Category Archives: Weather

Walking for Acorns

I meant to mention in my last post that we were planning to do the Acorns Lantern Walk this weekend. But I didn’t, and so it gets its own post today. Acorns is a children’s hospice that operates in the … Continue reading

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A Bike Ride in Three Acts

Sometimes things don’t work out the way you think they will. You start out following a certain script, but somewhere along the line, the set changes, and you find yourself on a slightly different stage. Today, the script involved a … Continue reading

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Dusting

Having been away for a two-week holiday back home, and then trying to settle back into a cold-weather routine, posting to the blog hasn’t been a top priority. When I have thought about it, it’s been along the lines of … Continue reading

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The Rime of the Ancient Hedgerow

It is an ancient Hedgerow, And it runneth by the road. “By thy cold grey frost and glittering ice, That stopp’st the stream which flow’d” That, of course, has nothing to do with anything that follows. Because the Rime I … Continue reading

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St Swithun is My New Hero

Here’s a bit of local folklore I’d never heard of before last night: St. Swithun’s day, if thou dost rain, For forty days it will remain; St. Swithun’s day, if thou be fair, For forty days ’twill rain na mair … Continue reading

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A Day of Climate Change

Today is a memorable day in England. At least for those of us from Cape Town. Because as we move into summer (finally!) and Cape Town moves into winter, today is the crossover point. Observe the predictions for today: Today … Continue reading

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Lost in Shelfield Space

On the road from Wootton Wawen to Morton Bagot, there is a beautiful section of road. The land falls away on the left, running steeply down to a stream in a valley, rolling gently up to another ridge about a … Continue reading

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