I woke up at 2-something last night to go to the toilet, I looked out the window and it was still light! There’s just no dark at the moment which … Continue reading The tropics of Scotland
Australia recorded its hottest day EVER on Wednesday with a national average temperature of 40.9C. Paradoxically, the front page of The Australian newspaper, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch, ran … Continue reading Hottest day ever for Australia
Yesterday was hot. BBC weather says it was 24C here which felt pretty awful. How did I ever survive living in Brisbane? At least here the temperature typically falls overnight … Continue reading Hot weather and visits from family and friends
It was a hot weekend and since my bike, Hoss, is a convertible we went out on Saturday with the top down. Apparently it was the hottest Easter for our … Continue reading In our convertible on the hottest Easter ever
It has felt like summer here for the past week or so and lots of temperature records have broken. A 120-year winter temperature record for Scotland was broken on February … Continue reading It was summer here in February
I miss winter. I truly do. Yes, I like watching the garden come to life in spring and the buds blossom but I love the muted lighting of winter more … Continue reading Fed up with hot and dry
I’ve got a population crisis in my stick insect habitat. It’s swarming with them now and there’s a range of sizes so this is more than just one lot of … Continue reading Population crisis and hairy legs
Lately, there’s been much discussion about this thing called climate sensitivity. But what the devil is it? Climate sensitivity refers to the amount by which the temperature is expected to … Continue reading How hot will it get?