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Remembering the '87 storm

Well I left it a bit longer that I thought I would but here I am again. More random ramblings. Looking forward to these storms that will be passing through in the next few days. I don't think that here in the south east will get the stongest winds so for those west and north, BE SAFE! It got me thinking back to the '87 storm. I would've been about 9 years old then, I remember waking up in the night to this roaring sound and crept in my parents room as I was quite scared. The scene the next morning was more than I could've imagined. Had I of known what was flying around outside I think I would've wet myself! We lost a few ridge tiles and they had embedded themselves on our front lawn. A shed from one of our neighbours had lifted up, crossed the road and landed, still intact, in another neighbours car. Trees were down eveywhere and our small village was cut off. It took over a week for the power to come back and one of friends that lived more remotely took over a month. My brother and I were delighted that there was no school and we helped our uncle re-tile his missing roof. I think I've still got the special paper that our local paper did. Maybe I should scan some of it and post it on net weather. Even after living the storm of '87 I still find strong winds exciting.

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Tuesday 14/11/06

Well here we go, first ever, ever blog entry. It's Tuesday the 14th of Nov and it's a rainy, grey mild day. Lunchtime at work and thought I would have a go at this blog thingy. Not quite sure where I'm going to go with this so I guess I will just see what happens, it will probably mean I will have a few goes and then cease due to lack of inspiration, but you never know. Looking forward to winter and the endless amounts of snow it will bring. Things aren't looking for that good for the near future but it is early days yet. My birthday is a the beginning of January so hopefully some white fluffly stuff then! Anyway thanks for reading and hope to catch upn soon! Pooksly

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