As you can see, it was a promising start here.  Although the clouds were low for the rest of the day, they were intermittent and the sun did break through.  Elsewhere it was a different story.  Flames were lit on the top of the UK’s 4 highest peaks in readiness for the paralympics (it should be paraolympics, but presumably that’s too difficult for people to pronounce…..) which start next week.

I’ll be watching some of that, by the way.  I have great respect for those that are taking part.  They have all had to conquer more than any of the athletes that competed during the last event.  I didn’t watch that as I had no interest.