The Mountains of Mourne from Dalby, Isle of Man
Thankyou lizimitchell for this image of the Mourne Mountains from the Isle of Man. What the Norn Ironers in Newcastle don't want to see is the Isle of Man from here. The old saying is that if you can see the IOM it is going to rain, and if you can't
Today it has rained-just enough to frustrate the golf. It is now sunny. I have just rushed out to the sea wall-hurrah! No Isle of Man.
So its going to be fine and those dark clouds whistling in from the West will not bring rain? Can't, surely. As the Isle of Man is not visible.?
I am not sure how much you can trust these local saws. Me, I would normally consult the bit of seaweed which used to hang in the porch. If its dry: good weather, certain sure. If its wet-some idiot left the door open.
Anyhow someone has recycled it with the garden rubbish. That's closed that option.
The barometer has broken and the digital one is out of batteries.
So I'll risk the golf
And take my brolly