Category: Science & Nature

Topics related to the World around us.

Tuesday Morning Sunrise 2

A Tuesday Morning Sunrise

It’s not looking too bad out there for a Tuesday morning in December. It’s 8am, the Borth & Ynyslas Weather Station is reading 1ºC and there’s lovely sunrise. There’s a decent surf rolling into the beach and it’s all overlooked by a thin crescent moon and the bright light of Venus. Lovely!

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A Cure for Corns, Osteoporosis and Aging thanks to Einstein. 1

A Cure for Corns, Osteoporosis and Aging thanks to Einstein.

Yep, you’ve read that right. Bear with me for an adventure into the weird and wonderful workings of my inner mind that can only lead to one thing. Time Time is weird. According to Einstein and his physics pals it’s relative and that does indeed seem to be the case. When we are young, live...

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Updating the Borth & Ynyslas Weather Station

I’ve been running a weather station here in Ynyslas for a number of years now. I initially installed the weather station in 2005 at the request of a number of kite-surfers and windsurfers from the Midlands. They all used to make regular trips to the coast here but sometimes their trips would be wasted as...

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Sea’s Alive

I haven’t managed to go fishing again since I was out SUP fishing on Monday, but I have been swimming a couple of times and the sea is alive with fish at the moment. It’s madness. Small bait fish (mainly sprats) are literally throwing themselves onto the rocks and beaches around here. All in an attempt...

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Bees and Moths

Saturday morning was a lovely affair. Pretty chilly mind you with the temperature dropping overnight to 10ºC but the morning skies were huge with wispy clouds first thing. We’d put the moth trap out so once Morgan was up we had a quick look through the catch. There was nothing unusual but we haven’t had...

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