Tagged: Cold Weather

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3484Hrs – Rain, Sleet & Snow Day

The Met office have just announced that January in the Southern UK has been the wettest since records began in 1910. Today was truly miserable, temperatures just above freezing, rain, sleet and snow falling regularly, a...

3303Hrs – Localised Warmth 0

3303Hrs – Localised Warmth

Picking up on my recent theme of ‘any progress is better than no progress’ I ignored the near freezing temperatures for a few hours today and made a bit more progress with the port engine box....

2614Hrs – Bored Now 2

2614Hrs – Bored Now

Well we’re now on British Summer Time but someone for got to tell the weather. There’s still snow on the ground, temperatures are still hovering around freezing and the bitter East wind has picked up again....

2609Hrs – Jet Stream Blues 4

2609Hrs – Jet Stream Blues

According to the meteorologists it’s all down to the Jet stream. It spent last Summer further South than it should have and as a result we had one of the coldest and wettest on record. It...

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Snow Go

Hi folks. Just a quick line to tell you that I’m still here but that sadly building progress had ground to a halt once more. The weather has been truly horrendous for weeks now, heavy snow again this...

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2577Hrs- Snow Boat

Well as predicted the weather turned silly today. Temperature -2’C (28’F) ambient, wind N.E. 4/7, windchill making it feel like -9’C (16F), occasional snow showers.. I can honestly say that in my 6 years in the barn I’ve...

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2495Hrs – Bitter Weather, Icy Work

I had intended to try and continue the momentum of yesterdays good work but the weather had other ideas. It’s turned bitterly cold again. The temperature is hovering around freezing and there’s a stiff Easterly wind blowing making...

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2414Hrs – One Of Those Days

Sometimes you just know it’s going to be one of those days don’t you? I’d woken at 4am with a migraine and had been up for a couple of hours, then even before my first cuppa...