Farewell to (not Arms but) Pasty Legs

My legs had been hidden in a pair of jeans or tights during the last dreadful spring/early summer – officially, the worst one in 50 years.
Therefore understandably, my pins were pasty looking and not at all ready for summer apparel. It may be only me but I find pale legs look even more fleshy and how should I put it…’naked’.

Since the temperature in London would be soaring to 30℃ for the foreseeable future. I decided to act upon it.
A BBC meteorologist predicted that the weekend would be another sizzler.
Wouldn’t it be a perfect day for sunbathing? I suggested to Hubbie that we could have a picnic in Regent’s Park. We all need a bit of sunshine, don’t we?
We duly packed Mr.B, a tube of sunscreen, some water, a picnic blanket, hats, sandwiches, a scarf, books…etc, and headed to the park.
The sun was blazing high above us and we leapfrogged between the shades so Mr.B would not overheat.

Let’s have some photosynthesis!

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More than a few Londoners have the same idea…

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Chirpy crowds were here & there. Like us, spreading their rugs, opening their lunch and making themselves comfortable in the sun.

Ahhh, my pasty pins on display!

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How embarrassing…
Please brown my legs soon.

Hubbie’s wide-brimmed hats & Mr.B.
The hat was given to Hubbie when he went to see Lord’s Test last summer…

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Hubbie stuck around for an hour.
Sadly, he had to go back to the office due to tight deadlines to meet. Isn’t an advertising business so relentless? I felt very sorry.

Mr.B & I hang around in the sun for a few more hours.
I stretched out on the blanket and Mr.B was lying beside me.
Look at a jolly smile of Mr.B! I knew he was just hot. But it looked like he was cracking a mega watt smile…

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Around 4pm, I decided to call it a day.
I wasn’t sure if my leg had any tan. Maybe I can top up more tomorrow, I thought.
Unfortunately, a blister formed on my right big toe. Therefore, I had to limp to the bus-stop nearby, instead of strolling back to Hubbie’s office.
Ouch, I need a plaster!

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