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My Flabber has been Ghasted

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Memorable Blizzard

One storm I recall was when I was a boy in January circa 1954. We had been down to visit my grandparents in South Derbyshire and were returning to out home at Holton le Clay, just outside Grimsby, Lincolnshire. Before we set off, I noted that it was cloudy and the temperature was below freezing. We set off via Nottingham and then on to Lincoln and up until that point the journey was uneventful, though my step father being very perceptive noted that oncoming lorries had snow on them and rem

mike Meehan

mike Meehan

 

Shooting Star - Or Was It?

Sunday evening I was at St Austell when I saw what appeared to be a shooting star travelling from SE to NW. It appeared to be at a relatively low level but it is hard to tell. It was visible for some 3 seconds and breaking up with pieces coming of it glowing red. I have never before seen one quite like this. I initially thought shooting star but was it a piece of space junk breaking up as it re-entered the earth's atmosphere?

mike Meehan

mike Meehan

 

My Flabber has been Ghasted

My flabber has been well and truly ghasted. We currently have temperatures of + 21 C on the eastern seaboard of the US of A. Probably the mildest first week of January that I can recall and that goes back along way. For a significant part of the winter so far the temperature in Moscow has been above freezing. At the same time unseasonably cold in New Zealand +14 C at Christchurch inthe height of their summer! Qui a passé? I suspect that the relatively cold temperatures in New Zealand are most pr

mike Meehan

mike Meehan

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