The earth had been playing tricks on its UK inhabitants. Years of experience to the contrary had not taught those optimistic souls that good weather was in anyway guaranteed just because there wasn't an R in the month.
But earth had been a little naughty, and carried on with wet weather, gale-force storms and single digit temperatures well into June.
So what’s your point Mama Nature, the moon mused loftily.
Nothing in particular, she shrugged. Just thought I’d make them all the more appreciative of summer when it comes.