB.C. and Ontario. But at Christmas time, just an easy to understand Mallorcan myth?
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