Tag Archives: Rain

Rain rain – when you go away…

The wettest holiday ever – well nearly; that was in Biarritz a decade and a bit ago. Still two glorious sunny days in Cornwall fooled us into thinking it was summer… It then rained unremittingly, both there; and then on … Continue reading

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After the longest winter I can remember, warmth and sunshine break through the never-ending clouds and cold. What a difference the sunshine makes. Yesterday, in the driving rain, I debated with my daughter whether this country is just too chilly … Continue reading

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Jubilee Camping

Jubilee camp Periodically damp Some sun Decent fun Well fed And some early beds Good group A sizeable troupe The final night Clear and bright By the fire side A beacon spied And a firework spray At the end of … Continue reading

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April Showers

Rain rain go away Me and the boy set out to play Driven back by hoods a dripping When we should have been a skipping Two straight weeks of being soaked Is now getting beyond a joke. Me and the … Continue reading

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The Eaves

Cycling to work every day I get a regular soaking. Decent waterproofs help. But there are days, when looking out of the kitchen window, I don’t fancy it much. A number of years ago in the book ‘Angry White Pyjamas’ … Continue reading

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Man – and woman – in the state of nature is not a pretty sight. Obsessed with feeding and drinking, scavenging for firewood, alternately soaked then sweating. Feral children career about, bumping and thumping each other. Sleep snatched fitfully as … Continue reading

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