It was feeling pretty cold last night. Mr L, being the weather geek that he is, looked on the web to see if he could…
It was a wild and windy one again last night. I woke in the night to find that the power had gone off. I dug…
Marvellous Marsh Marigolds, Mysterious Mushrooms and a Miserable Month
Beautiful Decay and a day of clouds and wind
A dark wet windswept day today. All energy is being sapped and nothing much is happening at all… especially in the kitchen, where plans for today have stalled. Where are all the good films when you need them?
So, we pass the Solstice and find ourselves either mid-Winter and facing the oncoming Spring, or just sinking into Winter. It’s not so much a matter of glass-half-full or glass-half-empty really, more which standard one chooses to adopt. According to the Met Office, Winter has just begun. Me? I understand that there are the oncoming wintry months to face still – but I do like the Pagan tradition of welcoming the returning sun. I just accept that although the sun is on his way, he has an awful long journey to make before we meet him at Platform 5 for his summer holidays in the Northern Isles.