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Month: April 2016

Is it Spring or Winter? April News from No.fifty6

Posted on 30th April 2016 by Julie and David Thomson in General News.

Is it Spring or Winter? April News from No.fifty6 Ohhh…winter has been back in April. Not so much April showers as April chills. The wind has blown cold weather in, heavy showers and even sleet and hail with some frosts at night and the temperature staggering to reach 8 degrees by day. Still, our intrepid guests have wrapped up warm and have been out exploring the Somme, grateful for a cup of tea and central heating on their return, in stark contrast to the conditions for the soldiers 100 years ago. Despite this with the rapeseed (also called colza or canola) in the fields bright yellow it still looks beautiful. The good news is 1st May – the weather changes and sunshine and better temperatures are on their way...

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