Jellyfish beach

July 26, 2011 · Filed Under Nairn, Nature 

The past few weeks have seen Nairn’s beaches inundated with smal jellyfish. These are probably the same ones that caused the temporary shut down of Torness nuclear power station at Dunbar at the end of June. So far these appear to be harmless moon jellyfish, but are certainly to be respected for there numbers. They […]

Nairn’s Midnight Sun

July 26, 2011 · Filed Under Nairn, Weather 

Nairn at midnight, two weeks after the summer solstice. It’s something to appreciate that while the summer’s tend to be mild, at least we tend to get more sun than most of the rest of the UK.

A Passing Storm

July 9, 2011 · Filed Under Nairn, Weather 

Yesterday saw a large thunderstorm slowly drift pass south of the town during the afternoon and evening. The result was hours of thunderous rumblings, and even lightning visible from Nairn. Thunderstorms are common elsewhere, but Nairn is normally free of them due to a combination of its sheltered position and mild climate. Before Friday, I […]