It is usually good to be proved right but sometimes you really want to be wrong. Back in 2001 when I was rural affairs editor for a newspaper in North Wales, UK, I went out on a limb. It was the time of foot and mouth disease and by tracking all the reported cases in … Continue reading Accurate forecasting is cold and wet
Do you get fed up with news reports claiming that this, or next, month is set to become the hottest July, or whatever, since records began? If so, you are just like me. You see, it is not only the weather that irritates me with so-called summers having too much rain, overcast skies even when … Continue reading It’s summer? Really? Where is the sun?