One a day ...:)

By: sandiquiz, 8:33 AM GMT on April 06, 2016

Seven years ago, in April 2009, I began the online digital photography course called T189.

I learnt a lot about my camera during the 12 week course, and met up with several other course members who lived in the same area as I.

Once the course was over some of the group wanted to keep the camaraderie going, so a Flickr group, called T189 -2009, was formed. The group ebbed and flowed, until by the end of 2012, it had almost become s...

Updated: 8:19 AM GMT on April 22, 2016

Out like a LAMB?

By: sandiquiz, 1:24 PM GMT on March 28, 2016

If March comes in like a lion, it will go out like a lamb?

Weather folk lore sayings can be colourful and often quoted, but are there any truth to them?

Forecasting the weather accurately can be a challenge, even with today's supercomputers.
But an experienced weather observer can get a fairly good idea of an impending storm well in advance, just by looking at the sky. The signs can be clea...

Happy Easter to All ~ Coffee, Cake & Chat blog:)

By: sandiquiz, 9:23 AM GMT on March 17, 2016

Many of you may have picked up, from things I have said, that the next two weeks are going to be very busy. My Flickr name is Sandi (VERY busy lady) and I am contemplating changing it to Sandi (EXTREMELY busy lady)!
I have no idea why things have just all begun to happen at once, but they have.

* I am supporting my sister through a difficult time, which involves several phone calls a day, when she used...

Updated: 11:22 AM GMT on March 25, 2016

Sensational Weather reporting!

By: sandiquiz, 5:19 PM GMT on March 06, 2016

Since the New Year, and the advent of my new computer with Win 10, I have taken to looking at the News headlines and UK weather provided via Microsoft on the Win 10 'tiles'.

I really ought to stop doing it, as each time I have opened the News this last week, the headlines have been about the "Polar Plunge, caused by Sudden Stratospheric Warming"!

Met Office long-range expert said: "Sudden stratospheric warming events occur high up in the atmo...

Updated: 5:50 PM GMT on March 06, 2016

Feeder cleaning :)

By: sandiquiz, 3:28 PM GMT on February 20, 2016

As many of you know, I run a large Flickr group called "Birds and Wildlife UK".

One of the discussions that come up annually, is to do with garden bird-feeder cleanliness. Many folk buy garden feeders from the local supermarkets or garden centres, fill them up, maybe every few days, but ignore their cleanliness. The bird feed firstly gets damp, then spores and bacteria begins to grow, just like it would on any human food left i...

Updated: 6:20 PM GMT on March 03, 2016

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I have been a WU member since September 2005. Now a retired teacher, enjoying my garden, writing, sketching, taking photos, and having great fun!

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Bletchley, England
Elevation: 377 ft
Temperature: 53.2 °F
Dew Point: 36.5 °F
Humidity: 53%
Wind: 1.1 mph from the WNW
Wind Gust: 8.0 mph
Updated: 2:00 PM BST on April 30, 2016
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Newport Pagnell, BUCKS
Elevation: 200 ft
Temperature: 52.1 °F
Dew Point: 35.5 °F
Humidity: 53%
Wind: 6.0 mph from the NNW
Wind Gust: 8.0 mph
Updated: 2:00 PM BST on April 30, 2016

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