Happy Sunday friends.

I hope you have been enjoying this lovely weather we have been having lately?

What an amazing week. The weather has been unbelievable.

Sunshine all around. All week too and not just here today and gone tomorrow.

It feels like Spring was missed and we have landed straight into Summer.

I wonder how long it will last for?

Me and my Husband got a rare day out together in Nottingham on Thursday. We made the most of his day off from work and went out for lunch when the children were at school.

We had a lovely day out together in the sunshine.

The sun shining brightly, makes everyone feel happier too.

Can you believe it was snowing only 2 weeks earlier? Crazy weather. Over the Easter holiday we had 2 weeks of miserable weather. All our plans went out the window. Deep snow on Easter Monday with rain all week. Then on week two we had 5 days of thick fog and no sunshine.Then when the children go aback to school after 2 weeks of not going out too far, we have an heatwave.

At last Spring is finally here and I hope you are getting out in the sunshine and enjoying it.

I have been getting the grass cut all weekend, it is amazing how much it has grown over the last few weeks.

Now I am off for a jog, shower and then watching London Marathon on the TV. I am happy I did not get in this year as it would have been a little too warm for me to run, methinks!! But I would have given it a go.

Linking up our sunny selfie in Nottingham with My Sunday Photo:


Some posts you might have missed this week:

My new running goals:ย 25 Minutes Parkrun Goal : Partย 1.

A tasty brunch recipe:ย Speciality Tomatoes on Hot Garlic Bread with Pesto.

Lots of fun over at:ย Welcome To The Weekend Link Up.


Hi, I am Claire and I created Claire Justine in 2011. I hope you enjoy reading my posts as much as I love writing them. Please leave a comment below and share your thoughts with us.


  1. Tamar SB
    April 22, 2018 / 10:29 am

    So crazy how warm you all got! I'm watching the marathon too (:

    • Clairejustine oxox
      April 22, 2018 / 11:09 am

      Thanks Tamar. Just watched the winners finish, inspiring ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Darren Coleshill
    April 22, 2018 / 10:29 am

    Great photos, I love the jump to Summer, just hope the weather is still nice in July/AugustThank you for linking up to #MySundayPhoto

    • Clairejustine oxox
      April 22, 2018 / 11:09 am

      Thanks for hosting and stopping by Darren. Yes, I hope so too ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Coombe Mill
    April 22, 2018 / 11:37 am

    I've never been to Nottingham, it looks like a Mediterranean city square in the background there.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      April 22, 2018 / 1:26 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Fiona ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Kim Carberry
    April 22, 2018 / 3:33 pm

    It looks like you have really been making the most of the weather. I want the sunshine to stick around but I have read we are forecast wintry showers next week. Ugh x

  5. Emma T
    April 22, 2018 / 8:13 pm

    Lovely photo of you both. This weekend has been bliss. Our grass has now been mown to – it was rather deep, and took 2 go overs to get it cropped short.

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