Jan 122015
2014 - where did you go to?

They say time flies by as you get older, and for me, this was certainly true in 2014. No sooner had the buds burst out on the trees, than the leaves were falling and Winter was returning to this part of the United Kingdom. I suppose the main reason the year flew by was because I was kept busy most of the time. I don’t seem to get bored, although I do have many moments when I sit around and watch the World drift by. Not having to work does give me the luxury to enjoy these quiet moments, and [Read more]

Jan 032015
The weather year - 2014

2014 was the joint warmest year so far recorded at Bracken House. The average temperature of 10.3°C equalled that of 2011. Every month recorded above average temperatures, except for August whose average of 14.2°C was the coldest August recorded here, and a full 1.0°C below the monthly mean. The highest temperature recorded was 27.6°C on the 26th July, with the coldest being -3.1°C on December 30th. The average high temperature was 14.1°C, equalling 2011’s best, with the average low temperature being 7.0°C, the highest for this location. The yearly mean temperature is now 9.4°C. The above You Tube video shows [Read more]

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