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Beyond Weird (And a Bit of Weather)

I thought that I would start off with something a bit eye-catching. Just for a change. Since Hurricane Ophelia passed us by and headed for Ireland and the UK, I have been in touch with my parents who decided to … Continue reading

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Weather Watch Wales

Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘Groups and Gatherings’ (well, mostly): Look at that. Blue sky, sun, guys at play in large numbers, keen to show off their abilities on the bars. At home in Tennessee today the sky will look like that … Continue reading

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Trapped in the Polar Vortex

And we thought the weather in UK was bad… British Airways (bless them) got Karen, Clare and the kids to Chicago O’Hare, and they re-checked their luggage into ‘American’s conveyor for the final leg to Knoxville TN – and that … Continue reading

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ORNL To Lose 10%

It’s now official: the government lab here (which employs 4,500 people) is going to suffer a huge budget cut from USDoE in 2014 (but they don’t know how big!) – so they are encouraging more than 10% of the workforce … Continue reading

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Whether or not…

“Simon: You local people certainly know weather! Mrs. Drudge: Know whether whaaaat…? Simon: No, weather…” …from the hilarious Tom Stoppard play ‘The Real Inspector Hound’. Word play. I love it, and put some of it hidden deeply in one of … Continue reading

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Weather Report: UK

Something of a deviation from our usual theme tonight. Relatives back in the UK report extraordinary weather yesterday with wind speeds up to 165 miles per hour – whew. Lots of damage in Scotland, and some spectacular pictures now which … Continue reading

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