Tag: drought

  • A River Runs Dry, Wood builds a Natural Dam and Corn Grows Eratically.

    A River Runs Dry, Wood builds a Natural Dam and Corn Grows Eratically.

    When rain becomes a treat you get used to looking at rivers that are running drier and drier with every passing day. The river pictured below is so low that you see the river bed in many parts. It’s a meter or more below it’s usual level. Imagine being a weather forecaster during a drought. […]

  • Signs of Drought

    Signs of Drought

    Today as I walked I could see clear evidence that Switzerland is now dry. As you walk by the side of the road you see that it is yellow, and that there is no growth. Crops are withering away and water gauges are now filling with dust, rather than rain. We now go for weeks […]

  • Nice Clouds on a Windy Day

    Nice Clouds on a Windy Day

    Sometimes you drive home on the scooter and you look up at the sky and you think “When I get out of this village I’m going to stop by the side of the road and I’m going to take a picture of the clouds because they’re photogenic. The reason for them being photogenic today is […]

  • Day Twenty-Nine of ORCA in Switzerland – A Desire To Go On A Hike

    Day Twenty-Nine of ORCA in Switzerland – A Desire To Go On A Hike

    We’re in day 29 of ORCA in Switzerland and I have an ever increasing desire to go for a hike. During today’s walk I listened to two podcasts about hiking and I walked yet another variant of my usual walk. Apple tree blooms are increasing in number and the Colza looks almost ready to harvest. […]