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A Tale Of Two Lighthouses.

What to do on a blustery day in November? Why ,Visit a Lighthouse of course. :) Whilst holidaying in Dumfries and Galloway recently, there were certainly plenty of blustery days. 464 more words

Places To Visit

Video from the Gulf Stream crossing 

These are just a couple of videos I shot as I was crossing, the mechanical sound you here in the background is my autopilot rescuing me from the “tyranny of the tiller”, best crew mate ever!




Bahamas Sailing 2016

Bergen Rain

In 1999 I lived in the city of Bergen, Norway. A beautiful place, but Europe’s wettest city due to the warmth of the gulf stream hitting the cold air of the mountains that lie beyond. 347 more words

Heather Gartside

#WxGeekSpeak: The Gulf Stream

Every week, the blog introduces you to a technical term from the American Meteorology Society’s “Glossary of Meteorology”. Welcome to #WxGeekSpeak!

This ocean feature is a major player in hurricanes maintaining strength near the southeast US coast. 224 more words


The Eye of Autumn

Up until now its been a hot, humid September, thanks to a shift in the gulf stream, but change has blown in today with the arrival of the full moon. 98 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge : Edge

My photo was taken yesterday, in lovely Glengarriff in West Cork, looking across at Garnish Island  (in the centre of the picture) which is a small island full of exotic plants and shrubs, warmed by the Gulf Stream which helps to create a micro climate for all these unusual plants. 108 more words


Tromsø – the Winterfell of Europe

Tromsø is 36th  northernmost city in the world. The municipality’s  population is 72 066, which makes Tromsø 7th largest city in Norway . It is the 3rd largest city in the world above the Arctic Circle, after… 145 more words