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Wales 2016: Aberystwyth

In my last instalment on our recent Welsh holiday I said the weather had been kind to us. That doesn’t mean that it was all wall to wall sunshine. We arrived, via Elan Valley, on the Saturday and on Sunday … Continue reading

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Confounding Weather Expectations

I have long suspected that I am jinxed when it comes to holiday weather. Whenever we plan to go somewhere nice and hot and sunny for some much needed R&R it almost inevitably rains. Let me give you just a … Continue reading

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So That Was February 2014…

Can you believe that it is March already? We are already a sixth of the way through the year; where has the time gone? The end of another month means another review. My review of January didn’t get a great … Continue reading

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Happy Penguins

Last week my photo blog of rainy Boscastle did little to lift the spirits during this run of torrential rain, so today I thought I’d post something a little more cheery. If anything remained unfazed by the wet weather you’d … Continue reading

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Looking for Someone to Blame for the Floods

So we are now half way through February and I think the best way to sum it up so far is some variation on the word “wet”. Last month we reportedly suffered the wettest January since records began in 1910 … Continue reading

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The Rain in Spain…

In “So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish“, the fourth book in Douglas Adams’ excellent five-part Hitch-Hiker ‘trilogy’, there is a lorry driver called Rob McKenna, who is described as ‘a miserable bastard’. The reason for his disposition is … Continue reading

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We like to talk about the weather here in England, and for the past couple of weeks it has been the snow that has dominated our conversations (and blogs). Mostly, however,  it is rain that blights our lives. Although it’s … Continue reading

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