Title picture: Cloudscapes, Stornoway, 1 February 2017

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Monday 18 January

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After the morning clouds drew away, we were left with glorious winter sunshine, which showed the town up in its best.

Sunday 17 January

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Put the birdfeeders out today, and it promptly attracted some feathered friends. Apart from the robin, the thrush and the starling, we also had blackbirds and sparrows coming to have a browse.

Saturday 16 January

Yesterday's snow melted, then froze - and whilst the frost was on, some rain fell as well. It reduced the pavements to icerinks, and pedestrians had to walk in the road. The sun melted some of it away, but conditions remained treacherous throughout the day.

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The ice patches on the pavements melted only slowly today, turning more to slush.

Friday 15 January

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Snow melted, but refroze overnight. Additional (freezing) rain turned the pavements into icerinks, leaving pedestrians to walk in the roads.