The BBC weather forecast today is for "sunny intervals." I love this, such a glass half-full way of putting it. No "partly cloudy" here. I guess you need some optimism when so many of your days are filled with clouds and/or rain! I think I will adopt this expression, and perhaps expand its meaning. A quick stop in the park or a happy moment to yourself during the day could be a "sunny interval." And speaking of sun - only eight days to our holiday in Crete! The boys remind me to "X" off yesterday on the calendar each morning. The countdown is on.