Why Not Mourn The Passing Of Summer With This Video Of Rita Ora Stepping Into A Tropical Pool

She knows what the rest of us are too afraid to say: that's it, it's all over

Summer arrives and then it is gone. In the blink of a sun-kissed eye. In the slink of a swallow above a gentle wave. In the bar of a pop song carried on a naked breeze.

Rita Ora knows this. She feels summer's passing. She mourns it just like you.

What's the best thing you did this summer? What was the highest high before the colour drained from the sky, before you started glancing anxiously at your thermostat, before you began to wake to slowly blackening streets.

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Take me back 🔫

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For Rita Ora, it was probably the time she went to Jamaica for a week and did a shit-ton of Instragramming, a whirl of coconut cocktails and red bikinis and dipping her toe into cool, clear water, laughing at the shock of it - so cold! - only of course it wasn't cold, not really cold at all.

(Yours was probably something similar, only in Croatia or somewhere else cheap trendy instead. You can picture it now, sat on the bus. You were happy then.)

"Take me back" with a gun emoji is how Rita Ora captioned the throwback video of her summer, speaking, not for the first time, for all of us.

Summer is over. But you - you must carry on.