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U3A at Dundee & Crombie Park

Some pics from the U3A meterology group visit to Dundee and the beautiful Crombie Park. Much thanks to the Park Ranger for her welcome, knowledge, enthusiasm and access to the classroom.

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Posted in Photographs, Sharing, U3A, U3A Meteorology, Weather

New eye in the sky to help UK weather forecasts

Originally posted on Official blog of the Met Office news team:
A new weather satellite is circling the earth. The JPSS-1 satellite, launched this weekend (18 November 2017) will provide a huge array of observational, near real-time, data which will…

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Posted in Climate Change, Environment, News, Science

Climate Change

Now here’s a thing, my son found this page on Snopes.com. It is from the Rodney & Otametea Times dated the 14th of August 1912. 105 years ago. The link to  Snopes.com. gives more details and further articles written at

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Posted in Climate Change, Coal Mining, Comment, History, News, Rage, Waste, Weather

So long July

July was not a happy month, especially for holiday makers in the UK. Cold and wet about sums it up for most of us. If you’re interested in the numbers they are here. Other oddities to end the month include

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Posted in Comment, Movies, News, Reviews, Sharing, USA Election

We Live in a Beautiful Place

With many thanks to my former colleagues I had a Loch Lomond Sea Planes trip around parts of Western Scotland. Despite the cloud resting on the hill tops and the passing showers, I hope these few pictures show just how

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Posted in Fun, Photographs, Reviews, Scotland, Sharing, Water

Very Funny

I am not normally prone to posting anything from YouTube, however this is brilliant. James Robertson is a Scottish writer of some note.

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Posted in Comment, Fun, Humour, News, Weather

Sunshine Weekend

Edinburgh has been at its best over  the Easter Weekend. After a damp Friday; Saturday, Sunday and Monday saw sun and warmth enveloping the city in an energising, comforting cloak. Pubs put chairs and tables outside where folks sat happy,

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Posted in Comment, Edinburgh, RGBE, Scotland, Weather
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