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- Local Beliefs regarding good weather are
The sun going down red is a sign of good weather. When swallows fly high it is another sign of good weatherSmoke rising out of chimney perfectly straightSigns of coming stormsSeagulls seen on the landThe bar or harbor sounds louderA far off ring round the moon is sign of a near loud storm. A ring close to the moon denotes a far off storm. When the lake takes on a dark heavy appearance. Clouds flying quickly across the sky. The fire burns more fiercely and there is a blue blaze in it. Cat sits with her back to the fire. A redness in the eastern sky. A rainbow in the morning is a sign of bad weatherA rainbow at night is for good weather. Old Rhyme […] Seagulls
“Seagull seagull stay on the sand
There no good weather when you’re on the land.”Re-Winds- North wind cold and hard. East wind being hard and icy. East wind is supposed to bring colds and influenza. South wind soft mild(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.