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by John
23 Jan 2020 14:46
Forum: Almería and local to Arboleas Forum
Topic: Double fatal accident near Pimans
Replies: 1
Views: 5

Double fatal accident near Pimans

A lorry and one of those small 50cc cars (Aixam?) were involved in a collision. https://almanzora.ideal.es/actualidad/fallecidos-chocar-camion-20200123124307-nt.html I think there's a 60 kph limit there but people ignore it. https://static3.ideal.es/almanzora/multimedia/202001/23/media/cortadas/acci...
by John
17 Jan 2020 22:57
Forum: Gardening
Topic: Almond blossom
Replies: 2
Views: 27

Re: Almond blossom

We used to love January and February for the blossom. Nearly always took some photos.
Here's one by Jane from 8 years ago:
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by John
06 Jan 2020 12:02
Forum: Almería and local to Arboleas Forum
Topic: Spanish man killed on M1 near Milton Keynes
Replies: 1
Views: 63

Spanish man killed on M1 near Milton Keynes

Two lorry drivers were killed in a terrible road accident on the M1 on Saturday 4th Jan. One driver worked for Alfeser logistics in Almería, based in Cuevas de Almanzora. Jorge Mihai, 38. https://news.sky.com/story/m1-closed-in-both-directions-near-milton-keynes-after-lorries-crash-11900950 https://...
by John
14 Nov 2019 19:15
Forum: Pastimes - Hobbies - Activities - Hashing
Topic: Astronomy, skies and space-weather
Replies: 133
Views: 22086

Re: Astronomy, skies and space-weather

Just got this from the observatory south camera. It shows nearest the horizon, Venus, then Jupiter and Saturn in a diagonal line.
by John
11 Nov 2019 16:40
Forum: Pastimes - Hobbies - Activities - Hashing
Topic: Astronomy, skies and space-weather
Replies: 133
Views: 22086

Re: Astronomy, skies and space-weather

It is still visible if you have clear skies, but the dot is absolutely tiny.
Here is an image posted on Spaceweather.com only a few minutes ago from France:

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by John
10 Nov 2019 23:48
Forum: Andalucía and Spain
Topic: Spain needs a coalition of the sensible moderates
Replies: 3
Views: 267

Re: Spain needs a coalition of the sensible moderates

VOX take the Murcia province, (just), but the situation is another mess with no overall majority and the PSOE will need to make deals.
https://resultados.elpais.com/elecciones/generales.html
by John
10 Nov 2019 13:41
Forum: Andalucía and Spain
Topic: Spain needs a coalition of the sensible moderates
Replies: 3
Views: 267

Re: Spain needs a coalition of the sensible moderates

It seems that the right wing party VOX may do well in today's Remembrance Sunday elections, which is rather worrying as they have some rather extreme ideas. If they hold the balance of power they will want a price to be paid. Let's hope that they don't. Now where are those sensible moderates?
by John
09 Nov 2019 23:00
Forum: Pastimes - Hobbies - Activities - Hashing
Topic: Astronomy, skies and space-weather
Replies: 133
Views: 22086

Re: Astronomy, skies and space-weather

On Monday 11th November there will be a transit of Mercury. This means the planet will appear to move across the Sun's disc between us and the Sun. Obviously we cannot observe it by looking at the Sun, so try projecting the Sun using a telescope onto a piece of paper or a floor. Whatever you do don'...
by John
04 Nov 2019 11:53
Forum: Andalucía and Spain
Topic: Spain needs a coalition of the sensible moderates
Replies: 3
Views: 267

Spain needs a coalition of the sensible moderates

Spain’s new election will not break deadlock, poll shows This does show that proportional representation does have some drawbacks. Other countries also struggle to agree governments when they are finely balanced, notably Germany and Israel. What Spain have to find is a group of sensible moderates f...