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January 30, 2013 / viewsfromasmallisland

In Britain’s Green and Pleasant Land

Wet field 30.1.13 resized

If any of you out there wondered how Britain got to be so green there’s a clue in the picture above.  IT NEVER STOPS RAINING, (or snowing, or snowing and raining or sleeting or spitting or mizzling or drizzling or showering or pouring or ……. you get the picture).  Anyway, we’re very wet and have been for months and months.  Recently we were very cold and wet and now we’re just a bit cold and wet.  The only way we know when summer has arrived is the rain is warmer.

I love it really but it’s expected that we should moan about the weather so there it is.

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  1. wildsherkin / Jan 31 2013 8:02 am

    Hello from another small island. We know all about that here – incessant rain! Lovely picture and I’m glad I’ve found you. 🙂

    • viewsfromasmallisland / Jan 31 2013 9:49 am

      Thanks for dropping by and taking time to comment. I’d love to be out taking photos around your place.

  2. Gallivanta / Jan 31 2013 11:13 am

    What about smirring? Or is that reserved for Scotland? 🙂

  3. Alice Radwell / Jan 31 2013 2:06 pm

    Very cool post. Down here in the south-west we get slush-hail, a combination of sleet and hail, instead of snow… and sometimes instead of rain 🙂

  4. thetrollqueen / Feb 2 2013 10:57 pm

    This is a beautiful picture. I don’t know much about UK because I’m from Australia 😀 but one day when I’m a bit older I would love to travel.

    P.s I LOVE the rain 🙂 it makes me feel happy.

  5. Sandra Lock / Feb 11 2013 1:51 pm

    Yeah, all the fields around here are starting to resemble ponds 😦 its actually a bit scary how much rain theres been – even for us Brits it seems never ending.
    Glad I stumbled across your blog today 🙂

    • viewsfromasmallisland / Feb 11 2013 2:25 pm

      Thank you for dropping by. It is a staggering amount of rain even for the UK. It has just gone on and on. I hope this spring we see some sun as the wildlife, insects and crops are really going to suffer.

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