Same problem here. However we had one man at work who come rain, come snow and ice never ever wore an overcoat and in mid-winter could be seen walking to work with his jacket slung over his shoulder. Masochism!!!Mid A 15 wrote:One legacy of CH is that it has to be very cold for me to feel it or want the heating on.
The downside is that the wife and daughters don't feel the same way!
Don't tempt him; they'll run out of wall sockets or money to pay the electricity bill.Angela W wrote:A Lakeland catalogue has just been delivered. I was excited to see a splendid chocolate coloured electric fleecy throw, with nine heat settings! Ideal in which to huddle to do one's prep, I thought.
Lucky girl! We had from 6.55 until 7.05am to:GMA wrote:This thread name made me smile as yesterday morning, around 6a.m. I was laughing like an idiot and thinking of old school days as my other half and I got dressed under the bedclothes as I used to do at Hertford. .
get out of bed, and
get washed, and
get dressed, and
fold each sheet and blanket separately, and
put the mattress in an arch on the bed frame with the blankets NEATLY beside it *, and
get downstairs, and
Put outdoor shoes on and be ready for breakfast parade
That was for the plebs - those on dining hall trades had to be in the dining hall by 7.05 at the latest having completed the above and walked along the back of the houses to the dining hall..
* if it was then judged to be insufficfiently neat everything was thrown on the floor and you had to re-do before breakfast parade.
Not a spare moment to dress under the sheets which would take an extra 28.5 seconds (or more!)Green for envy