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Moved back home to get away from the heat in queensland

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and it's too darned hot down at the coast in Paignton! This heat is different so no good looking at temperatures and comparing them! I'm back to getting dehydrated, feeling exhausted and trying to find the shade - it's quite nuts LOL I think winter will be an overwhelming shock to my system but I can dress to suit and the houses here are so well insulated and cosy. Tomorrow we're off the Dartmoor in the hope it might be cooler somewhere there.

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I was going to say its maybe the humidity but then i noticed your from queensland lol

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I do find people whingeing on here and in the papers about the "heatwave" in the Uk laughable. i remember summers in Devon and London regularly got into the high 20s and low 30s. Its summer for God's sake.

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Chill... Maybe you just coped with it better than some people plus us brits love to talk or moan about the weather!

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I remember the first time I moved abroad and spent a year in California. I came back to the UK for the summer and spent a day helping a friend repair his car out in the lovely summer sun. That evening, sitting in the pub on a stool, I started to feel really dizzy and the next thing I knew I had passed out from heat stroke! My friends thought it was hilarious that I could have lived in the US and come home to an English summer to have heat stroke.

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Middle of winter in Melbourne and its going to be 21 today.

Beautiful day.


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and it's too darned hot down at the coast in Paignton! This heat is different so no good looking at temperatures and comparing them! I'm back to getting dehydrated, feeling exhausted and trying to find the shade - it's quite nuts LOL I think winter will be an overwhelming shock to my system but I can dress to suit and the houses here are so well insulated and cosy. Tomorrow we're off the Dartmoor in the hope it might be cooler somewhere there.

 

Hound Tor and Haytor are generally nice and cool (and lots of shade) when it is really hot on the coast. Nice views too.


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Should have come to SA - ok it gets a bit toppy in Summer, but its a dry heat, and now its FREEZING! :D lol


Moved on a 179 PR visa Feb 2012; Citizenship granted Jan 2016. Settled in Adelaide. Loving it and feel like everyday is paradise compared to life in the UK.

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I'm in Toowoomba in Southeast Qld and freezing to death--three layers of clothing and I still have to turn on the reverse cycle A/C from time to time.


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We had a hot day in the 20s and then... everything went black and a big storm. Back to normal temps.

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We haven't had it this hot for this long since 1976. So don't worry it's a blip, the last time we had a bit of weather like this was in 2006 which is 7 years ago and it then lasted for 2 weeks, so ....... Enjoy it it while you can, it might never happen again.

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I'm in Toowoomba in Southeast Qld and freezing to death--three layers of clothing and I still have to turn on the reverse cycle A/C from time to time.

 

I dont envy you, it's been cold here and i had heard its colder in winter and hotter in summer when your inland. The temps really dropped here last month but this last couple of days have been quite bright and much warmer, it was 14 degrees at 6.30 am yesterday and similar today,we havent lit the fire these last 2 nights ,so lets hope we havent jinxed things and the temps don't get lower,lol

 

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Frozen nose in Perth. Got my slippers and cardi on in bed over thermal vest and pjs. I don't like winter.

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Frozen nose in Perth. Got my slippers and cardi on in bed over thermal vest and pjs. I don't like winter.

 

Swap you? Im melting! I forgot how hot this house and garden got, the dogs are hating it. Lucy usually loves a bit of sun

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Frozen nose in Perth. Got my slippers and cardi on in bed over thermal vest and pjs. I don't like winter.

I like stacy would swop you in a heartbeat....the heat is relentless.


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Guest The Ropey HOFF

It's hard to escape this heat, it's bad today, no air con, no pool, no lovely beach and cooling sea nearby, damned Australia, why do you tease us so much.

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Im not moaning about the weather at all :wink:

Especially after tomorrow as last day of school... so all good here,


Oz is Beautiful, but the uk is home :wubclub:

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It's hard to escape this heat, it's bad today, no air con, no pool, no lovely beach and cooling sea nearby, damned Australia, why do you tease us so much.

Most people in oz ain't got pools and air con and where is this cooling breeze you talk of?


Drinking rum before 11am does not make you an alcoholic, it makes you pirate..

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Love our changing seasons...

Love being home in the UK

:wink:

I loved the last couple of REAL winters with snow at Xmas.......and now a heatwave......the autumn will be spectacular this year.


Drinking rum before 11am does not make you an alcoholic, it makes you pirate..

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Most people in oz ain't got pools and air con and where is this cooling breeze you talk of?

 

He said, cooling sea. Where do you get that most people ain't got aircon? Full of it again pb. And in Perth we have the Fremantle Doctor, you should know that, you lived here after all lol!

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Everyone I know has aircon- and we are in so called chilly Melbourne. Pools are not so common these days, they are a bit of a nuisance, or at least ours is ( though we still enjoy it in Summer)

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He said, cooling sea. Where do you get that most people ain't got aircon? Full of it again pb. And in Perth we have the Fremantle Doctor, you should know that, you lived here after all lol!

 

Quite new to Perth. What is the Freemantle Doctor please?


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