Weather forecast
June’s rain continues into July, we’re afraid, with the heaviest downpours saved for the weekend (though by Sunday there should be some short periods of sunshine). It’s all down to the low pressure, which seems to have taken off its shoes and socks and settled on the couch. Long-term forecast? More of the same. Click here for BBC local 5-day forecast

Train News
Is again excellent. National Rail Enquiries inform us that there will be no engineering works affecting Lewes Station for at least the next two weeks.

Radio and TV
TV Movie Highlight
Boys Don’t Cry Fri June 29, 11.45pm, BBC2
Hilary Swank won an Oscar for her performance in this tragic true-life tale, as Brandon Teena, the woman who was raped and murdered for passing as a man in small town Nebraska.
This week’s Private Passions (Sunday 1st, 12 noon, Radio 3) features 17th and 18th century historian Linda Colley, who chooses music she’s come across during her research, as well as pieces by Britten, Bach and Stravinsky.

Sites-we-like:
Met Office historical data. Check out the highs and lows, rain and sun from the nearest Met Office station (Eastbourne) over the last fifty years. Warning: for serious weather anoraks only.
www.metoffice.gov.uk/climate/uk/stationdata/eastbournedata.txt


Where did the get those hats? At the Patina fundraiser where over
£4,000 was raised
for a local charity for kids, thats where.
Photograph by Benedict Stenning