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Old 11.01.2015, 01:08
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I saw a rainbow cloud today, I'd never seen one before! Here is a photo I took
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Old 11.01.2015, 10:08
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Wow, great picture Pixie B. Never seen that effect before.
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Old 11.01.2015, 10:47
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Wow, great picture Pixie B. Never seen that effect before.
We were seeing the same effect on the mountains of Engelberg yesterday. Never heard of it before.
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Old 11.01.2015, 12:42
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Great picture!
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Old 11.01.2015, 12:43
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I saw a rainbow cloud today, I'd never seen one before! Here is a photo I took
Beautiful. "Northern Lights" I assume, rare to have them so far South
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Old 11.01.2015, 13:43
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Beautiful. "Northern Lights" I assume, rare to have them so far South
No, different thing entirely. The rainbow cloud effect happens when the cloud scatters sunlight into different wavelengths. The "Northern Lights" are caused by charged particles from the sun ionising atoms in the upper atmosphere causing them to emit light and can only be seen at night.
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Beautiful. "Northern Lights" I assume, rare to have them so far South
Hardly, they are even more beautiful.
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Old 13.01.2015, 16:14
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Glorius winters day!
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Old 13.01.2015, 16:19
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Yes I also saw that. But it was only really noticeable when I put on my sunglasses.
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I saw a rainbow cloud today, I'd never seen one before! Here is a photo I took
well reminds me of the " Indian Summer " in Australia

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Old 13.01.2015, 16:39
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Re: Weather!

Sunny in Geneva, yesterday, 9 degrees but if you sit in the sun, i did the lizard thing and sat on a terrace and followed the sun.

I have a bit of a sun tan today. Those freckles....
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Old 14.01.2015, 10:32
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Strong winds blowing all last night, very black clouds here and raining. Just heard a rumble of thunder too.
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Old 14.01.2015, 14:27
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Yucky rain this morning in Geneva, but seems to be better this afternoon.

About my sun tan the other day - i looked in the mirror and don't look dead anymore.

Also, it's very good for the morale just to get a few rays a day.

In Geneva we go up to the Old Town, there is a terrace there that is open all year round. They even put pashminas on the chairs to keep you warm.
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Old 14.01.2015, 15:31
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Re: Weather!

Here too, very wet, grim and grey but slowly brightening up a little.
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Old 14.01.2015, 17:43
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Re: Weather!

Heavy snowfalls forecast for the weekend up here at Les Rasses .
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Yucky rain this morning in Geneva, but seems to be better this afternoon.

About my sun tan the other day - i looked in the mirror and don't look dead anymore.

Also, it's very good for the morale just to get a few rays a day.

In Geneva we go up to the Old Town, there is a terrace there that is open all year round. They even put pashminas on the chairs to keep you warm.


So that's where all the bed fleas transit! Apparently it's a real problem in Geneva! Can even get the little buggers from sitting in the tram!
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Old 14.01.2015, 21:09
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Heavy snowfalls forecast for the weekend up here at Les Rasses .
Can't wait- time for a proper winter- we really want to ski, x country ski and snow shoe. Horrible rain today, yuk- this is not what winter is all about
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Old 14.01.2015, 22:14
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Keeping my fingers crossed for dry weather for our move tomorrow. It would be nice to remember Switzerland in the sunshine
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So that's where all the bed fleas transit! Apparently it's a real problem in Geneva! Can even get the little buggers from sitting in the tram!
Speak for yourself. I have never had fleas in my life!!! Even after being the mother of 4 cats....and a couple of dogs.
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Keeping my fingers crossed for dry weather for our move tomorrow. It would be nice to remember Switzerland in the sunshine
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No, different thing entirely. The rainbow cloud effect happens when the cloud scatters sunlight into different wavelengths. The "Northern Lights" are caused by charged particles from the sun ionising atoms in the upper atmosphere causing them to emit light and can only be seen at night.

Reminds me of the story of Mum about the Nordlicht . She and friends, after a festivity on the Munot in Schaffhausen on a Saturday, were on the way back home, when they saw the Nordlicht. But as they were watching the thing it transformed into the SUN getting up.
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Snowing heavily - at last
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