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This week we have had gales, then a snowstorm. Everything turned white, which is beautiful, but then it rained, and the world turned from crystal white serenity into dark skies and wet earth. 59 more words

The night of the 'Cintra Gale'

On this day in 1893 James Stevens wrote in his Diary…

Showers of snow and hail. A man came ashore this morning at Gurnard’s Head, being the only one that is known to be saved of a steamer’s crew of 25  730 more words


Bionic man

Having dug the (w)hole for the decking area the previous weekend, my son turned up late on Friday evening to complete the job last weekend. Not only that, he was also confident that he could also build the self assembly pergola that would stand over the decking area outside my back door. 791 more words


Wolves - A Haiku

The wind is howling,

Bleeding through these paper walls,

Biting at bare feet.

Emma H, age 26, 17/03/2017


Uncommon May Gale

Gales developed on Friday as a small low pressure passed just under 80 km to the north. This low was one of a series of small-scale low pressure systems that tracked from west to east along a quasi-stationary front near Bermuda last week. 340 more words

Extra-Tropical Cyclones

Snowy Carpathian Spring

7am, 7th April: We can never take Spring for granted, 1,000 metres up in the mountains! Feel the North Wind blowing…

The end of March brought delightfully warm, sunny Spring weather, and the daffodils sprang from the ground to nod in the balmy air. 116 more words

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