An unscheduled Geogramblings vlog and post in reaction to an incident taking place at a location that is very dear to me. The Bridger Foothills Fire ignited on 4th September 2020, and overnight it expanded rapidly from 400 to 7000 acres, consuming the eastern side of the southern end of the Bridger Mountains just outside of Bozeman, Montana. This is not only an opportunity to provide some geography education on the causes, conditions, impacts and responses, but also my way of helping a community I'm connected to (but can't be present in right now) - by helping to spread the word to anyone who may wish to contribute towards fundraisers that will help members of the community get back on their feet.
San Franciscans can easily challenge the British when it comes to talking about the weather. Why is it so 'damn cold' here in the summer!?
The @exploratorium's Observatory has that 'hidden treasure' feel about it, but each time you visit and open you eyes, the more wondrous it becomes.
There's a lot of hot air over this US cold snap... Let's get one fundamental thing straight!
“What gets us into trouble is not what we don't know. It's what we know for sure that just ain't so.” Mark Twain's quote perfectly sums up why we need to trust in the scientific process. After all, it gives us so much.
People say that in the UK, if you don't like the weather then just wait 5 minutes. Just wait until you've been to Colorado!
JRR Tolkien was of course a very talented writer with an amazingly creative imagination. He once said: "Give me a name and it produces a story, not the other way about normally." This is the case with natural disasters (notice I didn't say hazards - Geography students should be about to tell you why!), for example: The Boxing Day … Continue reading “Give me a name…”;