super-storm has nearly beaten the U.K to a pulp. In honor of all those who have suffered at the hands of Old Man Winter, we have chosen this image of a halcyon day in August. The scene is Wall Beach on Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands where the average temperature on such a day is 74 degrees Fahrenheit and the sea breeze is so reliable that windsurfers have their world championship competition there.The weather in the Northern Hemisphere has been, at best, difficult. In the U.S., the western states have been plagued by drought and the eastern states by blizzards. In Europe a
So take heart, the Vortex will go home to the North Pole and your Winter Doldrums will melt away.
Photo by Xavier.