Monthly Archives: Dec 2015

Hanna, 2011

Film, Hanna, 2011 Hanna, brought up to be an assassin, leads in this road movie. Most of the introduction you need has been said elsewhere. This film has been out for years so you can find reviews out there. Saorise Ronan’s … Continue reading

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Red weather warning.

11°C, endless heavy rain, moderate SW wind. Certain flooding near here today. This is the third day of heavy rain. Fortunately, the place I am staying in is on a hill. That red patch is directly overhead. It’s the Met … Continue reading

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14°C, brisk SW and more rain to come. Warm! Too warm to wear a winter coat. The garden is confused too. This plant doesn’t seem to suffer from the morning coffee grounds, the pot doesn’t receive rainwater naturally.

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Month’s deluge.

6°C, and heavy rain to come. End of term nears. As usual, we’re all exhausted at work. Mostly Year 11 kids who’ve had weeks of exams. The rest of us are battling with colds, on and off. Perhaps viruses are … Continue reading

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Storm Desmond, Lancashire.

11°C, storm force wind, SW. Heavy but not torrential rain here. It’s warm and roads are lined with puddles not floods. Sefton, I like this place more in bad weather. I could see twenty odd statues by Antony Gormley. When … Continue reading

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True nighttime.

11°C, SW wind, brisk, rain. We sampled true darkness last night. BBC A long power cut just before bed-time. All power was lost, including phone signals. Only the sound of house alarms filled the darkness. To the north was an … Continue reading

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