of the family William, and Uncle Pat, have fished all their lives and sons Mark
and Stuart have followed on the tradition. All have served their time on the local
lifeboat as well.
Their lives revolve around fishing and the weather.
They admit that when the forecast comes on, silence falls in the house and even
the children know to pay attention.
They have local words to describe
local conditions and use boating terms in their everyday language such as describing
the bonnet of a car as the bow and something which is wide as being "beamy".
is one weather forecast from William and the rest of the family, which you would
not hear from Michael Fish!
Richardson weather forecast
is said to be our nation's favourite topic so do you have words to describe the
What word do you use for light rain? Is it "drizzle"
or maybe "shower"? What word do you use for heavy rain? Is it "chucking
it down" or maybe "pouring"? Let us know the words you would use.
live on the Marsh or along the coast and have phrases like William, which describe
local conditions? We would love to hear them.
TO STUART EXPLAIN THE WORD "GURTING"|
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be able to hear more from the family over the coming weeks and months...