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Veg plot 2021: Snow chance of growth for now

It’s only a few hours worth of snowfall, and not particularly heavy at that, but that’s how it generally tends to be here, if we get snow at all (sometimes it’s heavier, though not often). I don’t think the onions … Continue reading

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It really has been a poor summer

This photo was taken on 16th August, still summertime by all accounts. But late in the evening a thick fog settled in the valley below us and gradually crept up to envelope us. Surprising to think it can be so … Continue reading

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So it’s not summer any more then?

After the blazing heat, June has turned into a month of weather misery so far. Yesterday and today we have had thunderstorms which I don’t mind at all, though it does mean I have to unplug the phone and internet … Continue reading

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January 1st: Best weather of the decade so far

New Year’s Day was dark. Really dark.

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A bit of a catch-up

It’s been a while since I last found time to post anything thanks to life being quite busy, even over Christmas so I thought it was time for a bit of a catch-up. Swimming hasn’t really been going that well. … Continue reading

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In a “cloud sandwich”

I left the workshop whilst working on my Stevenson screen and looked across the valley to the east through the sycamore trees. Something wasn’t quite right, but it took me a little while to work out what. It was the … Continue reading

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1-wire weather sensors on Linux

Some time ago I had a 1-wire weather station and a number of other 1-wire weather-related sensors run from a Linux server. It wasn’t hugely reliable because the cable run was really a bit too long, but with a bit … Continue reading

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April, err, showers?

I’ve just taken this photo from our doorway, barely five minutes ago. I know that sleet was forecast, but this is hardly sleet. Winter seems to be slipping around the year until it starts in mid-January these days 🙁

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A reminder of six months ago

I just found these photos sitting around. Given how hot this summer was and then how wet it’s been over the last week or so, it’s hardly believable that back in mid-March this was how my home looked.

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Broadband: Beyond Thunderstorm

My ISP very kindly makes traffic graphs available for my ADSL line, which is mostly carried overhead on telegraph poles, over the tops of the hills to the exchange about 3km away (as the phone line flies). On the last … Continue reading

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