The Shipping Forecast

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Well, this is mildly – not roughly – embarrassing: for some reason I thought I read last night that today was the Shipping Forecast’s 150th birthday, so I wrote this found poem about it and posted first thing this morning as well as tweeting with an inclusion to the @metoffice and #theshipping forecast.

It isn’t. The actual birthday was the 24th August of this year. Let’s hope the current forecast is more accurate than me. But as I wrote the poem and quite like [but withdrew it], here’s now celebrating 150 years, three months and a few days…

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