Anakana Schofield – Award Winning Author of Bina, Martin John and Malarky

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Fascinating program on weather forecasting and weather on BBC Radio 4 right now!!

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Our Obsession With Weather

Iain will ask what role the weather plays in our culture – any writer purposefully tuned to the language of the moment will be obliged to employ the weather as a moral sub-text, a framing device, a ceiling of depression – weather as prediction. Weather as a liquid mirror in which the writer, reads our future.

The above link will work for 7 further days — pop on over for a listen. I loved the program, esp the description of forecaster as having control of the weather … and being viewed as the demon who didn’t deliver!

 

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