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Equinoctial Gales

Last night winds reached 40mph here in West Sussex, bringing down a thick harvest of leaves. It was a breeze…

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Orion Returns

Look east just before dawn on a clear morning and you'll now be able to see an old friend returning.…

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A Beautiful World

I've just done a brief podcast interview for Heather McElhatton of A Beautiful World. You can hear it here.

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Samuel Pepys and his Moon Compass

From an entry in Samuel Pepys' diary on Saturday 19th August 1665: So to Stanes and there by this time…

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The Pebbles on the Beach

Thank you to everyone who tuned in to listen to me eulogise Clarence Ellis' book, The Pebbles on the Beach,…

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The Colour of Water

The colour of water is determined by: A) What's under it. B) What's in it. C) What's on it. D)…

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The Wayfaring Tree - Viburnum lantana

As its name suggests, the wayfaring-tree (Viburnum lantana) is a sign, if you aren't already aware, that you are on…

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Perseid Meteor Shower Tonight

The Perseid meteor shower will peak tonight if clouds allow. Look Northeast. Image credit.

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A Sign of Fresh Air in Dartmoor

My thanks to everyone who came on the natural navigation walk with Emma Cunis (Dartmoor's Daughter) and me on Thursday…

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Thank you to everyone who came to my talk on #HowToReadWater with the Serpentine Swimming Club last night. Great cr… https://t.co/zJ2vvUi1x7
Some websites are claiming Venus will be unusually bright in the west over the next couple of dusks. It will be, bu… https://t.co/UFjWVHV4iW
RT @emorwee: Meanwhile in British Columbia, absolutely bonkers footage of a fire tornado stealing a firefighter's water hose (source: https…