I bought some new walking boots. No more squished toes and worn down soles!
Good excuse for a quick wander up the local highpoint - Robinswood Hill. A mighty 198m above sea level, topped with trig point, some sort of jubilee beacon and another pillar that probably should have a toposcope on it, but in fact just had holes and bits of old glue/cement. Useful.
Anyway, the scenery was fairly obvious - Gloucester (including my house!), the Cotswolds, May Hill, Bredon Hill, some of the Malverns (hiding under a rain cloud), and these:
Last weekend was the start of October. Yet we had 27° and glorious sunshine. What's that all about? Supposed to be autumn, not a very late summer...
Anyway Saturday was far too hot and stuffy for me to feel motivated to do anything, so I chilled out at home and read an entire book.
On Sunday I got up early for the rugby, then headed off in a Hay-on-Wye direction for yet more walking. Once I got the other side of Hereford the sun vanished, but my car was still telling me it was 25°.