Category Archives: Weather

Rain in London, people get wet…….stop press news!

  I gather from the front pages of various newspapers that London was hit by heavy rain yesterday and this morning. The odd tree was blown over and some walls blow down and worst of all, people in the south … Continue reading

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Welcome to a flooded North of England………

“O what a lovely Christmas…………….” The above photos taken in the last 48 hours give some idea of the devastation caused by the torrential rain and subsequent floods that have engulfed the North of England and in particular the areas … Continue reading

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Whats a little bit of flooding to true Yorkshiremen

After the outside of their pub flooded in Leeds, there was only one thing to do for John Kelly and Steve Holt… Embrace the rain, get wet and have a pint.   “The water came in pretty quickly and pretty heavily … Continue reading

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Climate change…………you can fool some of the people some of the time!

Hundreds of doom-laden studies about the effects of climate change on the Earth’s oceans may be flawed and unreliable, a major review has found. For years, scientists have warned that rising levels of carbon dioxide are marking our seas more … Continue reading

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Žvėrynas (Vilnius)……………cats are tough customer around here!

  During a Sunday morning walk around the Žvėrynas district of Vilnius I came across this cat perched on top of the two windows, not a care in the world and basically sending out the message “this is my territory” The … Continue reading

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Pennine Panorama…………a winters tale

There are times during the winter months that I wonder why I ever moved to West Yorkshire with its propensity for wet weather and grey, dank and gloomy days which can invoke feelings of depression. Then along comes the snow, … Continue reading

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“Last of Summer Wine” country…………Digley Reservoir

Digley reservoir lies just north of Holme (West Yorkshire) and nestles into the north-east flank of Black Hill, which looms above it. It’s a local beauty spot with good views down towards Holmefirth and is a nice place for a … Continue reading

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