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Down but not out

Two days of relentless gales had flattened my newly flowering daffodils.

I rescued what I could and bought the flowers inside to enjoy.

I see today that the remaining leaves and damaged flowers have almost returned to their previous height. 24 more words


Gordon Lightfoot!

Now I remember him from the early days of my (ex-) marriage. My husband brought home an LP from a boot sale and we listened to it a lot. 492 more words


A wet getaway

As many of us plan to head off on holiday, heavy rain and strengthening winds cross southern England today (Friday), persisting overnight in the east, before clearing on Saturday morning. 163 more words

Met Office News

Cinnamon? More Like CinnamNO

Well let’s just pretend I wrote some witty intro right here. This week we tried Bulldog, Thomas Kemper, Anchor, and Gales.

Bulldog- So today my allergies were acting up so smelling wasn’t really easy. 206 more words

Anchor, Bulldog, Gale's, Thomas Kemper

Years ago there was a pinball machine I used to play and on the graphics of the machine was a sentence that said “Its more fun to compete”. 522 more words

Blencathra & Skiddaw in VERY high Winds , Lake District.

After having food poisoning last week and being in a pretty bad way I wanted to do something after to start to feel human again. I was keen to go with Mike, Ross and Dean to the Lakes as I had missed out on the Peaks earlier this year due to flu. 773 more words


Summer. Ish!

Summer has arrived.

What I mean is that it’s still blowing a gale but we don’t seem to be at risk of any frosts this weekend. 740 more words

General Musings