Winter is coming to Israel … eventually

In between news reports abouts recent rocket attacks on Israel, and our ongoing leadership stalemate, Israeli media is reporting that Winter is coming. We might even have rain. That said, our weather forecasts have gone from somewhere around 80% chance of ⛈️ to around 30% chance of 🌧️. I’m still optimistic it will rain, eventually.

Definitely a wintry day here in Israel

Today was very much a wintry day here in Israel. It was freezing cold, and rained for most of the day. Thankfully I work from home! I still prefer this weather to the Israeli Summer!

Today was very much a wintry day here in Israel. It was freezing cold, and rained for most of the day. Thankfully I work from home! I still prefer this weather to the Israeli Summer!

Thunderstorms and why I’m so glad I work from home

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There are many reasons why I’m glad I can work from home. Rainy, Winter days are definitely one of those reasons. Today is pretty cold (for Israel at any rate), and we have rain forecast for the whole day. We’ve had a small downpour already this morning: https://youtu.be/XVwURTd71mM A hailstorm arrived as our kids were…… Continue reading Thunderstorms and why I’m so glad I work from home

We had a somewhat unusual thunderstorm the other day. It took me back to my childhood in Johannesburg, South Africa, where we frequently had Highveld thunderstorms after a hot day. Some of my favourite childhood memories are of those storms, especially lying in bed at night listening to the rain running through the gutters above… Continue reading Rain drops in a thunderstorm