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On Rainbows

(Westminster Pier, 21 October 2014) Yesterday the dying fragments of Hurricane Gonzalo blew over London. I woke in the night. It was about four in the morning and the bedroom window was rattling in its frame. We’re at the beginning of storm season. October and November are typically the worst months for violent weather and […]

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Ecnéphia: Thunder, lightning and the Royal Baby

Yesterday morning as the press soared to new altitudes of excitement about the impending birth of a royal baby, Suzannah Lipscomb, the historian, asked: What would previous centuries have made of the omens of intense sun and thunderstorms as the heir arrives? #RoyalBaby — Suzannah Lipscomb (@sixteenthCgirl) July 22, 2013 After days of unusually hot […]

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