Azhy Hasan, Member No 1,687, has just organised an exhibition of cloud photographs by members of The Cloud Appreciation Society in his home city of Erbil in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. The show, called ‘A Carnival in the Sky’, …read more…
Cloud Lovers, Unite!
At The Cloud Appreciation Society we love clouds, we’re not ashamed to say it and we’ve had enough of people moaning about them. Read our manifesto and see how we are fighting the banality of ‘blue-sky thinking’. If you agree with what we stand for, then join the society for a minimal one-off postage and administration fee and receive your very own official membership certificate and badge.
December 3, 2013
Cloud News Mount Etna ‘Smoke Rings’
Cloud Appreciation Society member, Ulrike Wilkens, has drawn our attention to this news article on the Spiegel Online website. The Sicilian volcano Mount Etna spews ‘smoke rings’ into the air which can be up to 200 meters in diameter. You …read more…
November 10, 2013
Cloud News Japanese artist brings fog to San Francisco
The San Francisco Bay Area is famous for its foggy conditions. So when Japanese artist, Fujiko Nakaya, was asked earlier this year to design a bridge for the city’s Exploratorium science centre she decided to make a Fog Bridge. Along …read more…
November 6, 2013
Cloud News We’ve put up Cloud of the Month for November
It’s a waterspout, and it explains why clouds sometimes rain fish… See the Cloud of The Month for November.
October 31, 2013
Cloud News The SKYE Guide to Extraordinary Clouds
Daniel Portolan works for Skye, AOL’s weather site and wanted to share their cool new infographic which offers a scrolling to guide to 11 extraordinary clouds and where they appear in the sky. The infographic also includes frames of reference …read more…
October 22, 2013
Cloud News Luke Howard’s Work on Clouds is Reissued
We were recently contacted by Dr Caroline Murray of the Cambridge Library Collection who thought that some of our members might be interested to know that they have reissued some of Luke Howard’s works on clouds: Seven Lectures on Meteorology, …read more…
October 11, 2013
Cloud News Our 2014 Cloud Calendar is now available
The Cloud Appreciation Society Cloud Calendar is always a favourite on our shop at this time of year. Thanks to the fantastic cloudspotting and photographic skills of our members, we have been able to put together a really beautiful calendar …read more…