Posts Tagged "weather"

Mon, 11 April 2011 primrose heart

In the West of Ireland we’re enjoying wildly mercurial weather, as is typical for Spring. Today there were two downpours – one of hailstones – in between periods of glorious sunshine.
The gusting winds rushed the clouds all over the sky. I guess they got annoyed and had a rain tantrum. Who likes being pressured?
I [...]

Sun, 23 January 2011 shrouded

A cold, dank mist smothered Galway today. There were none of the usual markers of morning, noon and twilight, just a constant grey tone that collapsed suddenly to darkness in the evening.
It was the kind of day that offered no incentive to venture outside, but the dog needed her walk, so in the afternoon I [...]

Fri, 17 December 2010 sky confetti

Just before I landed last night Galway threw down some sky confetti to celebrate my return, which was a lovely thought but unnecessary. As we were in our final approach the plane had to pull up as the runway failed its ‘braking test’, and we soared back into the night skies. I admired the lights [...]

Sun, 28 November 2010 the snow convention

We had more snow in the early hours of the morning, but it made getting around Wexford somehow easier today. Last night the short walk back to our guest house was a little tricky due to all the ice.
Today a few brave souls dared the snow to join our coterie of sf/fantasy fans, although most [...]

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