All Posts Tagged with "rain"

Apr 14
2020

Ted the Shed

A blog post from 2010 in memory of my Dad:  Dad rings one morning. ‘We need somewhere to keep our tools,’ he announces. ‘Stop ’em getting pinched. Somewhere for when it rains, so we can sit and watch all the other buggers get soaked.’ His robust view startles me but a quick search on the […]

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Nov 21
2010

The flood

Our allotment is six feet from a river that Wikipedia describes as ‘the most volatile and fast-rising river in the World’.  Wikipedia can be unreliable, and spelling ‘world’ with a capital ‘W’ doesn’t inspire confidence, but it’s true the Wharfe can rise and fall in minutes, sweeping people off stepping stones and (perhaps) flooding allotments. […]

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Jul 22
2010

Water

There’s one thing you can rely on when you’re camping in Wales. Bwrw glaw. Or as we call it in England, rain. Last week, as Mr MS and I sat in various Welsh fields watching water pour glutinous down the windows of our camper van, it was with a strange mixture of feelings that I […]

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