It is said that a 17th-century hurricane led William Shakespeare to write "The Tempest." If so, the timing of that storm means that it was probably also responsible for the British colonization of Bermuda, which occurred when a ship headed for Jamestown, Va., was blown off course
to the island.
But the report warns the weakness in the world economy means any upturn in the second half of the year will be fragile and could easily be blown off course
by a further worsening in the eurozone.
Many were blown off course
by strong wind gusts, and failed to navigate their descent to land inside a marked circle about 25ft in circumference in the park at the base of the towers.
BOSS Mark Evans was left cursing missed chances as Quins had their Parker Pen campaign blown off course
at the Stoop.
TONDU'S title challenge was blown off course
as they were held by the defiant visitors at a windswept Pandy Park.
SCOOP6 punters were blown off course
by a series of long-priced winners yesterday, when the biggest number of declared runners in the nine-week sequence hit the Tote-backed bet from all sides.
All people here can do, including me, is prepare for the worst and hope that by some miracle Irma is blown off course
A GIANT basking shark that washed up on the shores of the Clyde could have been blown off course
by recent storms.
Having been blown off course
for the last couple of years Bees found a morale-boosting port last week when they disposed of luckless Westoe for their second win of the season.
"She is always resplendent and glorious, like some exotic bird that has been blown off course
on to our unpretentious little High Street - and is never sad to get back to the city" - Tara Newley describes her mother Joan Collins when she comes to visit her in the countryside.
COLWYN BAY 0 FC HALIFAX 0 IN a break from league action, Colwyn Bay's hopes of making FA Trophy progress were blown off course
by a destructive wind at Llanelian Road.
Struggling in gusts of more than 30mph, the 26-year-old German was blown off course
in his pursuit of Lee Westwood at the top of the rankings and finished the day eight strokes off the pace.
Chancellor George Osborne: 'We won't be blown off course
by one month of bad weather'
He said: "He has been causing quite a flap among holidaymakers but I think there's a good chance he was blown off course
here as it has been very windy in the past couple of days." Mr Walker said there were many families with young children on holiday at the park, but he had not heard of any new births yet.
ANDY MURRAY admitted he was blown off course
by the windy conditions as he crashed to a 6-1 6-2 defeat by Rafael Nadal in the final of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells last night.