Posts Tagged weather
It came back. In full force it came back. My gosh.
It’s been fantastic weather this weekend, and even better that this particular weekend lies on the bank holiday. It’s unsettling, almost, us baits are too used to clouds.
Taken on the way to a visit to my partner’s grandparents, from a moving car, hence the blurriness.
So a few weeks ago I posted a photo of some I’ll timed flowers in bloom. They’d been planted by my mother, not in anticipation of the recent snow, and now they are a shell of what they used to be.
We were back home pretty late tonight after a board game meet up, and as we were walking back into the house, we noticed our car had the most amazing pattern of frost on it.
The last remnants of winter’s hold are slowly being pushed out of the season by spring. But still a flurry of snow, the last hurrah, falls forth from the sky and scatters powder onto the plants and pavements.
At my partner’s home, on the wall is an old barometer. I don’t know all that much about it, other than its basic function. Tap the side and the needle moves towards what the weather is going to be in the near future.
On the walk to the bus stop this morning, I passed by a cluster of mushrooms growing on one of the grass verges by the side of the road. There used to be huge horse chestnut trees lining my road, but a few years ago they cut them down, and now all that’s left is fungus growing on the root filled soil.
The tallest landmark around is the Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower at Birmingham University. I knew a picture of it would turn up on here at some point, but I love that it’s first iteration is covered in thick, low cloud.
Today, the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia caused devastation in Ireland. In England the effects were much less felt, but winds were strong for most of the day, and around 11am the sun grew dim and orange. Apparently it was dust picked up from the Sahara. But it turned the light yellow. It was an unusual few hours for sure…