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Old 08.10.2014, 20:35
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What storm? It was a bit windy here at about 4am, but that's it.
It was the longest thunderstorm ever... Lasted for more than 2 hours, with truly impressive thunders.

The vet prescribed Xanax for our dog for such occasions, but by that point I was ready to swallow it myself!
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Old 09.10.2014, 16:18
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Re: Weather!

wth 25 degrees today how come it's so warm? Not that I'm complaining
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Old 09.10.2014, 16:29
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wth 25 degrees today how come it's so warm? Not that I'm complaining
Hot weather + strong wind + mountains looking so close you can touch them?

That'll be the Foehn, a hot, dry wind that sweeps down from the mountains and can raise the temperature by 20 degrees in an hour. Many Swiss people claim the Foehn is responsible for headaches, roadrage and all kinds of other ills. It was certainly instrumental in the destruction of most of Glarus town by fire 150 years ago.

Since Brits are clearly immune to its ill effects, we might as well enjoy it!
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Old 09.10.2014, 16:33
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Re: Weather!

Zurich lake looks stunning.
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Old 09.10.2014, 18:57
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Re: Weather!

When I left the flat this morning, in bright but chilly sunshine, the Alps looked like they were painted onto the sky, like a cinema backdrop. Absolutely stunning.

Then I went over the hill into Zürich, and admired the old town buildings rising up and fading into the autumnal mist.

(I haven't got a leaving date yet, but I'm already getting maudlin. Could be a looooong couple of months ahead )
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Old 09.10.2014, 21:29
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Hot weather + strong wind + mountains looking so close you can touch them?

That'll be the Foehn, a hot, dry wind that sweeps down from the mountains and can raise the temperature by 20 degrees in an hour. Many Swiss people claim the Foehn is responsible for headaches, roadrage and all kinds of other ills. It was certainly instrumental in the destruction of most of Glarus town by fire 150 years ago.

Since Brits are clearly immune to its ill effects, we might as well enjoy it!
I did, although I have had a headache today and yesterday Nothing a couple of pills couldn;t fix, and didn't stop me enjoying the warm sunny weather

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Zurich lake looks stunning.
It does indeed! I love the many beautiful colours it appears in and my top fav is the brilliant blue when the sky is also glowing azure <3
It looks Onyx-ish and exciting during storms, and it looks milky and pearly in twilight (I have a twilight obsession... and I'm talking about the sunlight scattering atmospheric illumination meaning of the word; not the crap films )
Juicy, brilliant, sparkling blue is unbeatable though (y)
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Old 10.10.2014, 00:16
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I did, although I have had a headache today and yesterday Nothing a couple of pills couldn;t fix, and didn't stop me enjoying the warm sunny weather



It does indeed! I love the many beautiful colours it appears in and my top fav is the brilliant blue when the sky is also glowing azure <3
It looks Onyx-ish and exciting during storms, and it looks milky and pearly in twilight (I have a twilight obsession... and I'm talking about the sunlight scattering atmospheric illumination meaning of the word; not the crap films )
Juicy, brilliant, sparkling blue is unbeatable though (y)



http://www.stadtbild.ch/photo/zueric...-alpen-und-see


https://www.google.ch/search?q=fotos...%3B4288%3B2848

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Old 10.10.2014, 01:46
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Re: Weather!

Dublin cold, Basel rainy and nasty but in Aargau the weather seemed to be great
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Grey.
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Old 17.10.2014, 08:23
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Re: Weather!

Careful out there, very windy in Zh.
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Re: Weather!

Layers and layers of cloud above...
But they wont be there tomorrow for a Wandertag!
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Re: Weather!

Now the weather is really suitalbe for sleep
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Old 17.10.2014, 11:23
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Re: Weather!

Lovely warm weather forecast for up in t'mountains this week-end- hurrah.
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Old 17.10.2014, 11:35
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What storm? It was a bit windy here at about 4am, but that's it.
We never got that one either luckily as we were flying the next day and needed a good night's sleep. We don't actually get very many of the storms so it's a rare treat if we do.

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Lovely warm weather forecast for up in t'mountains this week-end- hurrah.
It's nice here already and the forecast for the weekend is great.
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Old 18.10.2014, 15:58
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Re: Weather!

Great weather - episode II.

My only concern that Gods will turn off this wonderful sunshine soon! But today let's enjoy it!
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Old 18.10.2014, 16:13
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Great weather - episode II.

My only concern that Gods will turn off this wonderful sunshine soon! But today let's enjoy it!
Probably best you don't look at the forecast for Wednesday then.
Suffice it to say I'd recommend getting your thermals ready.
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Old 18.10.2014, 16:21
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Probably best you don't look at the forecast for Wednesday then.
Suffice it to say I'd recommend getting your thermals ready.
After this weekend I'm planning to hibernate till May 2015 anyway.
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Re: Weather!

Good job I love contrasts ... 22C today and tomorrow- and minus 2 on Wednesday + snow. Bring it on

I an so enjoying this Indian Summer- but I am really looking forward to a PROPER COLD AND SNOWY WINTER. If I'd wanted grey slush and damp but not so cold **** I'd stayed in the UK

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Old 18.10.2014, 17:42
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Re: Weather!

Quite foggy here this morning, but it's turned into a lovely autumn day. Looks like the central heating may go on later in the week though. Still, can't complain, it's been a great Indian summer. May be just as well we're getting a new winter set of tyres put on a couple of weeks earlier than normal, we may need them.
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Old 18.10.2014, 18:18
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Good job I love contrasts- 22C today and tomorrow- and minus 2 on Wednesday + snow. Bring it on
Whoever they are, they're doing pretty damn good job out there in the sky. Someone should extend their contract for next season
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