Thursday, 8 December 2011

Countdown to Christmas 8- What a difference a year makes!!

I was originally going to ignore the JYC weather prompt......I've written about the weather in my 3 previous albums......I was getting bored with it......exactly how much can you write about the weather....even if you live in a country that is obsessed by it!!!!!
But looking at last year's album I saw the photo I'd taken on Dec. 1st ........and realised that I most certainly did want to document the weather....or should I say the difference in the weather.
Why??
Because last year the snow was so deep in my garden it went over the top of my wellies.....poor little white Stella [the vet's pension plan] had to swim through it.......and the country........quite literally.....had ground to a halt.
And this Dec. 1st??? 
The garden is still full of flowers......I'd yet to de-ice the car in the morning.......and it was warm enough to wander round town without a coat.
What a difference a year makes!!!!!!

13 comments:

Kathyk said...

You're not the first person to make this weather comparison either but you are the first I've seen to document it in such a fab way with this super layout. Mind you - it was blooming wet and windy last night and I'm told we're set for more of the same today! Not very seasonal!

Have a great Thursday

Jane said...

It is good to ducument such a difference, much preferred last year's weather although glad I don't have the worry of travelling now.

pinky said...

Great take on the weather idea Jacky. What a difference a year makes eh!! You could do another one on the winds today, everything is rattling here today. Not long till I lose the internet I am sure!

Margi said...

I remember your blast of snow from last year as I'm pretty sure I was whining that I didn't have any yet. Oh what a difference a year makes hey, well for you,,,,me, I still do not have snow on the ground. Had a nice little blast of about 4 inches early last week,,,,melted and now all bare again!

Sian said...

So true! here today it is windy enough for me to worry about the trampolene..I'm about to go out and check on it

Melissa said...

I really like how you put the two photos together to compare - what a huge difference in weather! I also like the colors on your layout, perfect for the nice weather.

Kristel said...

That is really gorgeous Jacky!!
Hugs Kristel

Maria Ontiveros said...

Gorgeous page! I do like looking back at my last year's album now and again to see the differences between the years.
Rinda

Rhona said...

What a great take on the weather, what a difference a year makes indeed! My youngest is not impressed that we haven't had any snow yet but I'm happy to wait :) xx

Amy said...

Yes, you have had a massive contrast in weather. Speaking of weather, earlier in the month I was wondering if it was ever going to get hot - I shouldn't have worried ... we are frying today!

elinjanne.com said...

Weather is weird stuff. The same for us in Norway. The snow came almost two months later than last year. Last December 9th we had 15C blue - this year we have 0C.
Nice work!

Karen said...

What great photos to document the difference! I love the page, and it is amazing how much alike our weather has been given we're an ocean apart.

Emily said...

Gorgeous layout Jacky!!! What a comparison!!