View across the Outer Harbour of Stornoway

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Tuesday 26 March

P3262118 Moon at 3.10 am

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Monday 25 March

Spring is here according to the calendar, but the people in the south and west of Scotland, and in the north of England and Northern Ireland do not agree. Vast drifts of snow, up to 20 feet in height, have blocked roads, torn down overhead powerlines and buried livestock alive. Huge losses in sheep and cattle are feared, Arran is off power as are parts of the Kintyre peninsula. Unbelievable. Although we "only" have a cold wind and not much sun, winter is continuing under the banner of spring.

Sunday 24 March

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Spring continues in the guise of winter, but the bulbs are blooming. The sparrowhawk has become the terror of the garden birds...