Strong to gale force southeast winds. Maximum temperature 12 °C.
“Ah! Seaweed smells from sandy caves/And thyme and mist in whiffs,”
“Then the whole fieldful of queens/Swirls in a dance”
Sketch by W. A. Donnelly (dated 1895) of the Cup & Ring marks on the Cochno Stone, West Dunbartonshire. Published by John Bruce in 1896 image via The Urban Prehistorian
“We used to live in Gloucestershire, just outside Stroud, and nearby on the escarpments are a range of ancient sites”
“There is a Tory M.P. called Michael Fabricant, and I find it hard to believe that he is real.”
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“Considerate mowing leaves a summer meadow”
“Precession of the axis of a spinning top and that of the Earth. At present the northern end of Earth’s axis points to what we now call the Pole Star. Around 11.5 ka from now it will point to the star Vega”
“Missing going to music, art or archaeology exhibitions and events, but mostly missing going out for meals “