Category Archives: Summer


During the summer, I like to have days out exploring. Not so much this year, but I thought I would try. Kent is always an accessible place, and I was looking at Maidstone. I pulled up Google Maps, picked a … Continue reading

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Hot stuff

The UK in general and the south east in particular is suffering a major heat wave. As I said before elsewhere, this is definitely unusual and something we tend not to prepare for. Sure we sometimes get a few hot … Continue reading

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Here in the UK we have had some warm days and sunshine galore. No rain even. It’s a British thing that you don’t plan for extremes. If it snows, airports don’t have ploughs. Ultimately it’s cheaper just to cancel a … Continue reading

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