A Rain Walk

11 November 2017 // Walking //Weather

Marcel Krueger passes up a Sunday lie-in in favour a walk in the rain The rain washes the dirt into the gutters, and it swells streams into rivers, rivers into powerful things. – Neil Gaiman, Down to a Sunless Sea * Rain obscures the things we take for granted. When deliberately out in it on […]

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Into the Wind

11 April 2017 // Film/TV //Weather

Tim Dee introduces Into the Wind, a new film in which he stars, and which is to be aired on BBC Four tomorrow evening. Photos by Richard Alwyn. WATCH NOW I spent a couple of days filming last November on the southern shore of the Wash. I was the subject – or rather, I was […]

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Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs Present: English Weather

25 January 2017 // Music //Weather

Bob Stanley introduces the duo’s latest project, out on Friday, in this excerpt from the liner notes: IT’S HARD FOR ME – and I’m guessing I’m not alone here – to shake the Get Carter theme from my head whenever I cross the Tyne rail bridge on a journey up from London. The city may […]

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In Praise of Fog

9 January 2017 // Landscape //Weather

Words and pictures: Jennifer Lucy Allan Last week I cycled along the coast from Southend to Leigh-On-Sea through a dense fog. On this route I can usually see the Kent coast across the estuary. Sometimes I can make out the metal frames of the gas holders at the power station, and in summer there is […]

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