#SoCS Sept. 23/17 – Hot/Cold

Linda’s #SoCS prompt this week:

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “hot/cold.” Use one, use both, bonus points if you start your post with one and end with the other. Enjoy!

Cold feet are something I really cannot abide!

When it gets to the winter months I am the one with the socks on constantly, and at night I need my hot water bottle, regardless of what anyone else says!

Woe betide, Hubby Dearest if he gets in and rests his cold feet against my legs!

The kids are like me too. They crave the heat of a rubber bottle full of hot water in their beds to warm it before slipping under the covers at night.

But equally, when it comes to the heat of the summer (Shush, I know I live in England, the land of the rainy summer, but we do have heat here on occasion!) I find I cannot get on with the hot weather!

I literally melt!

Seriously, I am not kidding!

It’s why I was happy to get married in November because, in the heat, makeup slips off me. At least I knew I would continue to look relatively graceful for the day, rather than a clown with mascara and eyeliner running down my face!

And cold feet are not something I worry about in the summer either because I go from ice block to furnace!

For me, my footwear of choice in the summer months would be Fitflops because my feet end up radiating heat and I end up flustered and hot!

27 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. OIKOS™-Redaktion
    Sep 24, 2017 @ 10:10:55


  2. joey
    Sep 23, 2017 @ 20:48:29

    My husband is so hot (haha) that sleeping with him is like sleeping next to a six-foot water bottle! lol When he leaves in the morning, it’s often the cold that wakes me 🙂
    I got married in August, but it was in the shade and 82/27 and ironically MUCH cooler than it is here today!
    I’ve always thought I’d like English weather. 🙂

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  3. robbiesinspiration
    Sep 23, 2017 @ 18:43:30

    Great use of the prompt words, Ritu.

    Liked by 1 person


  4. Erika Kind
    Sep 23, 2017 @ 15:53:04

    Haha, just got he image in my head of Alice Cooper in a wedding dress 😄

    Liked by 1 person


  5. bikerchick57
    Sep 23, 2017 @ 15:30:50

    Nice post and response, Ritu. I agree with wanting warm feet in the winter, but I can’t stand to wear socks to bed, so… I also agree with the too-hot weather. I’m not a fan of 90 and humidity. It means that the windows have to close and the A/C turned on. When it’s summer, I want to breathe the outside air!

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  6. Judy E Martin
    Sep 23, 2017 @ 13:42:59

    I don’t like hot water bottles but I am definitely with you about hot feet in the summer…well hot everything actually! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person


  7. Dan Antion
    Sep 23, 2017 @ 12:21:16

    Nice way to flip around for bonus points.

    Liked by 1 person


  8. beehalton2
    Sep 23, 2017 @ 11:29:05

    I’m totally with you on the cold feet front 🙂 and we love our hot bottles too. Can’t be without it!
    So you are not alone 🙂

    Liked by 1 person


  9. Osyth
    Sep 23, 2017 @ 10:14:14

    This reflection on feet amused me highly. All hail the hot water bottle!!

    Liked by 2 people


  10. Tarun Mankar
    Sep 23, 2017 @ 08:39:42

    Nice article

    Liked by 1 person


  11. Miriam Hurdle
    Sep 23, 2017 @ 05:57:46

    Nice beginning and ending with zigzag weaving through your post. Wonderful job, Ritu!

    Liked by 1 person


  12. John Holton
    Sep 23, 2017 @ 04:54:31

    Nice changing color between hot and cold!

    Liked by 1 person


  13. Himali Shah
    Sep 23, 2017 @ 04:50:05

    Beautiful usage of the prompt !

    Liked by 1 person


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