View across the Outer Harbour of Stornoway

Monday, 29 October 2012

Monday 29 October

Another overcast day with occasional rain. There was not much wind, and not very warm - we only managed 7C / 45F. Went to get seed for the birdfeeders, now that the leaves are off the trees. The starlings, sparrows and collared doves were quick to take advantage of the feeding.

I have kept a close eye on hurricane Sandy, and I only need to refer to media coverage. The NHC made a mistake with its 5pm EDT advisory, overwriting it with the 11am advisory. I had to email them, and (with others emailing them as well) they quickly rectified the error. I hope nobody will be hurt as a result of Sandy; we but live in hope.

This morning, I noticed a heavy lift vessel Atlantic docked at the Arnish Fabrication Yard. These vessels tend to come here to uplift ready made items for the renewables industry.

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