You don’t get monsoons in Chesham, but this was quite close enough for me. The rain drenched you on the way down and then had another go as it bounced up again. As morning break approached the downpour intensified even further.
A group of transfixed Y6 girls looked at the deluge in horror. At last they could stand it no more, and a deputation approached the teacher: “Please miss, you’re not going to let a few drops of rain interfere with our rugby practice, are you?”