Category Archives: Weather

Red sky at night….

Complete this old adage. Answers on a $1000 note please. Shakespeare had it right in Venus and Adonis. “Like a red morn that ever yet betokened, Wreck to the seaman, tempest to the field, Sorrow to the shepherds, woe unto … Continue reading

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If we get a cold snap….

…we could go ice-skating. Tahunanui Lawn Bowling Club after 80mm of rain over 2 days

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…back in Mainz, it’s snowing. Guest photog: Andreas Los

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Average rainfall around here is 1100mm annually. Last year we got 643mm. This is a welcome start to 2016. Shame about the cricket, though. (NZ  vs Sri Lanka at Saxton Oval. Not going to happen)  

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An evening sky

This gives me the heebie jeebies. Those clouds are up to NO GOOD….

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Thanks, Cam!

Out here in Not Nelson, we’re rich in weeds, clay soil and birds and poverty-stricken when it comes to water. We’ve got a 23,000 litre tank for the fire brigade to tap into (and for the few cubic metres a … Continue reading

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Sam’s Track – 6am


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