Tag: weather

  • The Passing of Fog

    The Passing of Fog

    Can we ever know the moment when fog ceases to be fog? Of course not. Fog is a bit like life in that respect.

  • Homes to Survive In

    Homes to Survive In

    The weather I am experiencing in south west England is thankfully considerably more comfortable than is being experienced in parts of the north west seaboard of North America. We knew 25 years ago – and indeed earlier – that dramatic events like this would occur more frequently and more frighteningly right through the 21st century. And yet we have done so little about it.

  • Snow: A Cautionary Tale

    Snow: A Cautionary Tale

    I love to see snow, but it is quite rare in this part of the world. We had ‘snow’ this morning but nothing compared to the big freeze of 1963, which is where my fear of ice came from…

  • Wishful Thinking For New Year

    Wishful Thinking For New Year

    My Personal Diary, 31st December 2020. The old year is like the rusty dead leaves momentarily reprieved by frost. They will fade away just like 2020. After a year like this, a spot of wishful thinking would seem in order.

  • Mending Fences

    Mending Fences

    My personal diary, Sunday, 27th December 2020. Devon. Bella has a go at blowing my fence down, and doesn’t entirely succeed.