Snow

Friday, February 9, 2018 0 Permalink 1

Snow does not often come to our region. Five years ago we missed the last one while traveling abroad, but for a few hours yesterday, white preponderated all else. I took the dog for a walk in the ForĂȘt de Buzet. Most plants were already well advanced into spring when winter finally came to the ...

Candlemass 1956

Friday, February 2, 2018 0 Permalink 0

We are closer in time to the winter of 2056 than to the winter of 1956, but there are still those who remember that earlier year as the worst winter of all, even though it was in some ways one of the mildest on record. It was a year of extremes, maybe much like this one, ...