Tags » British Isles

The Isle of Light

Glistening Through the Night

Where What How

Where – Hampshire & the Isle of Wight, England

Time – Eleven O’Clock in the Evening

Camera – Canon EOS 5D Mark III… 33 more words

Nightscape Photography

The Beginning of a Journey - SCOTLAND

We’ve arrived.

Took months to get us here, it seems.

Passport renewals and plane tickets.

Hunting out the next size up of clothes for the boys (all three of them, and this new little one who will arrive while we are here). 342 more words


Large rainfall totals in SW England

Here are the wettest places in the British Isles today that I’ve estimated from weather radar images from midnight. The SW of England has had some very high accumulations, particularly West Devon and East Cornwall. 146 more words

Synoptic Situation

Go With The Flow

And Be Swept Away

Where What How

Where – Pulpit Rock, Isle of Portland, England

Time – After Midnight

Camera – Canon EOS 5D Mark III… 39 more words


John Ruskin

Brantwood, the home of English writer/critic/artist John Ruskin, is one of many enchanting sights in the Lake District of northern England. Ruskin bought this lakeshore home in 1872 and lived there for the rest of his life.   292 more words


Why I Love England and Can't Wait to Return

I always have good intentions of posting almost daily while traveling, but I always end up rushing around seeing more things than I can record and think about.   352 more words

British Isles

September 2014 rainfall - The scores are in!

A final go at estimating the rainfall totals I’ve gleaned from the SYNOP observations for the month of September 2014. As far as I can see Blackpool did end up being the driest place in the British Isles (WMO block 3), but as you can see from the list below, their were also quite a few other stations with totals of less than 5 mm. 79 more words