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Pollution, seriously?

12C, no wind, and… forecast– strong pollution, European emissions, Saharan dust and we’re warned not to exercise outside. So I should drive? But cars emit pollution. After last night’s ride, I intended to drive anyway. At least I know why … Continue reading

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No Sunday ride.

9C,hail, sun and showers. No ride today- so I filled in a job application, chopped wood and fixed up the summer racing bike. It’s not right though, the local bike shop put new bearings and free-hub, but it feels wrong. … Continue reading

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Absurdly wet

16ºC, heavy rain. Will this ever end? The world will be washed away eventually. I blame the comets, they brought it all here originally during the second heavy bombardment. This weather causes steamed up glasses when I stop at traffic  … Continue reading

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End is nigh.

5C, rain soon. Winter is about to end, a warm front is almost here, that should be it. Only a month late. Not as cold as 2010, but far longer.

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Stucked this time.

-2°C, heavy snow. It stuck overnight, we certainly did not expect this much. Yesterday we hoped for a snow day but got slush. Today, the third day of spring, it’s proper snow, about 3 inches deep. Easterly wind is lifting … Continue reading

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Winter marches on.

4°C, grey, Drawing on: snow forecast for tomorrow, winter is stubborn this year. Yes, we have been spoilt by a string of early springs. Nearly Easter, but the magnolia is nowhere near in bloom. Temperatures have topped 4°C over this … Continue reading

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Back to back.

7°C, sunshine. The Doc says I probably have a second cold straight after the first. Unlucky, but not a serious worry. Presumably, there is no reason that you couldn’t be infected with two colds at once. Snow is on its … Continue reading

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At night it does rain.

9ºC, rain No ride to work, the fault lies with a sore throat not the weather. The rain prefers to fall mostly in the dark this week. Darkness is much longer lasting this month. No  daylight until 7.44 and it’s … Continue reading

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hay fever

18°C, light westerly. Pollen Tuesday is pollen day. It’s coming off the grass flowers like talcum powder. My reaction is to itch & sneeze. The itching is getting so bad that I want the ability to reach inside my head … Continue reading

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Erroneous weather

12°C, rain The Weather was correct last year- early June days reached 24°C, and summer half-term saw me wading into a mountain lake for a paddle while walking up Nantlle Ridge. This year, the air is cool & rain has … Continue reading

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