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To sack our Jubilee Big Lunch in this horrendous weather

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Jupe01 Sun 03-Jun-12 11:13:26

In brief, two eight year old boys. all excited about the lunch party on the school field, and I feel about as excited as a wet sack about the prospect of sitting in the rain for four hours. My 'blitz spirit' is in pretty short supply this morning!

difficultpickle Sun 03-Jun-12 11:15:40

We had our street party yesterday and are going to another one tomorrow. It has been raining all night here (near Windsor) and is still drizzeling now. I wouldn't fancy being in a field today but I reckon your boys will love it!

Jupe01 Sun 03-Jun-12 11:53:47

Good move to have it either side of Sunday. I am sure you're right about my boys. Just need to work on my enthusiasm!

Enragia Sun 03-Jun-12 11:54:01

its sunny here

aldiwhore Sun 03-Jun-12 11:55:41

We've just finished tree planting in the village in the pouring rain... I was dreading it, but ate cake and rather enjoyed surrendering to the weather and joining the kids in jumping in puddles.

finnbarr Sun 03-Jun-12 11:56:02

bisjo I'm near Windsor too!!!! Looks damp damp damp out there!

McHappyPants2012 Sun 03-Jun-12 15:08:56

Put wellies and raincoat on typical British weather it will add a bit of fun smile

Sparklingbunting Sun 03-Jun-12 15:12:53

Have you got a gazebo?

WWYB Sun 03-Jun-12 15:26:33

Take a flask of tea or soup or whiskey and warm clothes and wellies and you'll be fine.

Jupe01 Sun 03-Jun-12 16:02:07

Took the hip flask tip and a good time was had by all - ish! Ha ha

Jupe01 Sun 03-Jun-12 16:03:44

Gazebos were borderline useless as the water poured through them. Lucky I'm not style conscious type ha ha - looked like I had been dragged through a hedge by the time we came back!

Buntingbunny Sun 03-Jun-12 16:16:24

Just managed to convince my DCs and a friend to stop standing about in the rain and come home, Coffee hopefully is brewing.

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