Home Family A Very British Summer - Here Is Why It Disappoints Many Of...

A Very British Summer – Here Is Why It Disappoints Many Of Us

Now the British summer is coming to an end and everyone is heading back to school, we have had a bit of time to reflect on our summer. A couple of months ago we all had very high hopes for scorching sun and days wasted on the beach, however, this did not quite go to plan. Here are a few of those classic disappointing moments at the end of the summer.

No Tan

Unless you are the God of tanning, you are sure to spend a British summer remaining pasty and pale as there is no consistent hot weather to get that natural sun kissed look.

via giphy.com
via giphy.com

Tropical Beaches… Not

Even on a hot day, British beaches always remain to be cold! It is more windy, breezy and therefore freezy at the coast.

via giphy.com
via giphy.com

Not To Mention The Sea

If you are brave enough to take a dip in the sea then you deserve a medal! It is a known fact that the sea is always icey cold even on the hottest day of the year.

via giphy.com
via giphy.com

Spending More On Fake Tan Than Sun Cream

You’ll end up spending more on fake tan and tinted moisturiser than sun cream when in England, the sun is so rare that you’ll want to look tanned ready for those days.

via giphy.com
via giphy.com

What Summer Body?

Despite all the summer body hype, the ice cream seems to have been too irresistible and the smell of those BBQ’s are too tempting so out the window goes those abs.

via giphy.com
via giphy.com

Hot Cloudy Days

Over this summer we have had more than our fair share of uncomfortably hot yet cloudy days, that are just plain horrible.

via giphy.com
via giphy.com

Or Just Rain

But is it worse than rainy days, warm rainy days, grey rainy days – we’ve had them all this summer.

via giphy.com
via giphy.com

Cancelled Plans

Don’t plan any picnics, beach days or summer excursions as no doubt the British weather will cancel them for you.

via giphy.com
via giphy.com

Lack Of BBQ

There will be a disappointing lack of BBQ’s that you have managed to actually have al fresco! In fact us Brits more commonly think of BBQing as just normal indoor oven cooking.

via giphy.com
via giphy.com

Never As Good As Movies

Summer is never as good as it looks in the movies, with water fights, lakes and sun. Our summers are never quite.

via giphy.com
via giphy.com

Wishing you Were Abroad

Most of us spend our British summers wishing we were abroad in a sunny country where we could relax on white sandy beaches with blue seas, instead of being in England with merky cold water!

via giphy.com
via giphy.com

Jealous Of All Instagram Famous

All famous instagrammers always seem to have the best summers, with the best clothes and the best slices of watermelons. Unfortunately, this does not seem to happen for us.

via giphy.com
via giphy.com

Not Being Able To Wear Any Summer Clothes

Due to the lack of summer weather, we never seem to be able to wear those cute summer outfits we had lined up and spent far too much money on.

via giphy.com
via giphy.com

About A Week’s Worth Of Sun

In total over the 6 week summer holiday, there has probably been about a week’s worth of sun spread out between the rain and dark grey clouds.

via giphy.com
via giphy.com

Only Sunny Once Back To School!

The worst part about our British summers is that the minute we are all back to school, uni and work is that you can guarantee that it’ll be really sunny.

via giphy.com
via giphy.com



LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

0FansLike
0FollowersFollow
0FollowersFollow

PEOPLE READING NOW

How Many Of These 11 Facts About James Corden Did You Know?

It's safe to say, he's got his fingers in many pies. Here are 11 facts about James Corden - how many of them did you know?

The Greatest Animal Zoo Escapes in History – #3 Defies my Powers

Believe it or not, a lot of animals currently residing in zoos across the world aren’t the biggest fans of living their lives in...

Boris Johnson is Addicted To Something – You Won’t Believe What it is…

Earlier on this year during a visit to Japan, Boris Johnson decided to take part in a touch rugby game with various Japanese children....

8 Of The Coolest Records Drake Has Broken – You Won’t Believe No. 4!

He's sold millions upon millions of albums and singles worldwide and has broken all sorts of records along the way. Here are 8 of the coolest records he's broken.

Check Out These 12 Facts About Coronation Street

Coronation Street started in 1960 and has aired nearly 9,000 episodes since. It's the longest-running British soap opera and is the longest-running in the world....