Monday, 30 May 2011

Ne'er cast a clout till May is out

Not that that has much to do with the pictures. It was a glorious day when they poured concrete, and they were worried it would be too hot and dry too quickly. There's been a fair bit of rain since, reminding me of the old Yorkshire saying in the title. This is a little ambiguous, as "May" could mean the month or the flower, but either way, it's best not to get all your clothes off just yet. It hasn't really got hot yet this year, and the rainy season has already started. I think it's a little earlier than usual. Then there's been a typhoon and the rivers are all close to bursting their banks, filled with chocolatey water gushing down where we have barbecues.

This is what the concrete pouring looked like, anyway: