Category Archives: weather

Today is Sunday 29th May

The month is fast running out and soon it will be ‘Flaming June’, a popular month for weddings years ago. Extract (source) “According to the researches, the tradition of “June brides” comes from Ancient Rome. In Roman times they have … Continue reading

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Oops, bad timing

We have found that going to bed slightly later than was our norm is better for Maya as we can get her out for a wee (and sometimes a poo) then she will go through the night until about 5.30. … Continue reading

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Dirty Skies

My Mum had some lovely sayings, from calling my Dad a clown when he’d done something a bit daft to watching ‘the doughnut machine’ making the bales of hay in the fields opposite the cottage when she came up to … Continue reading

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It’s wet out there!

Storm Franklin has just hit us We have had rain, hail, thunder and lightning in the space of five minutes. The sky came over black and we could hardly see across the road. It’s raining heavily now and there is … Continue reading

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Black and wet

No, I’m not talking about a dog’s nose (unfortunately). Storm Dudley hit us this afternoon and the sky was black. It was chucking it down with rain and we could hardly see across the road. The wind was pretty fierce … Continue reading

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I can hear the sea!

As I sit here in our lounge, the wind is blowing fiercely and you can hear the sea. It’s just over a five minute walk away and sometimes at night you can really hear it roar. There was a lull … Continue reading

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It’s windy out

I mentioned earlier we’d had a storm pass over us and were anxious on a number of counts. I hate the wind. In 1990, the UK saw storms which caused severe damage to trees and properties, and at one stage, … Continue reading

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And the dark clouds present……………….

We’ve had a fair amount of thunder today and the much needed rainfall has filled our three water butts  a treat. Watching the clouds rolling across the sky and out to sea has been very relaxing in its way, and … Continue reading

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Double Whammy October 1st

Everyone knows how much I love rainbows, and we get more than our fair share of doubles here. They don’t last very long though, but this afternoon I was lucky to get a few pictures of this one before it … Continue reading

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Now you see it, now you don’t

Well, it was forecast for this evening, and for once they got it right. The skies came over really dark, thunder rumbled in the distance and lightning lit up the sky. We watched the dark clouds go round us just … Continue reading

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