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Posts Tagged ‘weather’

Nice weather for ducks!

July 24th, 2009 by Heidi

The weather around here lately has had me wondering if perhaps the emigration was just a big dream and we are still in England and I have lost track of time and it is really October!


“We are NOT amused!”

April 7th, 2009 by Heidi

Dear Mother Nature,

We are really not sure whether this weather is simply a rather late April Fools joke, but if it is we are NOT amused! We were enjoying the Spring and see no reason to revert to Winter conditions!


Pancake day!

February 24th, 2009 by Steve

I promised Heidi that I would make us pancakes to celebrate Shrove Tuesday. Rather than the traditional variation that I know we decided on the local variety, for which we used Heidi’s mum’s pancake recipe:


Happy Groundhog day

February 2nd, 2009 by Heidi

Some people think of February 2 as Imbolc, some as Candlemas, some as Groundhog day. It is one of the four cross-quarters on the solar calendar, occurring half way between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox, and it is traditionally a time of weather prognostication, and the old tradition of watching to see if serpents or badgers came from their winter dens is perhaps a precursor to the North American Groundhog Day.


Thinking warm thoughts

January 15th, 2009 by Heidi

Now I love the winter, don’t get me wrong, I love the snow and am quite happy to chase Zeus through snow drifts and make snow angels. Today the sun is out, there isn’t a cloud in the sky and it all looks so beautiful, you just can’t help but want to go out and play. But, of course there is always a but!