Weekend Weather Word #7 – Atlantis-on-Lee

Well, Cork is finally getting its flood defences, after I don’t know how many years of political wrangling. And what is the first thing people do? They whine and complain about how these crucial defences will in effect destroy Cork. Seriously, is no one EVER satisified in this country, and especially in this city? Seriously,…

Weekend Weather Word #6 – Netatmo Personal Weather Station

Me, a prepaid MasterCard containing my Christmas bonus, all the stores airside at Schiphol Airport, and a five-hour layover. That, ladies and gentlemen, is the definition of a perfect storm. Perfect storm for the credit on that Mastercard, that is. But wait a minute, this is a weather blog, why the hell am I spamming it…

Weekend Weather Word #5 – All about Models

Hey everybody, and welcome to this week’s Weekend Weather Word. I know it’s been a while since I published the last edition,  but real life just has this talent for throwing a spanner in the works. For the last two editions, I concentrated on two of the basic building blocks of weather systems worldwide. Today,…

Weekend Weather Word #4 – To the Front!

Hey and welcome to this week’s Weekend Weather Word! I do have to apologize for skipping last week’s edition, but I was out with a pretty bad throat infection that took some time to get rid of.  And believe me, blogging under the influence of antibiotics is no fun at all. But back to topic….

Weekend Weather Word #3 – Of Highs and Lows

Good afternoon, everybody. I hope you were able to get through Friday and Saturday while staying reasonably dry. With the desert firmly out of my system and me firmly entrenched in everyday life here in Cork, it’s time for another Weekend Weather Word. In the last two installments, I wrote about a few resources that…