Monthly Archives: Apr 2010


19°C, warm & summery. Walk the dogs in this wood to take my mind off dark times at work. I’m going to bed, just bury today.

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Benedict condoms

14°C, white cloud, rainbow weather. C=85 miles British Govt. have apologised for a joke press release suggesting the Pope branded condoms. I think it’s appalling too, the marketing men will really struggle to sell "Holy Condoms". The upside of the … Continue reading

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Daily-mail man

19°C, after a fresh start, the air easily reached shorts weather Pyracanthus & Ceanothus. bought, planted and settling in. On the walk home, spotted these growing under a hedge of conifers. What are they? It looks like a very small … Continue reading

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Let the right one in

18°C, calm, clear shorts weather. "I have been twelve for a long time": a Swedish vampire film. Normally I’d avoid this kind of thing, but not this time. Glad I didn’t too. Thanks for the recommendation Kermode and Holly.The film … Continue reading

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Smolensk for FSX

10°C, calm, clear but chilly. First vapour trails lace the sky again, it’s been six days and the media are rambling on conspiracy theories. FSX: back into making addons for FSX (the flight sim). After Poland’s disaster last week, I … Continue reading

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A light dusting of ash

4-15°C, clear again. The may have an interesting layer of dust on it, only thin but certainly greyish and very fine. It may not, it could be normal dust, but it remains possible that it came from the mid-atlantic ridge.

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Airspace closed

5-14°C, not a cloud so far. Look up! Not a cloud, not a trail slicing up that pure deep blue.Make the most of this, you may never see this again in your whole life.

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Unbroken blue sky

13°C, light winds and strange skies Gardening day: planted a Rowan for Mum, which got my energy going and at home I spent 3 hours planting stuff in my own garden.The red-current was humming like some faulty domestic appliance, the … Continue reading

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Rhinog and Gliderau

6-13°C, very fine, clear skies later. Been on holiday: Rosie and I have been hill walking in the Rhinog and Gliderau ranges in Snowdonia for just over a week. Here is a quick summary:Monday: tour round a bit & find … Continue reading

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11°C, rain cleared to sun Re-roofed the shed: see! I told you I’d do a DIY job every week this year I have, if you count gardening.

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