Articles Tagged 'storms'

Picnic Table, FINAL

Summer in the United States: Not Always a Picnic

I usually say that one of the great things about the U.S. is the guaranteed summer we have. There’s nothing worse than enduring months of gray drizzle or frozen tundra, only to have one fleeting week of sunshine as your summer (eh, England 2012?). Remember the Queen’s Golden Jubilee river flotilla? Yeah, that was my […]


Great Storms of the British Isles

It doesn’t seem quite fair. The UK gets Skyfall. We get Hurricane Sandy. But then again, Brits have weathered their share of perfect storms, and, seeing as the weather is stereotypically a favorite topic of the English, we here at Anglophenia thought we’d take a look at some of those instances when it’s been our […]