According to the Met Office, 'provisional figures so far for 2012 show that it's been the wettest year in England since records began in 1910. Well over a metre of rain has fallen this year, beating the previous record in 2000; and it's still raining....'
On a happier note, today was my niece's 4th birthday so we went over to give yet more pressies. My sister-in-law was lucky enough to get an Iphone as an early birthday present so I have inherited her Samsung Galaxy Ace. It's a big step up from my current phone. I am shamelessly at the bottom of the technological foodchain in our family, and content to be there.