Wait until next year

Putting off what could be done tomorrow, today

Tag: Rain

A walk to the station #7

The morning is a cliché. It is Monday, I’m tired, and it is dark and wet outside. This isn’t really great source material for a blog post. Nobody likes Mondays, and Garfield the cat has explored that concept more extensively and thoroughly than I ever can. There is nothing really notable about being tired in the morning, especially at the start of the week. Dark mornings are becoming the norm. Talking about the weather is pretty boring, especially this sort of weather. Extremes in weather aren’t much fun, but are at least worth talking about. This weather is just a blanket of mediocrity – grey, damp, tepid. Read the rest of this entry »

Some Afternoon Spring Rain


Heading home yesterday afternoon it began raining. Read the rest of this entry »

Autumn, rain, etc

Meteorological station and a storm

As a kid I never liked Autumn. Why would you like the leaves turning brown, when that was just a prelude to them failing off the trees? Why would you enjoy a time when school started again, but started with new teachers, new classes, new routines, all bringing new worries, insecurities, fears? Why be so happy that the summer was over? Read the rest of this entry »

Scenes from a camping holiday

Campsite, with rows and rows of tents

There’s a fascinating piece to be written on camping from an anthropological/sociological standpoint. Unfortunately, this isn’t it. But it is worth noting the strange subculture and sub-subcultures of camping. Read the rest of this entry »