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It’s winter in Australia. How much are you freezing in your home? | Jess Harwood
With buildings barely insulated, it feels colder inside than it does outside

Jess Harwood

24, May, 2023 @3:51 AM

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‘First proper day of winter’: snow and hail blanket parts of NSW and ACT as cold front settles across south-east
Widespread areas of frost and temperatures of near or below zero expected for ranges and further west with BoM forecasting ‘cooler days’

Rafqa Touma

07, May, 2023 @6:16 AM

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Spring has sprung in the UK but don’t be surprised by more wintry weather
April is more snowy than November, with an average 2.3 snow days

David Hambling

29, Mar, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Country diary: A golden secret by the side of the road | Elspeth Wilson
Ormiston, East Lothian: The start of the year has been so grey and raw, this huge patch of aconites is welcome

Elspeth Wilson

29, Mar, 2023 @4:30 AM

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Dwarf irises bring colour and glamour to the start of spring
If the snowdrop is a Victorian nightie, an iris is a cocktail dress that offers a dollop of pizzazz on a colourless March morning

Alice Vincent

03, Mar, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Country diary: Ice has turned basic tasks into a careful sport | Nicola Chester
Inkpen, North Wessex Downs: The fields are puddingy underfoot, the lanes still glassy. Winter is not done with us yet

Nicola Chester

01, Mar, 2023 @5:30 AM

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Country diary: Listening to the lake sing and the trees speak | Amy-Jane Beer
Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland: We camp up by a lough, unprepared for how noisy the landscape can be – especially at night

Amy-Jane Beer

22, Feb, 2023 @5:30 AM

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Humans ‘may need more sleep in winter’, study finds
Research shows people get more deep REM sleep than in summer, and may need to adjust habits to season

Jane Clinton

17, Feb, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Country diary: A coastal walk looking over Plymouth Sound | Virginia Spiers
Rame Peninsula, Cornwall: We take the path from a popular country park to Cawsand Bay, via woodland of old and fallen sweet chestnut

Virginia Spiers

16, Feb, 2023 @5:30 AM

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Country diary: An obliging redpoll is too hungry to be scared of us | Phil Gates
Deerness Valley Way, County Durham: These beautiful little finches have been fixtures this winter, feeding off scraps in unremarkable spots

Phil Gates

15, Feb, 2023 @5:30 AM

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Country diary: Two mistle thrushes goad each other, nerves frayed | Mary Montague
Lagan Valley Regional Park, Belfast: This is no Valentine’s croon, it’s about fierce protection of diminishing resources

Mary Montague

14, Feb, 2023 @5:30 AM

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Country diary: The only movement is a party of rooks | John Gilbey
Tre’r-ddôl, Ceredigion: A soft and still day is robbed of its early promise

John Gilbey

06, Feb, 2023 @5:30 AM

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