Category Archives: Seasons of the year

Forever Autumn

On this side of the Atlantic at least, its now official, summertime is over. Oh, agreed, summer has been over for a while now, but in these times, we stay on summertime, clock wise, for about 7 months now, but yes, this morning, we got our hour of sleep back, that we gave up in March. Yes, all my American readers, you still have a week to go before you get that, and indeed you start summertime a week, or two before us, so it must be nearly 8 months for you?

Of course, normally, at some point in the year, you get your hour back. Unless, like for me 2 years ago, you’re on the wrong side of the change when the UK change, but have crossed back before the US does. I suppose that strictly I got it, as the flight arrival time would have been different for that week, but of course, it doesnt feel the same that way lol!

No, I’m not going to comment on the winter weather this year, as the so called experts, for the 4th year running, are forecasting a really cold winter. Yes, thats right, the last 3 years, never happened! So…I guess they have to be right sometime, but for now…? Fingers crossed they’re wrong again, especially now I’m an old crock lol!

Of course, not everyone gets a cold winter anyway. Though yes, I’ll be hoping Southern California can get another wet winter, and then hopefully the drought issue can really go away for a few years. And of course, anyone reading this in the Southern Hemisphere is just getting ready for summer!

And agreed, unlike the blog title, and indeed the video (shock horror, lol), it wont be forever autumn, because winter will come around, and then spring, and the clocks will go forward again unless some idiots unleash nuclear war on the world at least!…rolls eyes…

Of course, talking of wars, and the world leads us to tonights video. Thats because this song is actually from the incredible Jeff Wayne musical, The War Of The Worlds. So tonight, you have a choice (assuming you even listen to these pieces?). If you have 13 minutes to spare, then watch this

You get an extra song, lots of Richard Burton, and a great live performance. If you dont have 13 minutes, then just have the main song

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The End of Summertime

Yes, I know, summer actually officially ended about a month ago, but as this weekend marks the time when the clocks go back, you could say this truly marks the end of summertime. And yes, James, before you say it, I know, the US is a week later than us changing back, but as I’m currently living over here…

I’m not sure whether summer actually ever arrived over here lol!

The other thing that marks the end of summer for me at least, being a baseball fan, is the start of the World Series, the end of the very long season. And yes, that starts tomorrow, though it will actually be Thursday morning over here when it starts, but all the same. For a while, it looked like we might have some new teams there this year, but all got turned over in what I will term the quarter finals, I think the official name is the divisional series, but anyway…so San Francisco and Detroit get to return again to the final stage. As 5 of the 6 series so far have gone to the last game, we might be going for a while yet. But given the other was a 4-0 for Detroit, maybe not!

I’ve been to San Francisco, twice in fact, and both times ended up in a wonderful baseball park during my stay. Sadly once was a day game, so didnt get to see the sun set over the Bay, while watching the game, because believe me, thats really something! No, never been to Detroit, nor likely to do so, I suspect.

Actually, this was the first year for some time that I didnt get to a live game while over there. I should have done in April, but if you look back through the blog, well, you’ll see I had fun with American Airlines back then, and Sunday was the only Seattle game at home, so… Strangely enough, I wont next year either, unless either Wichita, or Rochester suddenly get a franchise over the winter lol! Thankfully, care of ESPN America over here, I have seen some live baseball this year anyway, including the Mariners once. But yes, its not quite the same thing as seeing it live in the flesh.

November starts a ‘social whirl’ for me, at least by my standards. As already mentioned, I’m off to see a movie on the 1st, something starring Louise Brooks, whoever she may be lol! 😛 Seriously, really looking forward to that. Then later in the month, off to see the musical, Oliver as a birthday treat for someone close to me. Then at the beginning of December, the Works Christmas Dinner. Ah, the busy life of a ‘flapper’, darlings lol! Thats probably it though for a while, unless someone knows something I dont!

Next week actually will bring even more travelling ‘entertainment’ for 9 days, though of course I’ll only be travelling 7 of them. More on that on Thursday’s blog though.

For now, the song is nearly 50 years old, the performance clearly isnt.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCNingQlFV0&feature=related

At this time of year

It used to be the case that in the ‘bad old days’ before my boobs grew somewhat, that the only time of year I could go out as a ‘buxom lassie’ was when the cold weather set in, and I could secrete it under a large coat. So I used to have one reason at least for looking forward to the colder weather, cant think of many others! Still wasnt practical for work or anything, but if I was just going out into town, or maybe a bit further afield, well I could fill out the figure a bit!

Nowadays thats a bit less critical, I’ve got a bit of curve of my own, even if they arent going to worry Jordan and the like with their size lol! And yes, I’ve been happy to put them ‘on view’ during the summer, on the rare chances that arose, and in Boston where the weather was so much better! But alright, I’m shallow in a sense, I still use my enhancers when I’m at home, just because I like the feel, and weight, oh, and alright, being a buxom lass is quite fun! Snag is now, that if I use them, even under a coat, they are pretty large nowadays, due to natural assistance. 😉

So alright, I still cant use them for work or anything, I need to be consistent in such matters, and being ‘Dolly D-cup’ during the summer might be a bit too much for some tastes! And being a natural B nowadays, I probably am about a D with these in, even if the C cup bras seem to survive the test at present. It would be great to be a big girl all year round, but suspect it might attract the wrong sort of attention at times.

Its just that with the ‘wonderful’ British weather at present, tomorrow provides the first opportunity of the autumn for the more buxom Stevie Lou to hit the road. Thing is, do I really need to, or should do now? It is fun, but should I settle for being me, or having some fun? I expect I will be dull and practical, the more modestly built old lady will hit Meadowhall tomorrow, but at the same time, it is fun to be buxom, so…

Oh, whats that, the video?

Couldnt resist this, even if it isnt strictly the right interpretation of the lyrics lol!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0I-790dGx-o

Edited to add, I do so love those dresses

The end of summer

Sadly we’re now approaching the end of summer, and though September is quite often  a decent month weather wise, with the solstice on the 21st, with the sun crossing the equator, its the first sign that winter is coming.

Sadly for me, it also means the end of the cricket season, and nowadays the rugby league season as well. Therefore a quick mention for Keighley Cougars, 2nd in their division, and hopefully going on to have success in the play offs, and ultimately promotiion. Ironically the Irish cricket team still has 4 matches ahead of them, the first starting against Namibia tomorrow, then games against Canada over the following 2 weeks. And then?

Worse for me, as if it hasnt already done so, it means football will be dominating our TV screens, a sport I’m really not a fan of, to put it mildly. I could look forward to the start of the NFL season, but as a Bills fan, thats a moot point as to how much enjoyment that will bring.

Some would say the changing of the season isnt the only thing that needs changing, and I agree, being able to make a new start, somewhere new, with no baggage of who I used to be would be nice. But no, I dont really have the get up and go at my age to do so, well not unless I get help, and currently, thats not a likely event, especially given my lack of major talents, and current North American labour regulations.

So where, ideally would this middle aged TS like to start life anew? I think it might be guessed from previous hints that Seattle would be my number one, I just love the city, and the climate wouldnt be a major change for me. San Francisco is an obvious place for a TS to live, I wouldnt even be out of place there lol! Toronto, Chicago and Buffalo would also be high on my list in an ideal world, though Boston might join them after my break in 2 weeks time.

Yes, I think the holiday will really mark the end of summer for me, so about 3 weeks left then, I guess? 😉