Tag Archives: Rain

And then the rain came

After one of the driest Septembers on record, October has barely started before the rain has returned announcing the onset of more changeable weather more in keeping, perhaps, with the time of year. Welcomed by gardeners and farmers, but not necessarily … Continue reading

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A Disconnect

It started raining – curtains of rain – yesterday evening, ruining the Swiss National Day evening celebrations and it has continued to rain for the majority of the time throughout today. Rain in the mountains (we are at 5,800ft) is … Continue reading

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Yesterday as I was travelling home from London it rained. Not just a light shower but apocalyptic rain with thunder and lightning. The sky was dark as night. I stood under cover just outside the station as did many others, … Continue reading

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