Tag Archives: weather

That Elusive Stuff

Rain. I’m not used to the lack… I’ve cursed it, danced in it, decanted it and diverted it. It’s greened my garden and destroyed some sporting hopes. I’ve wished it gone more times than I care to recall. And recently, … Continue reading

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Weather Or Not

My mother used to say that what distinguished Britain from every other nation was that while we had weather they had a climate. I was never entirely sure what that meant beyond: (a) she was irredeemably snobbish; and (b) our … Continue reading

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Clouds On The Horizon #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt took me in a somewhat bizarre direction. I blame the weather… Arturo Despot shuffled his feet nervously. He’d been sure he’d come up with a nailed on certainty, but pleasing Artemis Poltroon was not easy. Not … Continue reading

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Come Friendly Clouds, You Aren’t Fit For Humans Now #shortstory #humour

Jonathan Isobar rubbed his eyes and sighed. This was ridiculous. How did they think he did his job? Magic? His desk phone rang and he jabbed his finger on the speaker button. ‘What, Sprinkle?’ Sprinkle Mizzle’s chirpy voice, redolent of … Continue reading

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For the last two years I’ve joined in the #atozchallenge, namely to post every weekday in April using each letter of the alphabet in turn. In 2015 it was places I’d been to, in 2016 it was London themed. This … Continue reading

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