Edison’s Ephemera

121 – Hail and Thunder Okay, last Ephemera was about April showers. I wasn’t bargaining on hailstorms and thunder, near freezing temperatures in the mornings and balmy spring temperatures in the afternoons. You can’t dress for this properly.. ah...

Edison’s Ephemera

120 – April Showers March is indeed going out like a lamb, a warm one at that. But the April showers are on the horizon. My Ephemera, the third in as many weeks, will be about rain and spring. Europeans please note that we’re still an hour early here, the...

Edison’s Ephemera

118 – Storms We’ve had a succession of weather events in the UK, perhaps not as severe as the ones sweeping the North American continent but similar in nature. The close proximity of more extreme warm and cold systems is making for rapid swings in...

Edison’s Ephemera

117 – In Like a Lion It is not Spring. Well, it’s not supposed to be. It’s supposed to be Winter, with a capital W. Over here, that means sometimes freezing, mostly raining, foggy, east windy, inclement weather. So when we were graced with an entire...

Edison’s Ephemera 116

Tragedy… When my grandfather died back in the 1980s, I inherited some money. It took a few years to get it because of a number of reasons, but by the time I did get it, in 1992, my life circumstances had changed and I had a marriage, a kid, another one on the...

Edison’s Ephemera 115

Winter Warmth. That warm bed, cozy sofa, sweater (or jumper as they are called here), furry hat, or thick gloves. When it’s cold and wet, or even colder and snowing, being warm is all I can think of. Music makes me warm too, at least I think warm thoughts. Then...