Tag Archives: temperature

Unseasonally warm

When I woke and made my way to the kitchen this morning, I was surprised by how warm it felt. I checked the thermometer in the kitchen, which revealed the overnight low outside was 10ºC and it was 17ºC inside. Later, as I was getting ready for the 2.5-mile walk to the village Post Office, […]

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Ooh, we’re too cold now

Or at least that’s what the “cold alarm” is telling me. The new boiler and radiators may make the house much warmer than was previously the case but when they go off the lack of insulation means the house loses the heat overnight. (And yes, we’re planning to do something about that.) A consequence of […]

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The boys lark about with tubs of water—in March!

It’s March, isn’t it?

I thought we were still in March when I woke this morning: the third month of the year, the end of winter and the beginning of spring, a cool month in this part of Scotland. By 11am I was having second thoughts, perhaps we were really in May or even June as the sun shone […]

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It’s definitely cold out there

I don’t mind when the weather gets colder and the temperature dips below freezing. I don’t mind working outside when it drops to -10C, when I have have to wear gloves or get frost burn, and I have to break ice in the troughs every few hours. I don’t even mind when the temperature drops […]

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