On the BBC’s Countryfile yesterday afternoon, the weatherman shown here explained how April 2012 had been very wet indeed. He used this graph to explain that in southern England since January 2010, there had only been three months that had received above average levels of rainfall. Of those, August 2010 was by far the wettest. It made me smile. August 2010 was, of course, the month that I chose to cycle from southern England to southern Italy along the Eurovelo 5. I can confirm that eastern France & Switzerland were just as soggy… More details in Good Vibrations: Crossing Europe on a Bike Called Reggie.