What does the coming weekends weather hold??!! Well it's a Bank Holiday and that usually means the weather is unsettled! It's definitely going to be cooler than it has been of late, but I don't think it is going to be a complete washout. Studying various forecasts for the south it looks as though Friday should be fairly good with some sunny spells and a few showers. Saturday will be the day … [Read more...] about BANK HOLIDAY WEATHER PREDICTIONS!
22nd March 2010 was a day that had to be marked by some ballooning as it was Sarah's 40th Birthday!! With the weather in the UK not being predictable at that time of year it meant we had to make it into an overseas balloon trip. We visited Sunbird Lodge in Kenya which is run by Gunter and Othmar - two Austrian balloonists. The lodge is absolutely fantastic. You don't have to be a balloonist … [Read more...] about BALLOONING IN KENYA MARCH 2010
After our balloon flights we normally take everyone back to the Squirrel where we have a Champagne Celebration and presentation of Commemorative Flight Certificates but it was such a wonderful evening on Friday 21st May 2010 and Tony had landed in such a lovely location that we decided to serve the Champagne whilst watching the sun go down. What glorious weather we are having at the moment. … [Read more...] about WATCHING THE SUNSET OVER THE SURREY HILLS
That’s a difficult one to answer especially as even the Metoffice got it wrong in 2009 when they told us we were going to have a BBQ summer!! We are definitely overdue a good summer – but will it be 2010? Going by some of the weather we have had so far in April and May it could be that we are going to have as well as a BBQ summer a ballooning summer this year! Take a look at … [Read more...] about WHAT DOES SUMMER 2010 HOLD??!!
Can you imagine how noisy seventeen eighteen year old girls can be!! Especially when they didn’t know that they were going ballooning! The date had been set for a long time and the weather gods were very kind to us. What a stunning bunch they were – everyone had dressed for the occasion but I was very impressed to note that they all had flat shoes on as our Important Information Sheet … [Read more...] about HAPPY 18th GEORGINA!