In the end the moment of triumph arrived with the dampest of English fizzles.
The big mistake people make when dressing for warm weather is that they don't dress for the warm weather – they dress as if they are on holiday.
It is essential to keep your skin protected in this weather.
I'm going on a girly break in Cornwall next week and am in a fashion quandary.
Homes and businesses were flooded, tens of thousands of pounds of damage caused by high winds, and journeys by road and rail disrupted as the UK was battered again by rain and gales.
Garden centres will be doing brisk trade in Mediterranean plants, succulents, palms and exotics this spring as the thaw reveals just how many plants have been killed by the cold.
I feel I already know Benjamin Michali.
The floors of all the terminals were littered with bodies, stretched out under those foil sheets handed out after marathons.
Horse racing continues to suffer the effects of the cold weather and it appears unlikely that any action will be staged on turf before the weekend at the earliest.
Glasgow Rangers midfielder Ryan Jack is injured at the moment.
Kalvin Phillips was linked with moves away from Leeds United in the summer transfer window
Erik Lamela scored for Tottenham Hotspur against Crystal Palace.
Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce says that he wanted Virgil van Dijk for Hull City when the Liverpool defender was on the books of Celtic.
The Reds midfielder was in great form once again as Jurgen Klopp's charges picked up another victory in the Anfield clash.
Ryan Kent wanted to play Premier League football for Liverpool - but he has joined Scottish Premiership title chasers Rangers instead for £7m.
Premier League outfit Everton were offered the chance to sign Memphis Depay from Ligue 1 high-flyers Lyon in the summer transfer window.
Neil Lennon’s Celtic reportedly wanted Tottenham Hotspur’s Victor Wanyama in the summer transfer window.
Glasgow Rangers full-back Jon Flanagan is injured at the moment.
Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur will face Crystal Palace this afternoon.
A ball boy was hospitalised and spectators and players struggled to cope with the hottest temperatures in Wimbledon history on Wednesday, as at least one senior player questioned why female competitors are allowed to take a break during very hot matches but male players are not.
Many are reporting that this weekend could see a heatwave in the UK. But wherever and whenever they are, intelligent humans have developed ways to cool down, some of which are more drastic than others
Can it be? Is the United States finally going to do something about global warming?